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Chinese Grammar Made Easy: A Practical and Effective Guide

By lee.2951 - Posted on 22 May 2009 - Update on 04 January 2011

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Author: Jianhua Bai
Publisher: Yale University Press (2008)
Binding: Paperback, 336 pages
Chinese Grammar Made Easy presents instructors with innovative and classroom-tested techniques for teaching Chinese grammar. Its communicative, meaning-based approach helps teachers to engage students by bringing grammar into a practical, real-life context. As a reference for daily teaching, this book discusses 150 of the most fundamental and frequently used grammar points that students need to learn in order to communicate successfully. Each grammar point is accompanied by various learning activities to engage students and provide structured practice. Based on research conducted by a team of 25 experienced language teachers, Chinese Grammar Made Easy also offers: • Clear and concise explanations of grammar concepts, • Step-by-step teaching instructions, • A range of exercises to reinforce each grammar point. By providing pedagogical strategies, this book allows teachers to reflect on the effectiveness of their grammar instruction and to implement methods which fit the needs and interests of language learners.