These six Easy-Read bilingual audiobooks are specially made to be compatible with Easy-Read Pen, a pen-shaped book reader onto which audio from specific books can be downloaded.
When Easy-Read Pen scans across book pages, either images or texts, the corresponding Chinese words, phrases, paragraphs, or dialogues are read out loudly in clear mandarin, a new technique of Point and Read. Please see E-reading pen: an interactive tool to learn Chinese for more details.
This package includes six bilingual flashcards to help children speak everyday Chinese in a flash: Daily Necessities, Pinyin, Colors & Shapes, Animals, Vegetables & Fruits and Body Parts. The card series feature bright, colorful and lively photos, their Chinese characters, the Pinyin (phonetic transcriptions) as well as English explanations of objects and concepts.
Research indicates that starting with basic words helps better understand memorize a new language. Daily Necessities gives children a quick start in learning Chinese for daily necessities, including Book, Pencil, Bed, Sofa and etc.
Pinyin provides a fun way for children to learn Chinese pin yin. The cards teach all pinyin letters to young children. Each card contains a pinyin letter with colorful picture illustrations. Along with each pinyin is a Chinese word that showcases how to pronounce the pinyin letter correctly.
Colors & Shapes helps children identify, associate, and assort colors and shapes, recognize patterns, and to use their memory. The high-quality print is nicely produced to capture the vivid color and exceptional detail of the original.
Animals, Vegetables & Fruits and Body Parts help children identify different types of animals, vegetables, fruits and body parts in Chinese and English. Seeing the bright, colorful and lively photos and the Chinese/English words together will help students visualize the words they are learning and speed up their learning.
You can upload the audio files of these books into your Easy-Read Pen. These audio files are available from a CD that comes with the books. Or you can download them from here.
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Demo Video for Bilingual Flashcards (6 Easy-Read Bilingual Audiobooks)
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