Far East Everyday Chinese for Children is a beginning Mandarin Chinese language program designed for students aged nine to twelve. Each lesson features a specific topic with relevant learning materials, designed to help learners acquire basic communication skills in everyday Chinese. To assist comprehension and to encourage language use, the book includes vivid pictures, cartoons, and photographs. A variety of listening and speaking activities provide students with opportunities to imitate and repeat the language in meaningful contexts. It is abundant in all kinds of materials designed for different purposes, aimed at making the learning of Chinese more complete and inspiring. There are five components of the book: Student Book, Workbook, Teacher’s Guide, CDs, and CD-ROM. Both traditional Chinese and simplified Chinese editions are available.