English Chinese Joke Book
The English Chinese Joke Book is a collection of 100 jokes in easy English and is a great way for you to improve your ability to speak, read, and understand English. So how does it work?
Jokes: On each page you have a joke in English. The jokes have been selected so that they are not too difficult and don’t rely on puns.
Vocabulary: If your English is not great, you can read the vocabulary in blue before you start reading the joke.
Audio: Every joke has an audio file so you can hear the joke read by Tim Shoesmith, a native speaker of English.
Translation: If you want to check your understanding, there’s a Mandarin translation on the following page.
Cartoons: Some amusing cartoons will help set the joke in context.
Keyhole Culture: A new section introducing British culture: sport, architecture, literature, natural beauty and food.
The book has proved very popular with thousands of people who have a basic knowledge of English - give it a try and see what you think.