Synopses & Reviews
The STANDARD CHINESE series of elementary and intermediate Chinese language texts, developed at Yale and used at Yale as well as other places for many years, includes a group of texts for spoken Chinses, a separate series for reading and writing, and in addition, a companion series of workbooks. The entire series is supported by audio tape programs available separately. Please write the publisher for a free catalog.The series utilizes Hanyu Pinyin transcription system and includes practice materials in both forms of the Chinese character ('traditional' and simplified).
This book begins the Written Standard Chinese series. It introduces 300 basic characters, using pinyin romanization and both traditional and simplified forms.