From 100e.com: To Teachers and Parents Chinese for Children is an elementary textbook designed especially for the teaching of Chinese to children abroad of pre-school age. There are three volumes in all, each consisting of twenty lessons. Volume I is aimed at teaching children Chinese pronunciation and the four tones by means of plenty of pronunciation drills; volumes and deal mainly with basic sentence patterns which are simple and easily understood by children. Each volume includes appendix of teacher's notes. This set of books takes a practical approach, presenting the children with words and phrases most useful in their everyday life. The topics chosen for each text are interesting to children because they focus on a child's world: it is children, Chinese and foreign, who speak in the text, and talk about children's games such as playing doctor, and tell stories such as the Monkey King and even of a journey to the moon in their dreams. The texts are in the form of dialogue, enlivened with riddles, nursery rhymes, games and drawings. Its colourful language, together with large number of illustration, make this book most appealing to children. After completing this set of books children will have a basic knowledge of the Chinese language: pronunciation, a 340-character vocabulary, and some basic sentence patterns, thus laying a solid foundation for future study of the Chinese language. To help your children pronounce Chinese correctly, we have also produced the cassette tapes to accompany the texts.100e.com makes this book becomes vivid, visualized and interesting: Playing synchronously: sentence can be showed while the voice is broadcasting; Point and make the sentence read: You can point any sentence you want to learn and it will read automatically. You can learn any sentence intensively and repeatedly. Read sentences follow the book recording: Listen to the original sound and imitate it, and then you can compare the original sound and your own sound. Its controlled by voice. Its full of intelligence and full-automatic.
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