This beautiful notebook makes studying a pleasure!
Each double page spread has squared paper on the right-hand side for practicing formation of the Chinese characters, and lined paper on the left-hand side for note-taking. A ten-page reference section at the back of the notebook gives Mandarin character charts, key vocabulary, and basic grammar tips.
Pages 1–2 How to write Chinese characters
Pages 3–8 How to write 48 basic characters
Pages 9–120 Blank pages for writing practice
Pages 121–123 Grammar, pronunciation and character tips
Pages 124–126 HSK Level 1 and 2 vocabulary lists
About the Author: Vivian Ling was born in wartime China and educated in the U.S. She taught for 24 years at Oberlin College before moving overseas to direct study-abroad Chinese language programs, most notably the Inter-University Program for Chinese Language Studies at National Taiwan University in Taipei and Tsinghua University in Beijing. Her last position was Director of the Chinese Flagship program at Indiana University. She has authored and edited Chinese language textbooks, dictionaries, books on modern Chinese literature, and most recently The Field of Chinese Language Education in the U.S.: A Retrospective of the 20th Century. She lives in Washington DC.