An Advanced Chinese reader with pinyin and an English translation to help Chinese language learners read Chinese literature, learn Chinese history, and study Chinese characters
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Lu Xun, the father of modern Chinese literature, is an essential read for the intermediate and advanced student of Chinese. The New Year’s Sacrifice is one of Lu Xun’s best work from his second collection of short stories, Wondering Where to Turn.
Due to its complex writing system, Chinese is one of the most difficult languages in the world. Full literacy of Chinese requires a working knowledge of three to four thousand Chinese characters and breaking into reading Chinese literature is a daunting task. Capturing Chinese: The New Year’s Sacrifice by Lu Xun presents the best modern Chinese story as a comprehensive tool to help students of Chinese read Chinese literature in its original form.
Footnotes highlight the more difficult vocabulary and pinyin is provided for the entire text. There is no need to constantly consult a dictionary or to look up difficult characters by radical. Historical events, people, and places are explained throughout and illustrations recreate the scenes. The text used in this book is in simplified characters.
• Full story unabridged in simplified Chinese
• Pinyin for the entire text
• English Translation
• Definitions for difficult vocabulary
• Historical explanations and summaries
• Illustrations throughout
• Free MP3s read by two native speakers
Free audio files of Lu Xun’s The New Year’s Sacrifice are also included with the purchase of this book and are available for download from www.CapturingChinese.com. The audio files include both a woman and male speaker.
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