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Your First 100 Words in Chinese

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Author: Jane Wightwick
Publisher: McGraw-Hill (2007)
Binding: Paperback, 80 pages
Summary:
With Your First 100 Words in Chinese, you have an effective way to hit the ground running when learning Chinese, a language with a non-Roman script. You can be confident that you are reading and pronouncing words correctly thanks to this program’s clear presentations, simple skill-building exercises, and games. On the accompanying audio CD, basic Chinese phrases are introduced that will let you use your new vocabulary in sentences and participate in mini-conversations.
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Wu Song Kills a Tiger

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Author: Yung Teng Chia-yee
Publisher: Yale University Press (1978)
Binding: Spiral-bound, pages
Summary:
One of the most famous episodes from Water Margin, a traditional Chinese novel, is here retold in simple Chinese. This text is the fifth volume designed to supplement the Intermediate Chinese Reader by John DeFrancis. It is presented in simplified characters, with pinyin romanization, and an accompanying audio program is available.
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Written Standard Chinese, Volume Two

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Author: Hugh M. Stimson, Parker Po-fei Huang
Publisher: Yale University Press (1980)
Binding: Paperback, 268 pages
Summary:
This book begins the Written Standard Chinese series. It introduces 300 basic characters, using pinyin romanization and both traditional and simplified forms.
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Written Standard Chinese, Volume Three

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Author: Hugh M. Stimson, Parker Po-fei Huang
Publisher: Yale University Press (1986)
Binding: Paperback, 308 pages
Summary:
"This book continues the Written Standard Chinese series. It resumes from the end of Book Two and is designed to build vocabulary and bring the student past the 1000 character recognition level. Its content focuses on Chinese history and culture, as well as certain aspects of Sino-Western cultural interaction. It uses both traditional and simplified forms, and pinyin romanization. "
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Written Standard Chinese, Volume One

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Author: Hugh M. Stimson, Parker Po-fei Huang
Publisher: Yale University Press (1980)
Binding: Paperback, 278 pages
Summary:
This book begins the Written Standard Chinese series. It introduces 300 basic characters, using pinyin romanization and both traditional and simplified forms.
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Written Standard Chinese, Volume Four

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Author: Hugh M. Stimson, Parker Po-fei Huang
Publisher: Yale University Press (1991)
Binding: Paperback, 390 pages
Summary:
This book completes the Written Standard Chinese series. It resumes from the end of Book Three and is designed to bring the student to the 1300 character recognition level, in both traditional and simplified forms. After Book Four, the student will be prepared to start reading Chinese newspapers, periodicals, or literature.
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Ultimate Chinese (Mandarin) Beginner-Intermediate

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Author: Living Language
Publisher: Living Language (2009)
Binding: Paperback, 416 pages
Summary:
Learn to speak, understand, read, and write Chinese with the most complete and up-to-date program available! Ultimate Chinese is a deluxe course with everything you need to learn Chinese from scratch or to revive the Chinese that you learned years ago. Developed by the experts at Living Language, it is a comprehensive, multi-media program that includes 8 CDs, a book, and a bonus interactive CD-ROM. Ultimate Chinese is the perfect way to learn to speak Chinese for school, travel, work, or personal enrichment. Ultimate Chinese teaches Mandarin and Pinyin (a romanized Chinese writing system) is used throughout the course while you become familiar with the vocabulary and structure of the language. The HÀNZÌ (Characters) section of the course introduces you to the Chinese writing system gradually, with instructions on stroke order and the inclusion of the most basic and essential Chinese characters. In this package you’ll find: 1 comprehensive coursebook with 40 lessons. Each lesson contains a lively and authentic dialogue, vocabulary, grammar and usage, cultural highlights, and plenty of practice. The book also contains review sections, a grammar summary, a glossary, and more. 8 Audio CDs *4 CDs for use with the book *4 more CDs that expand upon what you learn in each lesson, designed for review, reinforcement, and practice on-the-go 1 CD-ROM that contains flashcards with over 500 vocabulary words and phrases. You can see the word and its English translation, and can hear the word spoken too. Includes both learn and practice modes.
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Twenty Lectures on Chinese Culture: An Intermediary Chinese Textbook

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Author: Parker Po-Fei Huang, Linda Hsia, Howard H. Chao, Richard Chang
Publisher: Yale University Press (1967)
Binding: Paperback, 242 pages
Summary:
"Written with the twofold purpose of increasing proficiency in the language and affording an insight into Chinese civilization, this unusual book has lectures on such varied subjects as the people and culture of China, the geographical environment, the history, traditional and present government, the traditional agricultural economy, contemporary agriculture and industry, and Chinese literature, language, and philosophy. Each of the twenty lectures is divided into six parts: vocabulary, romanized version of the lecture, character version, phrases and sentences for translation from Chinese to English and from English to Chinese, and questions. The book introduces approximately 1,070 vocabulary items, all in the Yale romanization, each lecture averaging 55 new items carefully woven in with the old ones in the phrases and sentences for translation. There are two kinds of questions: those based on the text and those leading to a general discussion of Chinese culture."
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Topic-based Conversational Chinese

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Author: Chen Guang Lei, Zheng Guo Xiong
Publisher: BLCUP (2002)
Binding: Paperback, 212 pages
Summary:
The textbook is designed for the beginners of Chinese language. It follows in order and advances step by step. There are altogether 16 lessons in this volume. The first eight lessons include the hot topics in Chinese society and culture; and the other eight also provide hot topics concerning development of contemporary Chinese society and economy.
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The White-Haired Girl

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Author: Chih-yu Ho
Publisher: Yale University Press (1976)
Binding: Paperback, pages
Summary:
The White-Haired Girl relates the story of one of the most famous figures of the Chinese Revolution. This text is the first volume designed to supplement the Intermediate Chinese Reader by John DeFrancis. It is presented in simplified characters, with pinyin romanization, and an accompanying audio program is available.
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