Published: August 2015
Paint Feet on a Snake (Simplified Character 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
Lin Chin-hui is lecturer in Mandarin at the University of Göttingen.
Maghiel van Crevel is Professor of Chinese language and literature at Leiden University.
Download the front matter and chapter 1 of Paint Feet on a Snake (Simplified Character Edition)