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Chinese in Motion Part 2 An Advanced Immersion Course 体演中文

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Author: Yi Lin
Publisher: Cheng & Tsui (2012)
Binding: Paperback, 256 pages
Summary:
Perfect for students with two years of college Chinese, Chinese in Motion is designed to bring students up to ACTFL's intermediate-high or advanced-low proficiency level. This structured curriculum has lessons that transition from controlled to free production as students build on the textbook material to exercise their new language skills in real conversations with native Chinese speakers. On returning to the classroom, students exchange their experiences with each other and build their writing skills by crafting formal journal entries and then presenting their findings to the class. Serving double-duty as a language textbook and a reference guide for contemporary China, this book encourages students to move their language ability beyond the classroom walls and engage with the people, culture, and realities of life in China today.
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Chinese in Motion Part 1 An Advanced Immersion Course 体演中文

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Author: Yi Lin
Publisher: Cheng & Tsui (2011)
Binding: Paperback, 304 pages
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1. Student field work as the core of a comprehensive study abroad experience. 2. Professional-level vocabulary and sentence structures presented in context to aid acquisition of professional language ability. 3. Targeted themes and dialogues that focus each lesson on topics relevant to contemporary China. 4. Interactive lesson outlines that build on student at-home preparation for more effective in-class learning. 5. Perfect way to continue study after completing Integrated Chinese Level 2, Part 2.
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Integrated Chinese Character Workbook: Level 1, Part 1 (Simplified & Traditional Character, 3rd Edition)

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Author: Yaohua Shi, Liangyan Ge, Nyan-Ping Bi, Tao-Chung Yao, Yuehua Liu
Publisher: Cheng & Tsui (2008)
Binding: Paperback, 133 pages
Summary:
The character workbook provides writing practice for all characters found in the Integrated Chinese third edition textbook. Both traditional and simplified characters are included on the same page and appear in the same order as in the textbook. Each character also includes pinyin pronunciation and English definitions, its radical highlighted, and clear, step-by-step stroke order with practice squares that include guide lines to help students balance characters correctly. Includes two indexes, one arranged alphabetically and one by lesson.
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A New Text for a Modern China

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Author: Irene Liu, Jui-Nien Liu, Hsiao-Chi Li
Publisher: Cheng & Tsui (1999)
Binding: Paperback, 269 pages
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This set of two 60-minute audio cassettes for A New Text for Modern China (an updated and revised version of A Chinese Text for a Changing China) contains essays and vocabulary lists recorded by native speakers of Chinese. In this third-year course for college and adult learners of Chinese as a second language, elements of a language instruction book and an up-to-date cultural reader are combined into an innovative whole. Each of the five units in the textbook begins with an original essay on topics relevant to everyday life and contemporary issues in China. Each essay is accompanied by three related newspaper or magazine articles from Chinese publications. The reading material is followed by lists of new vocabulary, stock phrases, grammatical explanations and exercises to reinforce language learning. Material is in traditional and simplified characters with pinyin. Grammar explanations are in English.
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Obentoo Level 2: Teacher Resouce File

Author: Peter Williams, Kyoko Kusumoto, Anne Fisher
Publisher: Cheng & Tsui
Binding: paperback, 300pages
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Teacher Notes a general introduction to the course and components general suggestions for using the materials general information on assessment of students’ progress a reference list of helpful classroom instructions unit-by-unit notes including unit overviews, teaching suggestions, notes on particular teaching points, suggested structures and vocabulary extension, etc. solutions for tasks in the workbook Blackline masters illustrated vocabulary flashcards supplementary material and solutions extra stroke order practice assessment materials for each unit covering listening, oral interaction, reading and writing skills, and solutions Overhead transparencies Manga-style cartoons for each unit to present in class
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Obentoo Level 2 Student Book

