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Ten Level Chinese (Level 5): Intensive Reading Textbook

Author: Wu Zhongwei, Gao Shunquan, Tao Lian
Publisher: Beijing Language and Culture University Press(2007)
Binding: paperback, 140pages
Summary:
Ten Level Chinese is a Chinese textbook series compiled for the international students taking long-term Chinese courses in China. Considering the different levels of the students, the different native language they speak, and the large amount of learning hours per week, the series is specially designed to help the Chinese beginners to develop their Chinese skills comprehensively and to cultivate their language and communication ability. The whole series is arranged based on the scientific classification of the learners’ language levels. In each level, there is paralleling training of four skills. Altogether there are 10 levels: the Threshold leads the learners into the world of Chinese in a relaxing manner; Levels 1-4 are for the elementary stage, emphasizing integrated skills training with combination of listening and speaking; Levels 5-8 are for the intermediate stage, focusing on sub-skill training with separate listening, speaking, reading and writing courses; Levels 9-10 are for the advanced stage, containing courses in news listening, social issues, etc.
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Ten Level Chinese (Level 10): News Listening - Textbook

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Author: Xu Xiaoyu, Xu Guoping, Zhu Ding, Gao Shunquan
Publisher: Beijing Language and Culture University Press (2007) (2010)
Binding: paperback, 147 pages
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This is the News Listening Textbook of Level 10 of Ten Level Chinese series, containing 15 lessons and one final exam paper. With real language materials taken from the news broadcasting covering the different aspects such as economy, education, technology, culture, health, etc, it helps to improve the students' language skills and the understanding of the overall situation in contemporary China.
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Ten Level Chinese (Level 1): Threshold - Textbook

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Author: Wu Zhongwei, Gao Shunquan, Tao Lian
Publisher: Beijing Language and Culture University Press(2007) (2010)
Binding: paperback, 127 pages
Summary:
Ten Level Chinese is a Chinese textbook series compiled for the international students taking long-term Chinese courses in China. Considering the different levels of the students, the different native language they speak, and the large amount of learning hours per week, the series is specially designed to help the Chinese beginners to develop their Chinese skills comprehensively and to cultivate their language and communication ability. The whole series is arranged based on the scientific classification of the learners’ language levels. In each level, there is paralleling training of four skills. Altogether there are 10 levels: the Threshold leads the learners into the world of Chinese in a relaxing manner; Levels 1-4 are for the elementary stage, emphasizing integrated skills training with combination of listening and speaking; Levels 5-8 are for the intermediate stage, focusing on sub-skill training with separate listening, speaking, reading and writing courses; Levels 9-10 are for the advanced stage, containing courses in news listening, social issues, etc.
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TeLL me More Chinese - Beginner, Intermediate & Advanced

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Publisher: Auralog
Operating System: Windows
Price: $309.00
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TeLL me More® Chinese language learning software (Beginner-Intermediate-Advanced) 300 hours of Chinese learning 1500 exercises 21 activities and 3000 word audio glossary.System Requirements:PC or compatible: Pentium® WindoFormat: WIN 9598MENT2000XP
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Tell It Like it Is! (Text with 2 DVD's)

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Author: Jianqi Wang
Publisher: Yale University Press (2005)
Binding: Hardcover, 528 pages
Summary:
"This unique program emphasizes authentic, unrehearsed Chinese language as it is spoken among Chinese speakers. The program includes a DVD and audio connecting students to Chinese culture, politics, and issues by means of the popular talk show program of China Central Television, Tell It Like It Is! Because a broad variety of individuals participate in the shows, representing different genders, ages, and accents, the listener/reader is exposed to the kinds of language used in real-life situations. Complete episodes of Tell It Like It Is! are available on DVD. Tell It Like It Is! addresses the crucial need of advanced-level students of Chinese to learn spontaneous informal oral discourse, whether they are participating in classroom study or learning independently."
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Tell It Like It Is! (3 Audio CDs)

