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Ni Hao Level 1: Level 1 [UNABRIDGED] (Audio CD)

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Author: Paul Fredlein
Publisher: Cheng & Tsui (2002)
Binding: Audio CD, pages
Summary:
"These companion CDs for Ni Hao, Volume 1 are a great resource for classroom activities or building individual pronunciation and listening comprehension skills. Each section from the textbook is recorded in clear and natural audio. The Conversations, Learn the Sentences, and New Words and Expressions sections include pauses between sentences for students to listen and repeat. This set includes 2 Audio CDs. "
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Ni Hao 2: Chinese Language Course Elementary Level : Traditional Character Edition

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Author: Shumang Fredlein, Paul Fredlein
Publisher: Cheng & Tsui (2004)
Binding: Paperback, 138 pages
Summary:
Ni Hao, Volume 2 is the second level of the Ni Hao series and is ideally suited to students in middle school or high school. As in Ni Hao, Volume 1, Chinese characters are used extensively throughout the text and are accompanied by pinyin which acts as a guide to pronunciation. Pinyin is gradually omitted as the student becomes familiar with the characters and vocabulary. Chinese culture related to the content of each lesson is introduced in the “Something to know” section, designed to enrich cultural understanding and generate interest in learning the language. Ni Hao, Volume 2 introduces more than 440 words and phrases and 140 written characters. Appendices with Chinese-English and English-Chinese “Words and Expressions” contain pinyin, English, and traditional and simplified character listings for words learned in the text. This textbook is in traditional characters.
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Ni Hao 1: Simplified Character Revised Student Workbook Edition

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Author: Paul Fredlein, Shumang Fredlein
Publisher: Cheng & Tsui (2003)
Binding: Paperback, 92 pages
Summary:
The Ni Hao, Volume 1 student workbook offers a wide variety of fun activities correlated with each lesson of the Ni Hao, Volume 1 textbook. The workbook uses all four communication skills of reading, writing, speaking, and listening to reinforce newly learned vocabulary and grammar, build communicative skills, and enhance cultural knowledge. All of the activities can be adapted to suit individual or class needs. Chinese characters are used in conjunction with pinyin throughout the book to reinforce students' reading and writing skills. Students are not required to write exclusively in characters, but are encouraged to use a combination of pinyin and characters. New characters listed in each textbook lesson are also included for writing practice in the workbook, complete with stroke order. This workbook is in simplified characters only.
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Integrated Chinese: Level 1, Simplified Character Edition

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Author: Yuehua Liu
Publisher: Cheng & Tsui (2008)
Binding: Paperback, 368 pages
Summary:
Since its release, Integrated Chinese has become the leading introductory Chinese textbook in colleges and universities around the world. With its holistic, integrated focus on the four language skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing, it teaches all the basics beginning and intermediate students need to function in Chinese. Integrated Chinese helps students understand how the Chinese language works grammatically, and how to use Chinese in real life.
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Integrated Chinese Level 1 Part 1, Character Workbook, Trad. and Simp., 2nd Edition

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Author: Xiaojun Wang, Jeffrey J. Hayden, Yaohua Shi, Liangyan Ge, Yea-fen Chen, Nyan-ping Bi, Yuehua Liu, Tao-chung Yao
Publisher: Cheng & Tsui (2004)
Binding: Paperback, 176 pages
Summary:
The layout shows stroke order for each character, as well as radicals, pinyin and English equivalents, and pen versions of the character. Students practice writing characters in the grid layout provided. Each lesson also includes games and exercises to support character recognition and retention.
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Hanyu

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Author: Yu Hsiu-Ching, Alyce Mackerras, Peter Chang
Publisher: Cheng & Tsui (1999)
Binding: Paperback, 178 pages
Summary:
"Developed in Australia, Hanyu (meaning “Chinese Language”) is a series of course materials in modern standard Chinese designed for secondary schools. This widely used and much-revised course takes a communicative approach, integrating listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. Hanyu is functionally based on an underlying grammatical progression, laying foundations and building upon previous knowledge as the series advances. Activity books, character writing books and audio cassettes help students in strengthening the skills developed from the main texts. The series is offered in simplified characters with pinyin. The revised edition introduces characters from the first unit, reduces the use of pinyin in stages, and contains practice exercises for all four basic skills. "
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Flying with Chinese

Author: Shuhan C. Wang, Carol Ann Dahlberg, Chiachyi Chiu, Marisa Fang, Mei-Ju Hwang
Publisher: Cheng & Tsui
Binding: Paperback, 68pages
Summary:
At last, an elementary Chinese textbook series for American students that is as focused as it is fun! Developed in accordance with the ACTFL National Content Standards, Flying with Chinese is the first K–6 series created by a team of Chinese language experts and established professionals in the field of K–8 world language education. The result is an integrated, communicative approach, with oral and literacy targets included and assessed throughout the 17-book series. The Flying with Chinese series is clustered around three themes: global citizenship, cultural heritage, and environmental responsibility. Each volume introduces legends, real and fictional characters of importance to Chinese culture, and significant Chinese customs and celebrations. Depending on the time available for instruction, a program may choose one or any combination of the A, B, C series. Each book is independent but interrelated to one another.
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