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Our Geese Have Gone

Our Geese Have Gone

2nd Edition
by Yuehua Liu, Chengzhi Chu, Shaoling Zhao
ISBN:
9787301291634
$8.95
Description

Twenty-five years ago, people in my village did not know that wild geese should be protected from hunting.  My grandfather was the best of the hunters, selling the geese in town to pay for my schooling.  One day, as he hunted, an eagle attacked the flock of geese, injuring the lead goose.  My grandfather drove the eagle off and brought the lead goose home to tend to its wounds.  Soon, the goose's mate joined it, and my grandfather, hunter of wild geese, found himself with two new companions...

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.