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All Things Considered: Advanced Reader of Modern Chinese

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Author: David Baldacci
Publisher: Princeton University Press (2010)
Binding: Advanced Reader of Modern Chinese, 21 pages
Summary:
This modern Chinese language textbook bridges the gap between intermediate and advanced Chinese. It is ideal for students who have completed intermediate courses but need more language practice to prepare them for the complexity of advanced Chinese. The text is divided into two parts. The first section consists of twelve dialogues; the second is a selection of recent newspaper articles about contemporary Chinese society. A novel feature of All Things Considered is that several topics appear in both dialogue and essay forms. This repetition is designed to improve students' retention of grammar and vocabulary as well as to highlight differences between spoken and written Chinese. All of the articles and dialogues center on everyday issues in contemporary China. Several of the topics featured are controversial in the hope that they will spark students' interest and promote participation in class discussions.
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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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Reading Chinese Newspapers: Tactics and Skills (Textbook)

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Author: Stanley Mickel
Publisher: Yale University Press (1995)
Binding: Paperback, 288 pages
Summary:
"This comprehensive text surveys the grammar and vocabulary necessary to comprehend writing in Chinese newspapers. The book's content is supported by helpful reading exercises. "
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Reading Chinese Newspapers: Tactics and Skills (Student Workbook)

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Author: Stanley Mickel
Publisher: Yale University Press (1996)
Binding: Paperback, 206 pages
Summary:
"This comprehensive text surveys the grammar and vocabulary necessary to comprehend writing in Chinese newspapers. The book's content is supported by helpful reading exercises. "
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