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An Old Painting

An Old Painting

2nd Edition
by Yuehua Liu, Chengzhi Chu, Shaoling Zhao
ISBN:
9787301298534
$8.95
Description

In the art dealer’s shop, the old gentleman picked up the old painting once again. He looked it up and down, left and right. He held it up, contemplating it for a few minutes. His eyes opened wider and wider. Finally, he turned to Shaxiao, the Little Silly, a rag boy who stood nearby, and said: “Sell this painting to me. I’ll pay a lot of money, enough for your family to live on for a hundred years!”. Surprisingly, Shaxiao replied, “Sir, I’m sorry. I can’t sell it to you…”

Specs

Publisher: 
Peking University Press
Trim Size: 
5 x 8
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.