My First Chinese Picture Dictionary - book and 2 audio cds. This Chinese-English dictionary uses fun, child-centered scenes to introduce 1000 Chinese words and helps children to develop their vocabulary skills through thematic topics in pictures. Organized in 38 beautifully-illustrated everyday topics such as family, food, school, shopping, weather and recreation, it provides a clear context for learning new words. Each topic also offers one short reading passage for practicing the vocabulary words, guidance on related Chinese measure words and fun facts on the topic. Also included is an oral practice booklet that suggests questions that would encourage students to talk about a specific picture. The bound-in audio CDs allows students to hear each word pronounced. There is an English-Chinese index at the back of the book.
Whether used as a classroom text or a self-study tool, My First Chinese Picture Dictionary will rapidly increase students’ vocabulary. Presented in Simplified Chinese, Pinyin and English, it is an ideal study companion for Grades K-8.
Paperback, 104 pages.