This Mandarin picture dictionary covers the 1,500 most useful Mandarin Chinese words and sentences.
Each word and sentence is given in Chinese characters with a Hanyu Pinyin pronunciation and English definition. The words are grouped into 38 themes or topics. Each theme has 25 to 35 words and 5 to 8 sentences and is richly illustrated with color photographs. Online audio recordings by native Mandarin speakers of all the vocabulary and sentences comes free with the book.
A brief introduction to Chinese pronunciation and tones is included, and indexes at the back allow you to quickly look up any of the words or characters in the book. Since this dictionary covers all the words for the AP Chinese Language and Culture Exam as well as the Chinese HSK Levels 1 & 2, it is an ideal test prep resource for a visual learner.