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Success With Chinese: A Communicative Approach For Beginners Vol. 2 Reading & Writing

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Author: De-An Wu Swihart
Publisher: Cheng & Tsui (2006)
Binding: Paperback, 344 pages
Summary:
"Level 2: Reading & Writing builds on the strengths of Success with Chinese, Level 1 and uses a whole new range of daily experiences as practical opportunities for learning and mastering the basics of Chinese. Reading exercises are designed to help you learn Chinese characters through repetition, as well as analysis of radicals and character components. Level 2 of Success with Chinese is designed to give you increased confidence in a variety of daily experiences and encounters, such as picking up medicine and following the label, navigating through a grocery store, and filling out government forms. This volume of Reading & Writing introduces 489 new characters. Each character is listed with examples of its use in several word compounds, to demonstrate how learning one character helps you learn many new words in turn. This Reading & Writing book contains both simplified and traditional characters in vocabulary lists and indexes. "
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Success With Chinese: A Communicative Approach For Beginners Vol. 2 Listening & Speaking

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Author: Cong Meng, Judy Z. Mu, Irene Liu, De-An Wu Swihart
Publisher: Cheng & Tsui (2006)
Binding: Paperback, 342 pages
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"Level 2: Listening & Speaking builds on the strengths of Success with Chinese, Level 1 and uses a whole new range of daily experiences as practical opportunities for learning and mastering the basics of Chinese. As you move about more confidently in China, you’ll want more and deeper areas of communicative proficiency. That’s where Level 2 of Success with Chinese kicks in, with lessons covering the doctor’s office, grocery shopping, taxi rides, basic computer functions in Chinese, and more. Two audio CDs bound into the book contain audio recordings of dialogues, new vocabulary, and exercises in each lesson, to reinforce listening and comprehension skills. This volume teaches 651 vocabulary items, and includes two audio CDs containing recordings of each lesson, to reinforce listening and comprehension skills. Simplified characters are presented in the book and are accompanied by their pinyin pronunciation. "
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Success With Chinese: A Communicative Approach For Beginners Vol. 1 Reading & Writing

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Author: De-An Wu Swihart
Publisher: Cheng & Tsui (2007)
Binding: Paperback, 224 pages
Summary:
"Level 1: Reading & Writing helps you achieve a basic proficiency in reading and writing Chinese. If you are traveling or working in China and want to read signs, menus, and short passages, or fill out simple forms and write some characters and short sentences, this book is perfect for you. Reading & Writing first teaches radicals and characters commonly encountered in everyday life, and then moves on to critical reading strategies to help learners quickly apply newly acquired character recognition skills to unfamiliar words and phrases. By focusing on helping learners read in context rather than translating a sentence one character at a time, Reading & Writing sets learners on the path toward literacy in Chinese. Level 1 is typically used as a semester or summer course. Eighteen lessons in the Reading & Writing book cover 240 characters; each lesson thematically corresponds to the lessons in Listening & Speaking. This second edition of Level 1: Reading & Writing contains both simplified and traditional characters in vocabulary lists and indexes. "
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Success With Chinese: A Communicative Approach For Beginners Vol. 1 Listening & Speaking

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Author: Cong Meng, De-An Wu Swihart
Publisher: Cheng & Tsui (2005)
Binding: Paperback, 268 pages
Summary:
Success with Chinese helps you get around independently in China, going far beyond “survival Chinese.” To that end, the first three lessons of Level 1: Listening & Speaking start with the real nitty-gritty: pinyin, counting, and money. Seven additional, very practical lessons explore such topics as calling for room service, ordering in restaurants, getting directions, and telling time. Two audio CDs bound into the book contain audio recordings of dialogues, new vocabulary, and exercises in each lesson, to reinforce listening and comprehension skills. Simplified characters are presented in the book but are always accompanied by their pinyin pronunciation. Level 1: Listening & Speaking, which is typically used as a semester or summer course, teaches around 400 vocabulary items.
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Startup Business Chinese: An Introductory Course for Business Professionals

