First Step: Workbook for Modern Chinese Book uri icon


  • This workbook is a companion volume to First Step, the elementary Chinese textbook. Featuring both traditional and simplified characters along with pinyin and English translation, the workbook includes comprehensive exercises and character writing sheets with information on the stroke orders of newly introduced characters. Perforated pages facilitate student use and easy handling of homework, and the workbook also includes more than 120 color illustrations. Listening exercises that help students learn to identify and pronounce the tones used in contemporary spoken Chinese are paired with free online audio files, accessible on smartphones, tablets and laptops.

author list (cited authors)

  • Chou, C. P., Wang, J., & Lei, J.

complete list of authors

  • Chou, CP||Wang, J||Lei, J

publication date

  • January 2014