Chinese Breeze Graded Reader Series, Level 3: Shanbo Liang & Yingtai Zhu (2nd Edition)750 Word Level
Liu Yuehua/Chu Chengzhi
Peking University Press
78 pag. paperback 14 x 20 cm
"A pair of beautiful big butterflies flew out of the grave, and they flew happily under the rainbow. People say that this is what Shanbo Liang and Yingtai Zhu changed."
This story was over a thousand years ago. At that time, girls could not go to school. Yingtai Zhu went to school pretending to be a boy and fell in love with her classmate Shanbo Liang. Later, Shanbo knew that she is a girl and loved het very much. Neither of them could leave each other. But Yintai's parents wanted her to marry with anothe man. Shanbo was so anxious that he became seriously ill and finally died. For their love, Yingtai also died in front of Shanbo's grave...
About the Series
Chinese Breeze is a well-crafted series of entertaining Chinese graded readers designed for college and high school students. The series offers language learners at all levels the opportunity to read for pleasure while simultaneously developing reading comprehension skills, building confidence, and increasing motivation.
Each text is presented in simplified characters. New vocabulary words with pinyin and English definitions are provided in the footnotes. Audio recordings of each text can be streamed by scanning the QR code on the back of each book.