Photos and illustrations in authentic contexts make every lesson interesting and show students what everyday life is like in China. Controlled Assessment spreads in every chapter help students prepare for the writing and speaking assessments. Examiner tips and advice on improving grades in ResultsPlus sections. A wide variety of activities on every spread so you can differentiate your teaching to suit students of all abilities. Strong focus on learning Chinese characters with tips, advice and vocabulary boxes throughout and a section on Chinese character acquisition at the back of the book. Discrete extension units provide extra stretch activities for more able students.