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New Practical Chinese Reader: Textbook Vol.3

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Author: Jerry Schmidt
Publisher: China Books & Periodicals (2004)
Binding: Paperback, 249 pages
Summary:
Textbook 3 in the series, with Lessons 27-38, including dialogues on attending festivals, Beijing street life, and a trip to the Three Gorges, among others.
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Integrated Chinese, Level 2 Textbook, 2nd Edition (Traditional and Simplified) 中文听说读写

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Author: Tao-chung Yao
Publisher: Cheng & Tsui (2005)
Binding: Paperback, 513 pages
Summary:
Integrated Chinese Level 2 is intermediate-level textbook for students who have completed one year of study at the high school or college level, or for anyone seeking to communicate effectively in Chinese wherever it is spoken. This acclaimed, best-selling series is successful because it "integrates" all four language skills--listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Integrated Chinese helps you understand how the Chinese language works grammatically, and how to use Chinese in real life,how to understand it on the street, speak it on the telephone, read it in the newspaper, or write it in a report. The materials within Integrated Chinese's set of textbooks, workbooks, character workbooks, and audio CDs are divided into sections of listening, speaking, reading and writing. Two types of exercises are used: traditional exercises (fill-in-the-blank, sentence completion, translation) to help learners build a solid grammatical foundation, and communication-oriented exercises (speaking drills, discussion topics, etc.) to prepare them to function in a Chinese language environment. Frequently, authentic materials written for native Chinese speakers and real (newspaper clippings, signs, tickets, etc.) are used. Notes on language use and Chinese culture are found throughout the textbooks. In Level 2, simplified and traditional characters are combined in one book.
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Basic Chinese: A Grammar and Workbook, 2nd edition (Kindle Edition)

Binding: kindle , 376pages
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'The clear, relatively jargon-free explanations of basic Chinese grammar in - Basic Chinese make it easy to read and suitable for new learners. The inclusion of exercises in each unit and the presentation of all example sentences in Chinese characters and The clear, relatively jargon-free explanations of basic Chinese grammar in - Basic Chinese make it easy to read and suitable for new learners. The inclusion of exercises in each unit and the presentation of all example sentences in Chinese characters
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Integrated Chinese: Simplified Characters Textbook, Level 1, Part 1

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Author: Yuehua Liu
Publisher: Cheng & Tsui (2008)
Binding: Paperback, 368 pages
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Begins the first year of study in Chinese, and introduces about 350 vocabulary items •Covers the basics with simple, graded activities on essential topics such as greetings, dates and times, family, and shopping •Introduces essential grammatical structures •Positions pinyin texts close to Chinese character texts so students can focus on speaking and pronunciation
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New Practical Chinese Reader, Textbook Vol. 2

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Author: Jerry Schmidt
Publisher: Beijing Language and Culture University Press (2002)
Binding: Perfect Paperback, 295 pages
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Compiled under the sponsorship of the China National Office for Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language (NOTCFL) and in consultation with the Chinese Proficiency Test (HSK) Guidelines, the New Practical Chinese Reader (NPCR) series is designed to help native English speakers easily learn Chinese. Based on the time-tested Practical Chinese Reader (PCR), the revised and updated NPCR combines the grammatical strengths of the old PCR with contemporary material and more emphasis on learning to use Chinese in everyday conversation. NPCR consists of 70 lessons in six volumes, covering beginning to intermediate levels, for three years of instruction. Features include balanced training in speaking, pronounciation, grammar, and vocabulary; gradual increases in difficulty, and a cyclical approach to learning with constant review of language structures, functions, and cultural knowledge; an abundance of practice material suitable for students to use inside and outside the classroom; and a new, systematic approach to the teaching of Chinese characters.
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College Chinese: A First-Year Textbook (4-Volume Set)

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Author: Shou-Ying Lin
Publisher: Cheng & Tsui (1993)
Binding: Paperback, 1064 pages
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College Chinese is designed for the first year of Chinese study at the college level. Based on the author's 20-year experience of teaching at Harvard University, each volume of the College Chinese textbook contains 40 lessons based on activities and events on a university campus. Volume 1 presents the text and vocabulary in pinyin romanization, and grammar explanations in English; Volume 2 includes the text and vocabulary in both traditional and simplified characters. A Companion Book for College Chinese, which also comprises two volumes, includes pattern drills, supplementary readings and stroke order diagrams for characters.
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Integrated Chinese, Level 1 Part 1 Textbook, 3rd Edition (Simplified) 中文听说读写

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Author: Yuehua Liu, Nyan-Ping Bi, Yea-fen Chen, Liangyan Ge, Tao-chung Yao
Publisher: Cheng & Tsui (2006)
Binding: Paperback, 354 pages
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Since its release, Integrated Chinese has become the leading introductory Chinese textbook in colleges and universities around the world. With its holistic, integrated focus on the four language skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing, it teaches all the basics beginning and intermediate students need to function in Chinese. Integrated Chinese helps students understand how the Chinese language works grammatically, and how to use Chinese in real life.
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New Practical Chinese Reader

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Author: Liu Xun
Publisher: Beijing Language & Culture Univ Pr (2004)
Binding: Paperback, 242 pages
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The first volume of the long-awaited revised edition of the popular Practical Chinese Reader series are finally available! This completely new edition (it will encompass six volumes in 70 lessons when completed) takes the student from an absolute beginner to an intermediate level, approximately 3 years of higher-level classroom instruction. The text follows the story of Ding Libo (the son of Gubo and Ding Yun from the first edition) and other international students as they live in China, learning about Chinese culture and society as they learn contemporary Mandarin. Emphasizing the basic skills of reading, writing (simplified characters), speaking, and listening, with supplementary exercises, many illustrations, charts, and in a larger 8 x 11 format.
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Teach Yourself Business Mandarin Chinese (Three Audio CDs, Booklet, and Guide) (Teach Yourself Language)

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Author: Sarah Carroll
Publisher: Teach Yourself Books (2008)
Binding: Paperback, 128 pages
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In the global market, you need to be able to say more than just “hello” in another language. You need to talk about money, trade, labor, and more. Teach Yourself Business Mandarin Chinese will give you all you need to feel confident about doing business in China. On the three audio CDs, you get the essential Mandarin Chinese you will need for all general transactions as well as some industry-specific jargon. The recordings feature native speakers, so you will hear how the language really sounds and have ample opportunities for practice.
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Teach Yourself Beginner's Mandarin Chinese (Set 4) (TY: Beginner's Courses)

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Author: Elizabeth Scurfield
Publisher: McGraw-Hill (2009)
Binding: Paperback, 256 pages
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Teach Yourself Beginner's Mandarin Chinese requires no prior experience in the language and gives you the opportunity to study at a reasonable, steady pace. This course makes the process nearly painless--it is written in a friendly and supportive tone, and the structure offers you plenty of opportunities for self-practice. You are in control of your learning experience, so you never feel overwhelmed or rushed. This practical course introduces the new language without inundating you and includes dialogues and exercises, a helpful pronunciation section, manageable lists of practical vocabulary, a glossary of grammar terms, and more. The accompanying audio CD features recordings by native speakers and contains dialogues from the book as well as exercises in listening and speaking.
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