Jack Ma and His Alibaba Dream is a graded reader of 300 words mainly targeted to those students of levels 1 or 2 of HSK. To being able to read this book, students most know a core of 300 words in Chinese and the total amount of words of this reading is 2500.
The most advanced words are written in Chinese characters, pinyin and English. They also include a sentence that contextualizes them, so readers understand how they must be used. At the end of the book, the entire reading is translated into English and there are some reading comprehension questions with the answer key.
Jack Ma and His Alibaba Dream is the real story of Jack Ma, the business man who founded Alibaba group, one of the most important business in the world.
Description by the publisher
Wisdom in Stories: Graded Chinese Readers is a book series that features nuggets of Chinese wisdom. The series is designed for middle and senior grade students who study IB courses at international schools as well as other Chinese language learners. Each book is compiled based on the Level 1 vocabulary of the Rainbow Bridge series. The book consists of a story (Chinese-English version), new words and their English translations, example sentences to illustrate word usage as well as exercises designed according to the IB Syllabus for Chinese. Readers who have mastered 300 vocabulary words can read these stories. Each story is accompanied by illustrations, and contains about 2,500 words with the number of new words limited to approximately 60.
Ma Yun and His Alibaba Dream recounts the story of Jack Ma, founder of Alibaba Group who forges ahead with an enterprising spirit and great wisdom.