Mandarin Express

Pre-Intermediate Level A

Student's Book

About This Book

This book is the first book of Mandarin Express Pre-Intermediate Level, also marks the start of the Development Stage. During the previous two stages, students have made huge progress in their Chinese reading and writing, as well as their spoken Mandarin. It is something to be really proud of that they are now here!

Mandarin Express Pre-Intermediate Level A serves as a converging point of Mandarin Express series and Chinese Reading and Writing series. All texts presented in the book are short and interesting Chinese texts without pinyin. This book excels in drawing students' attention to matters related to them, and at the same time opens up the path for them to accumulate Chinese characters quickly. 

This book focuses on ten advanced topics in ten lessons. Vocabularies related to the theme are provided, as well as many illustrations on how to use these vocabularies into speeches and narratives. Special sections are designed to give students opportunities to use their newly learned knowledge into more communications and presentations in Mandarin. There is a review section for every five lessons. Students can take a break and check their progress. This book is a major step towards Chinese proficiency, helping students make both of their conversation and writing more comprehensive.


ISBN: 978-988-13662-8-3
Author: Zhang Xuehong
Edition: 2nd Edition
Publication time: 2014
Pages: 64
Audio: 1 CD (53 min)


Book Aims

  • Focus on ten advanced topics
  • Build up a critical amount of characters and words
  • Improve students' ability in conversation as well as writing
Stage: Development
Duration: 80 class hours

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