•        繁體字、簡體字並列
  •        漢語拼音、注音兼用
  •        實用、文化教材並重
  •        聽、說、讀、寫並進
  •        生字、生詞英文註解
  •        會話、諺語、詩歌英譯
  •        兒歌、會話訓練聽說
  •        全部教材口語
  •        寓德育、智育、美育於中文教學
  •        適合中文學校英語地區各級學校中文課程
實用華語中文教材系列共十三冊,由淺入深。

適合學齡兒童初學至十二年級學習中文使用。
講故事學中文
Practical Chinese is a series of textbooks designed for native English speakers to learn Chinese in
Chinese School or Chinese Language Classes.

The entire series of
Practical Chinese is composed of 13 books, including Preschool Speaking and
Singing Book, and Textbooks (1 to 12).

Preschool Speaking and Singing Book comes with a drawing book, a learning book and an audio
CD.  It emphasizes the learning of the pinyin and recognizing the Chinese characters through pictures,
rhymes, songs, and poems.

Books 1-12: Each volume comes with 2 workbooks. There are 12 lessons in each book and each lesson
includes a conversation with an English translation. Combined instructions for the four basic skills,
listening, speaking, reading and writing, are emphasized. Attention is paid to the instructions for the
pronunciation, grammar, and vocabulary. The sentence patterns and grammar that are presented to
students emphasize functional usage. Staring from book 3 each lesson includes a proverb with an English
translation.

Supplementary Materials such as
Chinese Poems and Chinese Idioms and Fables come with audio CDs.
Chinese Poems can be sung or chanted to world famous songs. Chinese interpretations and English
translations have also been provided.
Chinese Idioms and Fable, a set with 2 books and 2 audio CDs,
includes reading comprehension and Contents discuss in order to help student understand.


In order to make the study of Chinese easier and more interesting, the books have the following features:
  • Traditional and Simplified Characters are displayed side by side. Even the workbooks have this
    feature to help students learn.
  • Vocabulary and Phrases are listed with Pinyin and English definitions.
  • Practical and cultural contents are used to compile this series. On one hand, they are functional
    and interesting to the learner, and on the other hand, they teach Chinese philosophy, history,
    literature and the arts.  
  • The topics in this series of books have been carefully selected.  There is a gradual increase in
    difficulty and repetition of content is stressed.
  • Pinyin and Phonetic Systems are used simultaneously in the textbooks.