* Photos and illustrations in authentic contexts make every lesson interesting and show students what everyday life is like in China. * Controlled Assessment spreads in every chapter help students prepare for the writing and speaking assessments. * Examiner tips and advice on improving grades in ResultsPlus sections. * A wide variety of activities on every spread so you can differentiate your teaching to suit students of all abilities. * Strong focus on learning Chinese characters with tips, advice and vocabulary boxes throughout and a section on Chinese character acquisition at the back of the book. * Discrete extension units provide extra stretch activities for more able students.