CHINESE BIOGRAPHIES LANG LANG; 2E SIMP W PINYIN

CHINESE BIOGRAPHIES LANG LANG; 2E SIMP W PINYIN

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Marvel at Lang Lang’s ability to overcome a tough childhood and become a piano virtuoso.

Discover the story of world-famous pianist Lang Lang, one of classical music’s most renowned stars. Born in Shenyang in 1982 and educated in both China and the United States, Lang Lang achieved international acclaim for his musical ability before the age of twenty. In this engaging biography, readers will learn how this contemporary cultural icon overcame the many challenged on this path to stardom and come to admire his inspiring strength of character.

Features:

  • Pre- and post-reading comprehension questions to build reading fluency
  • Epilogue with updated personal and professional information
  • Companion website with audio and a rich array of resources to support instruction and practice

Appropriate for classroom instruction or independent study, the Chinese Biographies series is ideal for high school, college, and heritage learners who have mastered 500-1,000 Chinese characters.

A pinyin-free version of Lang Lang is also available.

SKU: 9781622910984 Language: Chinese Series: CHINESE BIOGRAPHIES Volume: N/A Edition: N/A Categories: ,

About the Author

Grace Wu' is a Senior' Lecturer in Foreign Language in the Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations at the University of Pennsylvania, specializing in Chinese literacy and Chinese character teaching. Currently, Grace is the Chinese Reading and Writing Course coordinator at the Penn Chinese Language Program. Combining Grace's creativity and her 20-year experience in the field of Chinese language education, the Chinese Biographies series has been selected as the best grant project of 2012 for the School of Arts and Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania.

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