Author(s): Yamin Ma, Xinying Li
Easy Steps to Chinese adopts a new approach to teaching Chinese as a second or a foreign language.. It is designed for young students taking GCSE/IGCSE/A-Level Mandarin Chinese Exams (UK), SAT II / AP-Chinese Examinations (USA), IB Chinese Exam, Australian Chinese exams, HSK (Mainland China), or for those students who are starting to learn Chinese on their own. Easy Steps to Chinese has three stages: Stage 1 - Books 1 and 2; Stage 2 - Books 3, 4, 5 and 6; Stage 3 - Books 7 and 8. After completing this series, the students will acquire a vocabulary of approximately 1600 Chinese characters, and develop confidence in using Chinese to communicate either orally or in written forms.