China, among most civilizations, has one of the longest histories and one of the richest cultures. The reading helps one understand the diverse aspects of Chinese society, from its traditions to its bustling cities. Topics include education, geography, contemporary urban life, and much more. There are legends of heroes in every culture of the world. Have you heard of any Chinese heroes who are known to every household in China? Why were assassins, a naughty trouble-making monkey, even an ordinary lady being considered heroes? This book will take you into the world of 11 famous Chinese heroes and help you enjoy reading Chinese while learning a lot about Chinese culture.
Our main diction and vocabulary are based on the HSK. This book belongs to the intermediate-advanced level of our Read about China series, equivalent to the intermediate level of HSK and suitable for people who are preparing for the AP Chinese examination.
- Every story starts with some brief questions, which challenge your curiosity so that after reading the story you will feel a deeper impact.
- Each story is divided into short paragraphs making reading and comprehension of the content easier.
- To facilitate understanding of the content, Hanyu Pinyin (romanised Chinese), English translation and explanation of vocabulary are attached.
- More background of the stories has been included in Expansion Reading.
- Mind challenging games are included as well.