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Introduction to the Sounds of Mandarin

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This series on the Sounds of Mandarin combines: a) Pictures - from authentic materials used in China b) Writing - pinyin, the official transcription system of the PRC c) Sounds - 1,155 speeches recorded by a native speaker d) Exercises/Exam - listening discrimination and transcription e) Answers to Exercises - providing immediate feedback
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Chinese In A Flash Volume 4

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Author: Philip Yungkin Lee
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing (2006)
Binding: Cards, 448 pages
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Chinese in a Flash Volume 4 continues to provide more resources for beginning, as well as intermediate learners of Chinese who want to learn the language quickly and easily. This unique set of flashcards enables learners to acquire more Chinese words and their derivatives in an easy-to-use manner, at a pace to be set by the learners themselves. Common idiomatic expressions are widely distributed among the cards; learners who master these will come to appreciate the beauty of the Chinese language by using a few words to say a thousand different things.
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Japanese Industries

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Using selected parts of the GE Japan website, students will learn new terms in engineering and business fields and develop an understanding of Japanese industries.


Basic Business Talks vol.2

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Author: Liu Liying
Publisher: Beijing Language & Culture Univ Press (2004)
Binding: Paperback, 241 pages
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This book is suitable for business people of all countries to learn Chinese, and can also be used as a textbook for elective business Chinese course in overseas colleges. It incorporates both business knowledge and Chinese language, teaching students through commonly used Chinese in various situations, such as inviting people, greeting and welcoming, checking in, visiting and having a meeting. Through virtual situations the commonly used business expressions like those about price, pay, transport, contract, invest, insurance, check are taught. Learners can do common business with Chinese without difficulty after finishing the book. There are 24 units with cassette tapes in the book. Learners can also choose the online material Elementary Business Oral Chinese at www.eblu.net.
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Basic Business Talks vol.1

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Author: Liu Liying
Publisher: Beijing Language and Culture University Press (2004)
Binding: Paperback, pages
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This book is suitable for business people of all countries to learn Chinese, and can also be used as a textbook for elective business Chinese course in overseas colleges. It incorporates both business knowledge and Chinese language, teaching students through commonly used Chinese in various situations, such as inviting people, greeting and welcoming, checking in, visiting and having a meeting. Through virtual situations the commonly used business expressions like those about price, pay, transport, contract, invest, insurance, check are taught. Learners can do common business with Chinese without difficulty after finishing the book. There are 24 units with cassette tapes in the book. Learners can also choose the online material Elementary Business Oral Chinese at www.eblu.net.
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Integrated Korean: Advanced Intermediate Level 1 Textbook

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Author: Eun-Joo Lee, Ho-min Sohn
Publisher: University of Hawaii Press (2002)
Binding: Paperback, 312 pages
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The Advanced Intermediate Level texts are the third of a five-level series developed collaboratively by leading classroom teachers and linguists of Korean. All series volumes have been developed in accordance with performance-based principles and methodology--learner-centeredness, contextualization, use of authentic materials, function/task-orientedness, balance between skill getting and skill using, and integration of speaking, listening, reading, writing, and culture. Grammar points are systematically introduced with simple but adequate explanations and abundant examples, exercises, and drills. Each lesson of this volume consists of pre-reading activities, one or two main reading texts, new words, useful expressions, exercises, comprehension questions, related reading, discussion and composition, and English translation of the reading texts. The accompanying audio CDs are available from UH Press for $25. Audio files for this volume can also be downloaded on the web in RealAudio or MP3 format.
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Integrated Korean: Intermediate Level 2 Workbook

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Author: Mee-Jeong Park
Publisher: University of Hawaii Press (2001)
Binding: Paperback, 192 pages
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The Intermediate Level texts and workbooks are the second of a five-level series (Beginning 1 and 2, Intermediate 1 and 2, Advanced Intermediate 1 and 2, and Advanced 1 and 2) developed collaboratively by leading classroom teachers and linguists of Korean. All series volumes have been developed in accordance with performance-based principles and methodology--learner-centeredness, contextualization, use of authentic materials, function/task-orientedness, balance between skill getting and skill using, and integration of speaking, listening, reading, writing, and culture. Grammar points are systematically introduced with simple but adequate explanations and abundant examples, exercises, and drills. Each situation/topic-based lesson of the main texts consists of two or three model dialogues, narration, new words and expressions, pronunciation notes, vocabulary notes, culture, grammar, task/function, and English translation of dialogues. The workbooks provide students with extensive skill-using activities based on the skills learned from the main texts. Integrated Korean is a project of the Korean Language Education and Research Center (KLEAR) with the support of the Korea Foundation. In addition to the four-level textbooks and workbooks, forthcoming volumes include instructor's manuals, Chinese Character Studies, Korean Composition, Selected Readings in Korean, Readings in Modern Korean Literature, Korean Language in Culture and Society, and A Dictionary of Korean Grammar and Usage.
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Integrated Korean: Intermediate 1

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Author: Sung-Ock Sohn, Ho-Min Sohn, Carol Schulz, Hyo Sang Lee, Young-Mee Cho
Publisher: University of Hawaii Press (2001)
Binding: Paperback, 303 pages
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The Intermediate Level texts and workbooks are the second of a five-level series (Beginning 1 and 2, Intermediate 1 and 2, Advanced Intermediate 1 and 2, and Advanced 1 and 2) developed collaboratively by leading classroom teachers and linguists of Korean. All series volumes have been developed in accordance with performance-based principles and methodology--learner-centeredness, contextualization, use of authentic materials, function/task-orientedness, balance between skill getting and skill using, and integration of speaking, listening, reading, writing, and culture. Grammar points are systematically introduced with simple but adequate explanations and abundant examples, exercises, and drills. Each situation/topic-based lesson of the main texts consists of two or three model dialogues, narration, new words and expressions, pronunciation notes, vocabulary notes, culture, grammar, task/function, and English translation of dialogues. The workbooks provide students with extensive skill-using activities based on the skills learned from the main texts. The accompanying 4 audio CDs are available from UH Press for $100. Audio files for this volume can also be downloaded on the web in RealAudio or MP3 format. .
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Integrated Korean: Beginning Level 1 Textbook, 2nd edition

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Author: Sung-Ock Sohn, Ho-Min Sohn, Carol Schulz, Hyo Sang Lee, Young-Mee Cho
Publisher: Univ of Hawaii Pr (2009)
Binding: Paperback, 218 pages
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This is a thoroughly revised edition of Integrated Korean: Beginning 1, the first volume of the best-selling series developed collaboratively by leading classroom teachers and linguists of Korean. All series’ volumes have been developed in accordance with performance-based principles and methodology—contextualization, learner-centeredness, use of authentic materials, usage-orientedness, balance between skill getting and skill using, and integration of speaking, listening, reading, writing, and culture. Grammar points are systematically introduced in simple but adequate explanations and abundant examples and exercises. Each situation/topic-based lesson of the main texts consists of model dialogues, narration, new words and expressions, vocabulary notes, culture, grammar, usage, and English translation of dialogues. In response to comments from hundreds of students and instructors of the first edition, this new edition features a more attractive two-color design with all new photos and drawings and an additional lesson and vocabulary exercises. Lessons are now organized into two main sections, each containing a conversational text (with its own vocabulary list) and a reading passage. The accompanying workbook, newly written, provides students with extensive skill-using activities based on the skills learned in the main text.
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