Learn Chinese the easy way . . . without even trying! Thanks to games, simple tracing, diagrams, and other fun activities, you can effortlessly master the intricacies of the Chinese language. This guide for the absolute beginner equips you with the fundamentals of Mandarin and helps you become proficient at pinyin, so you can pronounce any Chinese word, understanding perfect pitch and tone, basic grammar, and vocabulary. Discover and practice writing Chinese characters and explore the stories behind the ancient graphics. Written by native speaker and enthusiastic teacher Freya Yang, this modern language book is perfect for beginners.