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Read & Speak Korean for Beginners (Book w/Audio CD)

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Author: Sunjeong Shin
Publisher: McGraw-Hill (2008)
Binding: Paperback, 96 pages
Summary:
Studying Korean is intimidating. Not only do you face the usual challenges of learning a new language--vocabulary, grammar, verb tenses--but you also have to learn a non-Roman alphabet. To help you master the language, Read & Speak Korean for Beginners entertains you while you learn, lessening the anxiety of a new script and increasing your confidence in your language skills. This program teaches you basic vocabulary and explains sentence structures for eight key areas of everyday life--introducing yourself, saying where you're from, asking what things are, asking where things are located, describing objects and people, asking how to get around, talking about your family, and describing what you do. The accompanying CD features all the key words and phrases so you can hear how they are pronounced and repeat them after the speaker. Inside you will find: * Clear explanations of how to use basic phrases in everyday conversations * Entertaining activities, games, and puzzles with which to check your progress * Illustrated flash cards to help you memorize key phrases * Listening exercises and audio games on the CD to further reinforce your comprehension
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Adventures in Japanese 2: Textbook (Japanese Edition)

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Author: Hiromi Peterson et al.
Publisher: Cheng & Tsui (2007)
Binding: Hardcover, 547 pages
Summary:
The Adventures in Japanese Level 2 Teacher's Handbook contains teacher resources to accompany the Level 2 Textbook. Included are assessment forms, sample quizzes, tests, and review exams, language lab scripts and answer keys, and approximately 100 pages of illustrations that can be photocopied to create overhead projector transparencies for classroom games, drills, flashcards, and activities. Widely adopted at junior and senior high schools across the U.S. because of its effectiveness, Adventures in Japanese is a user-friendly but comprehensive course that incorporates textbooks, student workbooks, kana workbooks and flashcards, teacher's handbooks and audio CDs for a complete and enjoyable introduction to the Japanese language. The title of the series implies fun, and the books' lively illustrations and vivid explanations make language learning enjoyable for students. Speaking, listening, reading and writing are equally stressed throughout, and Cultural Notes make important points about Japanese culture and language use. A Fun Corner--with various culturally related activities from making onigiri (riceballs) to learning Japanese songs--increases the sense of exploration and adventure, and a Japanese Culture Corner feature provides cultural topics for students to explore in depth and compare with their own culture.
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Speak Japanese (Book 1): A Textbook For Young Students

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Author: Hisako Yoshiki, Kiyo Saka
Publisher: Jp Trading Inc (2004)
Binding: Paperback, 133 pages
Summary:
A great book for grasping the Language of japanese.
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Adventures in Japanese 1 Textbook

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Author: Naomi Hirano-omizo, Hiromi Peterson
Publisher: Cheng & Tsui (2007)
Binding: Paperback, 394 pages
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Adventures in Japanese Level 1 is the first student textbook in this series for students of Japanese as a foreign language. It introduces basic Japanese through a series of everyday situations with which students are familiar, such as introductions, taking class attendance, and inviting a friend over. Hiragana and katakana are introduced gradually, and 17 basic kanji are also taught. Widely adopted at junior and senior high schools across the U.S. because of its effectiveness, Adventures in Japanese is a user-friendly but comprehensive course that incorporates textbooks, student workbooks, kana workbooks and flashcards, teacher’s handbooks and audio CDs for a complete and enjoyable introduction to the Japanese language. The title of the series implies fun, and the books’ lively illustrations and vivid explanations make language learning enjoyable for students. Speaking, listening, reading and writing are equally stressed throughout, and Cultural Notes make important points about Japanese culture and language use. A Fun Corner--with various culturally related activities from making onigiri (riceballs) to learning Japanese songs--increases the sense of exploration and adventure, and a Japanese Culture Corner feature provides cultural topics for students to explore in depth and compare with their own culture.
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New Century Chinese Textbook 1

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Author: Wu Zhongwei
Publisher: Beijing Language and Culture Univ. Press (2005)
Binding: Paperback, 231 pages
Summary:
New Century Chinese is, as the title indicates, for students of Mandarin Chinese in the new century. It is a complete beginner's college-level Chinese program. To accommodate the needs of the students from different linguistic backgrounds, both the simplified and traditional versions of the Chinese characters have been employed side by side. Well-chosen topics for varied oral activities, most basic structures of modern Chinese, carefully selected reading materials and approximately 1200 useful words will provide the students with ample opportunities for practicing Chinese in communicative and interactive contexts.
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Easy Steps to Chinese Textbook 1

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Author: Xinying Li Yamin Ma
Publisher: Beijing Language and Culture University Press (2006)
Binding: Paperback, 128 pages
Summary:
Fun and effective, this excellent textbook series adopts an exciting new approach to teaching Chinese as a foreign language. The task-based program, designed by the authors of the popular Chinese Made Easy and Chinese Made Easy for Kids, is based on feedback and helpful suggestions from teachers who use those series in their classrooms. The new program includes careful pacing, up-to-date topics, attractive page designs, and practical tasks and activities. In the workbooks, students practice Pinyin and strokes, write Chinese characters, and more. Students acquire a vocabulary of 1,600 characters and confidence in speaking and writing Chinese. The series includes Textbook with an audio CD, Workbook, Teacher's Book with a CD, Picture Flash Cards and Word Cards. Paperback, Simplified characters, Pinyin and English. Ages 10+.
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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
Summary:
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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New Practical Chinese Reader

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Author: Liu Xun
Publisher: Beijing Language & Culture Univ Pr (2004)
Binding: Paperback, 242 pages
Summary:
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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Experiencing Chinese - High School Textbook 1

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Author: n/a
Publisher: Higher Education Press (2008)
Binding: Paperback, 108 pages
Summary:
This series is complied for senior high school students who are beginning to learn Chinese, including senior students in public and private high schools, or independent Chinese learners aged between 16 and 18. They could also be used for Chinese teaching at the relevant levels. The textbooks are divided into six volumes, each of which includes a student's book, an activity manual, a teacher's book, and word cards. With the purpose of training students in basic skills of Chinese listening, speaking, reading and writing as well as equipping them with basic communication skills, these textbooks are mainly based on real life experiences that emphasize building the students' interests in learning Chinese. The books' design is vivid and lively, featuring both pictures and texts.
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