First Chinese reader for beginners : bilingual for speakers of English : audio tracks online inclusive
Marina Chan (2016)
This reader assumes no prior knowledge of Chinese and is a good first reader, combining beginner-level characters with Pinyin transliteration and English translation.
Progresses from simple single sentences to two-page stories, with each section being introduced by an essential words list.
Accompanying audio readings are freely available for all text from the audiolego website (
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