Author: Anne Fisher
Publisher: Cheng & Tsui
Binding: Paperback, pages
Summary:
This obentoo (lunchbox) offers an exciting, culturally based approach to the study of Japanese language. Its clear, colorful, well-structured layout has students discovering the Japanese language and culture through lively and authentic presentation. Obentoo addresses the use of hiragana, katakana, and kanji, is adaptable to a wide variety of course content, and contains a wealth of teacher support material.
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Obentoo Level 1 Workbook

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Author: Peter Williams
Publisher: Thomas Nelson Publishers (1999)
Binding: Paperback, 164 pages
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This obentoo (lunchbox) offers an exciting, culturally based approach to the study of Japanese language. Its clear, colorful, well-structured layout has students discovering the Japanese language and culture through lively and authentic presentation. Obentoo addresses the use of hiragana, katakana, and kanji, is adaptable to a wide variety of course content, and contains a wealth of teacher support material.
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Obento Deluxe: Student Book (Japanese Edition)

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Author: Kyoto Kusumoto, Sue Xouris, Peter Williams
Publisher: Cheng & Tsui (2006)
Binding: Paperback, 220 pages
Summary:
Obento Deluxe is the new, revised edition of the first level, formerly called Obentoo 1. In this revised edition, sections are uniquely designed to correspond to the variety of dishes one would find in an obentoo (lunchbox). For example, the Teeburu manaa (table manners) section introduces students to important and interesting information about Japanese culture, while Gohan to okazu (rice and side dishes) show how words and sentences fit together and how they are used. In Obento Deluxe, students will learn everyday greetings, how to ask and respond to questions about where they are from, talk about their hobbies, etc. This level is split into 12 chapters and includes grammar notes, as well as Japanese-English/English-Japanese wordlists.
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Japanese: The Written Language, Part 2: Field Test Edition 1.0

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Author: Mari Noda, Eleanor Harz Jorden
Publisher: Cheng & Tsui (2005)
Binding: Paperback, 502 pages
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This companion to the bestselling Japanese: the Spoken Language begins with the two kana syllabaries and introduces approximately 300 kanji, following the Spoken Language text lesson by lesson. Appropriate for classroom or self-study programs.
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Adventures in Japanese Level 4 Textbook and Dictionary

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Author: Hiromi Peterson et al.
Publisher: Cheng & Tsui (2007)
Binding: Paperback, pages
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In Adventures in Japanese, Volume 4 textbook, students will explore “the Japanese soul”: the social, historical, and cultural forces that influence Japanese life. They will study keigo (honorific language), the historical context of Japanese immigration, the issue of Japanese internment camps during World War II, and the bombing of Hiroshima. Cultural discussions include the traditional cultural arts of the tea ceremony, calligraphy, and Japanese haiku poetry. Students get a final glimpse of Japan with a lesson on traveling to the historical cities of Kyoto and Nara. Lessons center around more sophisticated dialogues and complex narratives, some of which are based on the authors’ personal experiences. One lesson focuses on the the poem Ame ni mo Makezu as an exemplary piece of Japanese literature. Volume 4 includes two new sections on onomatopoeic expressions (perapera koonaa) and proverbs. Students learn common Japanese expressions and learn to pronounce and use proverbs correctly. In order to encourage character memorization, students create their own illustrations for newly learned kanji. After completing the Adventures in Japanese series, students will be able to write 340 kanji, communicate at an intermediate level in Japanese, and prepare for the AP* Japanese Language and Culture Exam. The textbook comes bundled with the Adventures in Japanese Course Dictionary which contains Japanese-English and English-Japanese dictionaries, a kanji list, a verb list by conjugation group, adjective lists, and adverb lists for Volumes 1-4. What’s new in the third edition? The Adventures in Japanese, Volume 4 third edition textbook is revised and expanded from previous editions. A new introduction explains how the series meets ACTFL National Content Standards and expectations for the AP* Japanese Language and Culture Exam. The textbook also includes expanded cultural notes.
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