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The Painted Skin

The Painted Skin

2nd Edition
by Yuehua Liu, Chengzhi Chu, Qin Xie
ISBN:
9787301303788
$8.95
Description

A long time ago, Scholar Wang came across a girl while he strolled along a creek near his home. The girl was astonishingly pretty, but looked haggard and despondent. Attracted by such beauty, Wang took her back and hid her in his private study house, and they spent many happy days together. However, one day when Wang came back from outside, he saw something that scared him to death: A dreadful ghost sat down at his desk, put on a piece of painted skin, and turned into his pretty girl…

Specs

Publisher: 
Peking University Press
Publication Date: 
2020
Format: 
Paperback
About the Series

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 streamed by scanning the QR code on the back of each book.

About the Author(s)

Yuehua Liu was a distinguished scholar in Chinese linguistics and language pedagogy. She authored numerous articles and books, including the acclaimed Integrated Chinese series.

Chengzhi Chu is an Associate Professor of Chinese in the East Asian Languages and Culture department at University of California Davis. His primary research interests include Chinese linguistics, cognitive semantics, Chinese language pedagogy, and the application of computer technology in language instruction.