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Chinese Summer Reading

Summer Reading for 2021

 

Below are the readings for the level you are entering.

Chinese I:
No readings

Chinese II:

  • 《我一定要找到她》I Really Want to Find Her… (Second Edition) Kindle Edition: available at Amazon.com

You can look up words you don’t know by highlighting the words and clicking “Dictionary” in the popup window.  If the default dictionary is not “A Modern Chinese-English Dictionary”, then click the sign on the upper right corner.  You will see an array of dictionaries.  Choose “A Modern Chinese-English Dictionary”.  Enjoy your reading and do the exercises toward the end of the e-book to check your reading comprehension. 

Chinese III:

  • 《你最喜欢谁》Whom Do You Like More? (Second Edition) Kindle Edition: available at Amazon.com
  • 《一个电脑公司的秘密》Secrets of a Computer Company (Second Edition) Kindle Edition: available at Amazon.com

    Please read 《你最喜欢谁》first, then 《一个电脑公司的秘密》.  For the words you don’t know, you can look them up by highlighting the words and clicking “Dictionary” in the popup window.  If the default dictionary is not “A Modern Chinese-English Dictionary”, then click the sign on the upper right corner.  You will see an array of dictionaries.  Choose “A Modern Chinese-English Dictionary”.  Enjoy your reading and do the exercises toward the end of the e-book to check your reading comprehension. 

Honors Chinese Language:

 1.  Read the following two books:

  • 《第三只眼睛》The Third Eye (Second Edition) Kindle Edition: available at Amazon.com

  • 《画皮》The Painted Skin (Second Edition) Kindle Edition: available at Amazon.com

You can look up words you don’t know by highlighting the words and clicking “Dictionary” in the popup window.  If the default dictionary is not “A Modern Chinese-English Dictionary”, then click the sign on the upper right corner.  You will see an array of dictionaries.  Choose “A Modern Chinese-English Dictionary”.  Enjoy your reading and do the exercises toward the end of the e-book to check your reading comprehension. 

2. Choose one of the following two TV dramas and watch at least 8 episodes:

 

Honors Advanced Seminar in Chinese:

 1.  Read the following two books:

  • 《竞争对手》The Competitor (Chinese Edition) Kindle Edition: available at Amazon.com
  • 《沉鱼落雁》Beauty and Grace (Chinese Edition) Kindle Edition: available at Amazon.com

You can look up words you don’t know by highlighting the words and clicking “Dictionary” in the popup window.  If the default dictionary is not “A Modern Chinese-English Dictionary”, then click the sign on the upper right corner.  You will see an array of dictionaries.  Choose “A Modern Chinese-English Dictionary”.  Enjoy your reading and do the exercises toward the end of the e-book to check your reading comprehension. 

2. Choose one of the following three TV dramas and watch at least 10 episodes:

Honor Advanced Topics in Chinese:

1.  Read four news articles (more than 1000 characters each) and write a 100-character summary for each of them.  Share your writings with me via Google Drive by the class time on the first day of school when school resumes. Please include the URLs of the new articles in your writings.

2.  Choose one of the following four TV dramas and watch at least 10 episodes: