Chinese books for kids

Kids way to Chinese Books is a collection of 32 books for children aged 4 to 16 years old. The books are full of engaging activities to be used in the classroom, rhymes, songs, stories, games and theater activities. Each book has its corresponding iPad app, which can be used together with the book, either in the classroom or at home. The books are currently avaliable in Spanish.

Kids way to Chinese methodology is born from the experience of a group of elementary and primary school teachers based outside of China with a long experience in teaching Chinese to children in schools.

The books learning objectives are designed along the curriculum for the official YCT Tests from the Confucius Institute.

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YCT books guide

YCT has 1+3 levels: 0, 1, 2 and 3.

Each level has 4 volumes.

Each volume has a textbook and a workbook.

There are 32 books in total.

Chinese YCT Books chart

The textbook is designed for use in the classroom, full of group and individual activities and contains teacher instructions. The workbook can be used either in the classroom or at home.

If your students are starting at a different age than the suggested in the table above, click here for different itineraries.

For a school year with 2 hours per week, we recommend 2 textbooks + 1 or 2 workbooks. Depending on the duration of the sessions and the number of sessions per week, the number of textbooks and workbooks per school year would have to be adapted.

YCT Books

The collection of Chinese Books for kids is structured in 1+3 levels:

YCT 0 books

These books are for 4 & 5 year olds having their first contact with Chinese. The learning objectives are very much the same as the ones in YCT 1 Level (80 words), but the pedagogy and activities are completely different, with the 4 & 5 year old in mind.

The YCT level 0 has 4 volumes and each volume has 2 books, a textbook, and a workbook (8 books in total):

YCT 0 Vol 1 Books

YCT 0 Vol 2 Books

YCT 0 Vol 3 Books

YCT 0 Vol 4 Books

YCT 1 books

YCT volume 1 Textbook

Kids way to Chinese YCT Level 1 books learning objectives follow the YCT official curriculum with pedagogy, vocabulary  and activities adapted to kids from 6 to 9 year old.

For a school year with 2 hours per week, we recommend 2 textbooks and up to 2 workbooks. Depending on the duration of the sessions and the number of sessions per week, the number of textbooks and workbooks per school year would have to be adapted.

The YCT level 1 has 4 volumes and each volume has 2 books, a textbook, and a workbook (8 books in total):

YCT 1 Vol 1 Books

YCT 1 Vol 2 Books

YCT 1 Vol 3 Books

YCT 1 Vol 4 Books

 

Download the complete YCT 1 Vocabulary (80 words).

Learn the complete YCT 1 vocabulary using Flashcards.

YCT 2 books

The YCT level 2 has 4 volumes and each volume has 2 books, a textbook, and a workbook (8 books in total):

YCT 2 Vol 1 Books

YCT 2 Vol 2 Books

YCT 2 Vol 3 Books

YCT 2 Vol 4 Books

 

Learn the complete YCT 2 vocabulary using Flashcards.

YCT 3 books

The YCT level 3 has 4 volumes and each volume has 2 books, a textbook, and a workbook (8 books in total):

YCT 3 Vol 1 Books

YCT 3 Vol 2 Books

YCT 3 Vol 3 Books

YCT 3 Vol 4 Books