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Chinese Breeze

2nd Edition
by Yuehua Liu, et al. Chengzhi Chu
Description

Please note: the 2nd Edition of Chinese Breeze is being released title by title. Updated editions of individual titles in the series will be added here as they become available.

Chinese Breeze is a well-crafted series of entertaining Chinese graded readers designed for college and high school students. The series offers language learners at all levels the opportunity to read for pleasure while simultaneously developing reading comprehension skills, building confidence, and increasing motivation. 

Each text is presented in simplified characters. Pinyin and English definitions of new vocabulary words are provided in the footnotes. Audio recordings of each text can be downloaded from the publisher's website; for additional help with the download process, please refer to the Resources section below.

In this Series

Features
  • Eight carefully graded levels increasing from 8,000 to 30,000 characters in length to suit the reading comprehension of first through fourth-year Chinese students.
  • A wide variety of genres including detective, adventures, romance, fantasy, horror, society, and more to suit all interests.
  • Careful selection of the most useful vocabulary for actual communication in modern standard Chinese.
  • Highly recycled base words in various contexts at each level to maximize language development.
  • Mostly original stories providing fresh and exciting material for Chinese language learners.
  • Authentic and engaging language crafted by professional writers teamed with pedagogical experts.
  • Full-color illustrations to reinforce learners' reading comprehension.