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Author: Jianqi Wang
Publisher: Yale University Press (2005)
Binding: Audio CD, pages
Summary:
"This unique program emphasizes authentic, unrehearsed Chinese language as it is spoken among Chinese speakers. The program includes a DVD and audio connecting students to Chinese culture, politics, and issues by means of the popular talk show program of China Central Television, Tell It Like It Is! Because a broad variety of individuals participate in the shows, representing different genders, ages, and accents, the listener/reader is exposed to the kinds of language used in real-life situations. Complete episodes of Tell It Like It Is! are available on DVD. Tell It Like It Is! addresses the crucial need of advanced-level students of Chinese to learn spontaneous informal oral discourse, whether they are participating in classroom study or learning independently."
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Teaching And Learning Chinese As a Foreign Language: A Pedagogical Grammar

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Author: Janet Zhiqun Xing
Publisher: Hong Kong University Press (2006)
Binding: Paperback, 336 pages
Summary:
This book provides a research-based account of how to teach and learn Chinese as a foreign language. Specially written for Chinese language teachers, student teachers, and applied linguists, this is the first book written in English that systematically addresses all major aspects involved in teaching and learning Chinese as a foreign language. It identifies five key areas: pronunciation (tones and pinyin), characters and words, sentences, discourse and pragmatic competence, and cultural competence. It covers all the fundamental grammar elements in Chinese, explains their functions in discourse and communication, and explores different strategies for teaching and engaging students in learning the language.
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Teach Yourself Mandarin Chinese Complete Course Package, 2nd Ed.

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Author: Song Lianyi, Elizabeth Scurfield
Publisher: McGraw-Hill (2004)
Binding: Paperback, 368 pages
Summary:
Business in Bejing? Teach yourself Chinese! With Teach Yourself it's possible for virtually anyone to learn and experience the languages of the world, from Afrikaans to Zulu; Ancient Greek to Modern Persian; Beginner's Latin to Biblical Hebrew. Follow any of the Teach Yourself Language Courses Audiopackages at your own pace or use them as a supplement to formal courses. These complete courses are professionally designed for self-guided study, making them one of the most enjoyable and easy to use language courses you can find. Audiopackages include an instructional paperback book and two companion 60-minute audio CDs. Prepared by experts in the language, each course begins with the basics and gradually promotes the student to a level of smooth and confident communication, including: * Step-by-step guide to pronunciation and grammar * Regular and irregular verb tables * Plenty of practice exercises and answers * Practical vocabulary and a bilingual glossary * Clear, uncluttered, and user-friendly layout * An exploration of the culture * And much more
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Teach Yourself Cantonese Complete Course Package

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Author: Pui-Kei Ho, Hugh Baker
Publisher: McGraw-Hill (2003)
Binding: Paperback, pages
Summary:
With this book, Cantonese is attainable for any beginning student. You can use Teach Yourself Cantonese Complete Course at your own pace or as a supplement to formal courses. This complete course is based on the very latest learning methods and designed to be enjoyable and user-friendly. Prepared by experts in the language, Teach Yourself Cantonese begins with the basics and gradually promotes you to a level of smooth and confident communication, including: * Up-to-date, graded interactive dialogues * Graded units of culture notes, grammar, and exercises * Step-by-step guide to pronunciation * Practical vocabulary * Regular and irregular verb tables * Plenty of practice exercises and answers * Bilingual glossary Package includes two 60-minute CDs and a book.
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Teach Yourself Beginner's Chinese Script

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Author: Song Lianyi, Elizabeth Scurfield
Publisher: McGraw-Hill (2003)
Binding: Paperback, 192 pages
Summary:
"Readers wanting to learn the basics of reading and writing a new language that employs script will find all they need in the Teach Yourself Beginner's Script series. Each book includes a step-by-step introduction to reading and writing in a new language as well as tips and practice exercises to build learners' skills. Thanks to the experts at Teach Yourself, script will no longer be all ""Greek"" to language learners--unless of course, it is Greek script! Teach Yourself Beginner's Script series books feature: * Origins of the language * A systematic approach to mastering the script * Lots of ""hands-on"" exercises and activities * Practical examples from real-life situations "
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