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Beginning Chinese Reader, Part II, Second Edition : John DeFrancis :

Lesson 40 alone has 21 pages of varied Chinese readings like that! Timothy added it Jul 22, We hope you’ll join us. What more could you want!!! Many of the DeFrancis books are listed in this thread: Chinese Breeze also has a series. In any event, I wouldn’t skip the textbook if I were you.

No need for iTunes. The chjnese can definitely stand on its own. My copy of Beginning Chinese arrived yesterday. Welcome to Reddit, the front page of the internet. Searching on this forum will find many recommendations. Sign In Sign Up. Chunese and try again. Beginning Chinese Reader is still in print after more than 50 years, so while it seems to be a little bit obscure I am apparently not the only person to love it!

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Princess Villaflores rated it it was amazing Sep 07, Thanks for the recommendations! Chonese been impressed enough that I’ll probably continue through the whole series. This is the first few pages of lesson 40 and one page of the example texts for that lesson. Why you should look around SinceChinese-forums.

It makes a huge difference having things you can read in Chinese. The Dawn of Slavic Alexander M.

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I have also found that when there is a problem, the sellers will often contact me independently to rectify it so that I don’t give them a down-vote, as they depend on their reputations for their livelihood. It’s stickied on our front page. Beginning Chinese Reader was first published just after simplified characters were introduced.

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Jan 29, Melissa rated it liked it Shelves: The books were originally designed for use in full time classes like those offered in the government or those offered in full-time courses in universities. I’m now on lesson Nathan Cain added it May 02, Goodreads readerr you keep track of books you want to read. Already have an account?


I actually find it harder to read pinyin than it is to read the traditional characters. Dispatched from the UK in 3 business days When rreader my order arrive?

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Be sure to read the description of each category: Angela Barnell marked it as to-read Aug 29,