Six Animations (Simplified Chinese; Traditional Chinese) & 5Q-Book (Simplified Chinese; Hanyu Pinyin, Traditional Chinese; Hanyu Pinyin, English)
Learn a Chinese idiom from the story "Mantis Stalks the Cicada" with animation.
Content: This is a Chinese idiom explaining that people are sometimes so focused on one thing that they do not see other important things going on around them. Six animated stories in both simplified Chinese and traditional Chinese are included. The following two stories are from two different authors, but explain the same idiom. We also provide a Chinese idiom comic strip, including an explanation and words that help readers learn the meaning. Two sentences that help learners use the idiom are included.
1. Mantis Stalks the Cicada, Unaware of the Oriole behind Him: Story One
Written by Zhuangzi.
(Simplified animation of 2 minutes and 21 seconds, Traditional animation of 2 minutes and 11 seconds, illustrated audio book of 19 pages and word lists)
2. Story Two (Same title)
Derived from Shuoyuan, written by Liu Xiang.
(Simplified animation of 1 minutes and 25 seconds, Traditional animation of 1 minutes and 15 seconds)
3. Comic Strip (Same title)
(Traditional animation of 1 minutes and 14 seconds, Simplified animation of 1 minutes and 08 seconds, Comic strip of 2 pages)
Age: Recommended for Grade 1 students.
Level: Helpful Chinese reading for basic level learners.
Characters: Contains 300+ basic level Chinese characters.
Animation (Simplified): Story animation with simplified Chinese subtitles.
Animation (Traditional): Story animation with traditional Chinese subtitles.
5Q-Book (Simplified): Illustrated audio book with Hanyu Pinyin.
5Q-Book (Traditional): Illustrated audio book with Hanyu Pinyin.
5Q-Book (English): Illustrated audio book with English text.
English: English translation on the last few pages of the story.
Word list: Chinese words with Hanyu Pinyin and English explanation.
Comic strip (Simplified; Traditional): Audio situation comic strip with simplified Chinese and traditional subtitles.
Introduction of four Chinese characters (Simplified; Traditional): Illustrated audio book with simplified and traditional Chinese text.
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Reading Stories Anywhere Anytime
5QChannel has over ten years of experience in Chinese learning content development, and has published over 3,000 multimedia Chinese learning contents on the web. We specialize in using computer animation to transform classic Chinese literary works into captivating multimedia for the modern audience. Our products are educational in nature, and our aim is to help all readers around the world to read classic tales easily.
We understand the difficulties children have in reading these classics in their original form. By reinterpreting well-known classic stories and creating a new way of learning and studying with multi-media devices, we provide a means for people to watch animation anywhere and anytime. We create digital reading with animations and thus the concept “Watch Animations and Get to Know the Classics” is realized.