This Chinese Idiom Stories Package includes an Easy-Read pen, two Chinese Idiom Stories audiobooks, eight Baby's First Audiobooks, a USB cable, a battery charger, a simulation Point-and-Read digital book, a MP3 play card, a User’s guide and other accessories.
Easy-Read pen is one product of E-reading pens, a pen-shaped book reader onto which audio from specific books can be downloaded. It reads aloud corresponding Chinese and/or English words, phrases, paragraphs, or dialogues when scanned across compatible images or texts of paper books, a new technique of Point and Read.
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.
The 10 audiobooks included are:
- Eight Baby's First Audiobooks that are excellent for baby's early education: Chinese Characters, Chinese Stories, Chinese Traditional Cultural Studies, Numbers & Math, Thinking Skills, Science, Music and English Stories. Children can hear the instructions when the Easy-Read Pen touches a text or drawing on the pages.
- Two Chinese Idiom Stories audiobooks. Each book features an excellent selection of the most popular Chinese idiom stories on history of humanity, fables and legends, nature and geography, dynasty suppression in history, which have significant and far-reaching impacts on Chinese cultural continuity.
Chinese idioms, often referred as Chengyu, are a type of traditional Chinese idiomatic expressions, most of which consist of four characters. They were widely used in classical Chinese and are still common in vernacular Chinese writing and spoken Chinese today.
Each Chinese idiom, or Chengyu, is a short phrase, usually with a Chinese story with significant and interesting meaning. A Chinese idiom story will not only tell you the meaning of a phrase, but also help you learn more about ancient Chinese culture.
For limited warranty, returns & exchanges of the E-reading pen, please see Q & A about E-Reading Pen
for more details.
Here is a demo video for Chinese Idiom Stories
. Please enable your computer audio and increase the speaker volume so that you can hear the sound track.
Demo Video for Chinese Idiom Stories (2 Easy-Read Audiobooks)
My two-year-old daughter is using the Easy-Read pen to learn Chinese words and phrases by herself. For more information, please visit The resources my twins are using to acquire Chinese