This popular series uses an exciting approach to teaching Chinese. Designed by the authors of the popular Chinese Made Easy and Chinese Made Easy for Kids, it is based on feedback and suggestions from teachers who use those texts in their classrooms. The new program includes careful pacing, up-to-date topics, attractive page designs and practical activities. The workbooks provide exercises and writing practice in pinyin and Chinese characters. Students acquire a vocabulary of 1,600 characters, plus confidence in speaking and writing Chinese.