Simplified Form - Novice
Education and Schools: School Supplies Through the Years
This is a blog post speculating on school supplies that children have taken to school through the centuries, beginning with brushes and ink and ending with notebook computers.
Education and Schools: University Names
This text provides a short list of prominent universities in China. Most names can be identified by their city names.
This text is the caption to a family photograph that a Chinese pen-friend sends to you.
Film and Film Stars: Jackie Chan
This text is about Jackie Chan, an actor who stars in Hong Kong action thrillers and has appeared in over 100 films. He is best known for his comic, stunt-based fighting style.
Films and Film Stars: 2007 Oscar Awards
This text is adapted from an extract from PRC news sources about the 2007 Oscar Awards.
Food: Beverage Menu
This menu presents the alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages in offered in a typical Chinese restaurant.
Food: Dumplings Menu
This is a menu posted at a sidewalk vendor's stall.
Food: Great Wall Restaurant Menu
This text is a menu from a Chinese restaurant.
Food: What Dumplings Shall We Eat
This is the transcript of a conversation between two friends who are deciding what to eat for lunch.
Geography: Asian Country Capitals
This text provides the names of selected Asian countries and their capitals.