This book is the master key to understanding Chinese and being able to make friends and do business in China. The authors, Ainhoa Segura and (Wang Xin) have developed a superb method that effectively leads anyone to these goals. Their system allows students to identify Chinese sounds and pronounce them accurately. The book includes a CD with audio files that enhance comprehension.
The book explores the lives and thoughts of two students at Binhai University of Foreign Affairs, located in Tianjin, China, who establish a relationship with one another. The left pages are written in Chinese characters with phonetic aids (pinyin) and on the opposite page, the text is translated in English. It is a great method for people interested in taking the first step towards the mastery of the Chinese language.