Stories of Chinese People's Lives II People in Their 40s 四十不惑
Stories of Chinese People’s Lives II is a Chinese reader series for Chinese learners selected and edited by Confucius Institute Headquarters (Hanban). Based on the program by Tencent Net One Day of a Chinese, this series presents a one-day life and work of ordinary Chinese people. It helps Chinese learners at home and abroad to understand the contemporary Chinese society. By scanning the QR code in the book, readers can have access to all kinds of online resources. Besides, it helps readers to understand Chinese geography, economy, society, folk culture, as well as updated, authentic and practical Chinese language directly through vivid pictures, videos and descriptions. This series has the following characteristics: authentic Chinese culture; interesting materials with both descriptions and illustrations; various online audio/video resources provided by QR code; a wide coverage of readers from different age groups and convenience for teachers to prepare their lessons and for students to study by themselves.
People in Their 40s is one of the seven books in Stories of Chinese People’s Lives (Second Volume) book series. The book tells about stories of 6 middle-aged men in their forties. Protagonists of this book include foreigners living in China, and Chinese people that come from all walks of live such as street performers, drivers for special cars, babysitters, tricycle drivers and farmers.
1.A Foreign Son-in-Law in Hainan
2.Ah Bing on the Yuehe Street
3.A Chauffeur's Dream
4.The Story of Becoming a Confinement Nurse
5.A Pedicab Driver in Shichahai Scenic Spot
6.The "Maize Harvester" in the Autumn Harvest