Paint Feet on a Snake (Full form edition)
Paint Feet on a Snake (Full form edition)
An Intermediate Mandarin Reader
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Asian Studies
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User’s guide
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Lesson 1 Paint feet on a snake
Lesson 2 View flowers from horseback
Lesson 3 Community first, self second
Lesson 4 Three at dawn, four at dusk
Lesson 5 Losing a horse might just be a lucky thing
Lesson 6 The fox that borrows the tiger’s might
Lesson 7 The man from Qi who worried about the sky
Lesson 8 Pretend to play the yu to make up the numbers
Lesson 9 A frog at the bottom of a well
Lesson 10 Self-contradiction
Lesson 11 Amaze the world with a single cry
Lesson 12 Bright kids don’t always make brilliant grown-ups
Vocabulary index
Grammar index

Maghiel van Crevel, Chin-Hui Lin

Paint Feet on a Snake (Full form edition)

An Intermediate Mandarin Reader

"Paint Feet on a Snake is intended for Chinese Studies majors, China-focused students in other fields, heritage learners, and professionals. It will help improve vocabulary and grammar competence, and foster reading strategies and writing and translation skills, for use in academic and professional settings. Available in full-form and simplified character editions Aimed at learners of Mandarin with a command of about 850 characters and 1200 vocabulary items Suitable for language acquisition programs and for programs combining linguistic and cultural competence Optimized in pilot editions at Leiden University"

Maghiel van Crevel

Maghiel van Crevel is professor of Chinese language and literature at Leiden University. A specialist of contemporary poetry, he has published a dozen books in English, Dutch, and Chinese, including scholarly monographs and edited volumes, literary translations, and language textbooks.

Chin-Hui Lin

Lin Chin-hui is lecturer in Mandarin at the University of Göttingen.