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Author: Jane C. M. Kuo
Publisher: Cheng & Tsui (2006)
Binding: Paperback, 344 pages
Summary:
"The Startup Business Chinese, Level 1 textbook comprises 12 units covering basic daily corporate interactions and business-related social exchanges. Each unit starts with a brief introduction describing the setting and learning objectives for that chapter, then moves on to two situational dialogues, two vocabulary lists, and a sentence pattern and grammar section. All the dialogues, grammar, and vocabulary are designed for beginners, and emphasize business communication: negotiating, socializing, and establishing and maintaining good relationships. Beyond language acquisition, each lesson provides students with extensive cultural points to help navigate cultural differences in business and daily life. Level 1 covers over 600 vocabulary words. The textbook includes one WMA audio CD containing over 290 minutes of listening material. The recordings feature native Chinese speakers reciting dialogues, vocabulary words, and example sentences from the textbook. To learn more about WMA files, click here. A separate workbook contains corresponding practice exercises. The Startup Business Chinese course is in simplified characters and pinyin. "
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Startup Business Chinese Workbook

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Author: Jane C. M. Kuo
Publisher: Cheng & Tsui (2006)
Binding: Paperback, 240 pages
Summary:
"This workbook to accompany Level 1 of Startup Business Chinese contains exercises for improving students’ listening, speaking, reading and writing skills in business-related situations. Units 1-6 begin with listening practice, and present a range of exercises testing students’ mastery of the vocabulary, phrases, and situations introduced in the textbook. Units 7-12 continue with exercises that boost students’ conversation and translation skills, and reinforce proper use of the vocabulary and sentence patterns in the textbook. A separate “Listening Comprehension” section at the back of the workbook presents at least two additional spoken dialogues related to the topics in the textbook units 2-12, followed by questions to test students’ understanding of the conversations. This workbook includes an audio CD containing over 110 minutes of recordings in Windows Media Player (WMA) format to accompany the listening exercises in Units 1-6 and the conversations in the “Listening Conversations” section. All the recordings are spoken by native Chinese speakers in standard Mandarin Chinese. Exercises are in simplified Chinese characters with pinyin romanization and English throughout, so students can choose to complete the exercises using either Chinese characters or pinyin. "
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Open for Business Vol. 2

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Author: Jane Kuo
Publisher: Cheng & Tsui (2003)
Binding: Paperback, 480 pages
Summary:
"The Open for Business, Volume 2 textbook/exercise book builds upon Volume 1 and is structured in the same general format, but switches focus to China’s micro-economic issues. The thirteen lessons in Volume 2 cover topics such as Chinese management practices, foreign trade initiatives, pillar industries attracting foreign capital investment, environmental protection, the Internet’s role in the Chinese economy, intellectual property rights, and technology transfer. Each lesson contains a text reading and brief background on a specific topic, followed by a vocabulary list and explanation of important terms along with a section relating to the usage of synonyms. The textbook also includes a comprehensive index of vocabulary, grammar terms, and synonyms for easy cross-referencing with the lessons. Exercises for each lesson are found in the back of the book, and offer students a chance to improve their business lexicon correctly with particular emphasis on sentence structure and reading comprehension. A “Questions and Exploration” section encourages students to perform research online and present relevant topics either orally or in writing for further discussion. "
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Open for Business Vol. 1

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Author: Jane Kuo
Publisher: Cheng & Tsui (2003)
Binding: Paperback, 344 pages
Summary:
Designed for students in the third or fourth year of a college Chinese language curriculum, Open for Business combines language learning with an introduction to business trends and issues such as macroeconomics, technological innovations, modern management practices, and much more. Upon completion of this one-year course, students will be able to read Chinese-language periodicals and business-related documents, as well as conduct business negotiations and presentations in Chinese.
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Ni Hao: Level 4 [UNABRIDGED] (Audio CD)

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Author: Paul Fredlein
Publisher: Cheng & Tsui (2002)
Binding: Audio CD, pages
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This set of four audio CDs is designed for teachers to use in the classroom in conjunction with Ni Hao, Volume 4, and for students to study and practice at home. Conversations, Learn the Sentences, and New Words and Expressions have spacing between utterances for students to listen and repeat.
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Ni Hao: Level 2 [UNABRIDGED] (Audio CD)

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The set of three audio CDs are designed for teachers to use in the classroom in conjunction with Ni Hao, Volume 2, and for students to study and practice at home. Conversations, Learn the Sentences, and New Words and Expressions have spacing between utterances for students to listen and repeat.
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