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Stepping Stones Lesson Eight

Duke Ye Likes Dragons

The eighth lesson in the Stepping Stones series uses a story about a Duke who really liked dragons. One day a real dragon goes to visit the Duke and when this happens he becomes very afraid. This lesson introduces twenty-seven new characters.






To study this lesson, just follow the seven numbered steps in the Study Guide below. Click on the link for each step to find everything you'll need.

Study Guide:

1. Audio immersion - Familiarize yourself with the sound of the story

2. Audio practice - Learn to recite the story, one line at a time

3. Vocabulary study - Learn the sound and meaning of each character and how it is written

4. Vocabulary review - Test yourself on the characters you've learned

6. Reading practice - Read the story in Chinese (you can do this!)

7. Exercises - Apply what you've learned

Once you have completed all of these steps and you can read the story comfortably, you are ready to go on to Lesson 9.