Mandarin Companion: Now everyone can read books in Chinese that are fun and accelerate language learning. Each book is carefully written to use only characters, words, and grammar that a learner is likely to know.
The Mandarin Companion Leveling System has been meticulously developed through an in-depth analysis of textbooks, education programs and natural Chinese language. Every story is written in a simple style that is fun and easy to understand. Level 1 is intended for Chinese learners who have at least a strong elementary level of Chinese. Most students will be able to approach this book after one to two years of formal study. This version is entirely in traditional characters.
Mr. and Mrs. Zhang live with their grown son, Guisheng, who works at a factory. One day Mr. Qian, an old friend of Mr. Zhang, comes to visit the family after having spent years traveling in the mysterious hills of Yunnan. Mr. Qian tells the Zhang family of a monkey's paw he was given that has magical powers to grant three wishes to the holder. Against his better judgment, Mr. Qian gives the monkey paw to the Zhang family with a warning that the wishes come with a great price for trying to change one's fate...
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Good book but needs corrections
Still has some simplified or incorrect characters. The weird part is even though some characters have been converted in some sentences, the same character will still be simplified in another. 聽 for one example.