A short, sweet children’s essay about how umbrellas look on a rainy day. The Chinese title is 小伞花.
A quick child’s essay about two toy bears – a present from mom.
A young child’s thoughts and description of watermelon, their favorite fruit.
A short first-person essay about a kid lighting firecrackers with his parents. I went back and forth on whether to classify this as “beginner” or “intermediate”. It’s easier than most of my intermediate stuff, but it’s got a tighter density of higher-level words than my beginner stuff. But it’s only a few sentences long. I […]
A sweet essay about a young child doing something nice for her mother.
Just in case you were wondering, below is a short intermediate essay on How to Make Friends.
A passage from a BLCU textbook in which a university student laments about catching a cold.
This short essay, taken from the Beijing Language and Culture University beginner comprehension textbook, is written from the perspective of a friend visiting Jiang Ping （江苹） before she leaves the country.