Graded Readers

HSK 1 | My Dad Loves Drinking Tea

My dad is a doctor and this year, he’s 60 years old. He doesn’t like drinking water, but he loves drinking tea.…

HSK 1 | My Family's Dog

My family has a three-year-old dog named Rice. In the afternoon on Monday, August 6, 2018, my mom and I caught sight…

HSK 3 | My Neighbor Little Xia

The first time I ever saw my neighbor, Little Xia, was on a hot summer day. Although the hallway of our apartment…

HSK 5 | Chinese Gift Giving Etiquette

Ever since ancient times, Chinese culture has emphasized the importance of social conventions. Therefore, it is important to keep in mind proper…

HSK 5 | The Cowherd and the Weaver Girl

The seventh day of the seventh lunar month is a traditional Chinese holiday called Double Seven Festival, also known as Chinese Valentine’s…