Have you ever picked up a copy of a Chinese newspaper and found that you can hardly read it? “But I know Chinese!” Well, you are not alone. Reading is not speaking, because of the tenacious influence of the long tradition of “written Chinese.” READING NEWSPAPERS IN CHINESE is here to help you to open up an amazing new world of all sorts of information through—READING.

Stack of Chinese Newspapers
Mashup of Chinese characters from http://www.shufazidian.com and
“Chinese newspapers” by quinn.anya, which is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0