Fun with Ancient Chinese Poems in Multimedia is a set of listening and reading teaching resources for the study of ancient poems and a part of the elective courses of Chinese language and culture. Its original form and unique characteristics give ancient Chinese poems completely new explanations. It can be used as a teaching resource in an intermediate and advanced Chinese program or traditional Chinese literature reading program; it can also be used as a listening material for self-study. The set provides rich audiovisual materials. The bilingual audio materials include the stores, new words, reading, reciting and singing of the poems and dialogue practice; the visual materials include the documentaries shot at scenic spots and historical sites relevant to the poems, poets or historical backgrounds and with English and Chinese subtitles.
The book includes ten ancient poems. A story related to the poem is told at the beginning of each lesson to make the complex Chinese poem easy to understand. Each ancient poem is set to music and sung in line with its connotation, rhythm and local characteristics.