By: Disney and 童趣出版有限公司
Originally Published In: China
Language: Simplified Chinese
Pages per book: 48
Lines per page: 2-6 lines
Price per book: $6.96
Luka® can read these books!
Introducing some of our new favorite leveled reader books: 迪士尼学而乐我会自己读(dí shì ní xué ér lè wǒ huì zì jǐ dú) Disney Learning I Can Read Series. This set consists of the second 12 books in a leveled reader series that, in total, introduces 1100 frequent Chinese characters to your child through their favorite Disney friends.
Each level of books is created to build on the previous level's vocabulary, length of sentences and language complexity. The order characters compliments the Chinese language curriculum used in schools in mainland China.
Note: This set does not include any English or Pinyin, but the font is just small enough to be readable by the YouDao Dictionary Pen!
The Disney Learning Level I Can Read Level 1 & 2 12-book set covers the first 100 frequently used Chinese Characters. Level 3 & 4 builds on the first 100 characters covered in levels 1 & 2 and introduces 130 new characters, covering 230 Chinese Characters in total.
The 24 book in Levels 5-8 cover a total of 830 characters.
Before reading a book, children are encouraged to review a page that listed all the Chinese characters that will be covered in the particular book.
The six Level 3 books cover 160 Chinese Characters.
The Level 4 books cover a total of 230 Chinese characters, including those covered in levels 1-3.
Transliterated names often do not fall into the book's frequent character list, they are printed in smaller fonts underneath a picture to encourage children to focus on the key characters in large font.
At the end of each book, there are three interactive activity pages to help children review the characters learned.
When you child knows just 230 characters, she will be able to read the following 12 books independently!
Book titles: 迪士尼学而乐我自己会读 Disney Learning I Can ReadLevel 3:
《三只小猪》Three Little Pigs
《星际宝贝》Lilo & Stitch
《快乐的夏日》A Happy Summer Day
《万圣节服装秀》The Halloween Costumes Show
《丑小鸭》The Ugly Duckling
《面包师国王》The Baker King
《开心农场》The Happy Farm
Is my child ready for this set?
"Read to me":
Children ages 3+ will enjoy having these books read to them either by Luka or a caregiver.
"Read by myself":
A perfect high-interest book series to build Chinese vocabulary for young readers or beginner Chinese learners. Start with Disney Learning I Can Read Series Level 1 & 2 to build your children's vocabulary and reading proficiency before progressing to this set.
Option to pair with Luka®:
Consider adding Luka®, the reading robot, to your order. Luka® reads 70,000 books in Mandarin Chinese!
Set Luka® in front of the book, and it will read aloud any page your child turns to-- creating a unique, independent physical book reading experience even if your child isn't ready to read by themselves. Click to read our founders' personal review of Luka here.