Practical Chinese Reader Texts & Exercises with Sound Files

  1. Students are expected to prepare all the following materials before their weekly classes.
  2. Click the links under "Lessons" to listen and read the texts. When you are on a Chinese text web page, you can either click on the title of the text to download the sound file of the lesson or you can click on the Chinese sentences and listen to the lesson sentence by sentence with the English translation in the pop-up windows.
  3. You will need the hardcopies of the Practical Chinese Reader to follow the exercises under "Ex". Click here for the ktmatu PCR vocabulary

Michaemas Term

Week Lessons Pronunciation & lab work Listening Grammar Speaking and other exercises
One 1-5 Pinyin Ex 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 Pinyin table Tasks for Week 1 Characters
Two 6-8 Pinyin Ex 6, 7, 8      Pinyin practice Comprehension    Tasks for Week 2 Characters
Three 9-11 Pinyin Ex 9,10,11   Pinyin practice Comprehension Tasks for Week 3 Characters
Four 12-14 Ex 12, 13, 14       Vacb test Tasks for Week 4 Speaking
Five 15-17 Ex L.16, 17           Vacb test Tasks for Week 5 Speaking
Six 18-19 Ex L. 18, 19  Dictation exercises Vacb test Tasks for Week 6 Speaking
Seven 20-21 Ex L. 20, 21   Tasks for Week 7 Speaking
Eight 22-23 Ex L. 22, 23 Comprehension Tasks for Week 8 Speaking

Hilary Term

Week Lessons Pronunciation & lab work Listening Grammar Speaking and other exercises
One 24-26 Ex L. 24 25,  26 Comprehension Tasks for Week 1  
Two 27-28 Ex L. 27 28 Comprehension Tasks for Week 2 Interpreting
Three 29-30 Ex L. 29,  30 Comprehension Tasks for Week 3 Interpreting    New words
Four 31-32 Ex L. 31 32 Comprehension Tasks for Week 4 Interpreting    New words
Five 33-34 Ex L. 33 34 Comprehension Tasks for Week 5 Interpreting    New words
Six 35-36 Ex L. 35 Comprehension Tasks for Week 6 Interpreting    New words
Seven 37-38 LL Ex Comprehension Tasks for Week 7  
Eight 39-40 LL Ex  Chinese script Comprehension Tasks for Week 8  

Trinity Term

Lessons 41-42

LL Ex  Chinese script  

Lessons 43-44  Comprehension

LL Ex  Chinese script

Lessons 45-46 Comprehension

LL Ex Chinese script

Lessons 47-48

LL Ex Chinese script

Lessons 49-50 Revision Revision Revision