The movie “Shower” depicts the sentimental reluctance of the Chinese people to part with their conventional lifestyle and ideology against the background of a fast-developing modern society. With its touching story and profound implications, this highly acclaimed movie has won a number of national and international awards, and has been chosen by many universities as materials for their TCFL audio-visual classes. This book selects 6 excerpts from the movie, adds detailed annotation and provides diversified exercises based on the audio-visual materials. The accompanying DVD contains 2 versions of the movie: a complete version to be watched for appreciation, and a reedited version for use in the classroom. The book is best suited for learners of Chinese with a vocabulary of 1500 words, and can be used for class as well as for self study.