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Encounters:Chinese Language and Culture, Student Book 1

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Author: Cynthia Y. Ning, John S. Montanaro
Publisher: Yale University Press (2011)
Binding: Paperback, 336 pages
Summary:
Developed by Cindy Ning, a leader in Chinese language instruction, and John Montanaro, Encounters is a brand-new program for introductory-level Chinese. Through a rich array of components—including a broadcast-quality dramatic series, textbooks, a character writing book, teacher annotated editions, and an audio program—Encounters will immerse your students in the sounds of Mandarin and place language in meaningful context as they explore the nuances of China's rich culture. Culminating years of international collaboration between Yale University and the Chinese International Publishing Group (CIPG), Encounters sets a new standard in the field of language instruction.
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Chinese Characters: A Genealogy and Dictionary

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Author: Rick Harbaugh
Publisher: Yale University Press (1999)
Binding: Paperback, 544 pages
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This dictionary is designed to help students understand, appreciate and remember Chinese characters. It has the following features: -Every character entry includes a brief traditional Chinese etymology. -Genealogical charts highlight the connections between characters, showing the creation of more than 4000 characters from less than 200 simple pictographs and ideographs. -Mandarin standards in China and Taiwan are distinguished. -Simplified forms for each character are given. -Character entries list all words which use the character in any position, allowing a word to be found even if the first character is unknown. -English definitions are referenced in an English-Chinese index. -A word pronunciation index allows students to directly search for an overheard word without having to guess the initial character. -A stroke count index lists every character by number of strokes.
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Supplement to Japanese: The Spoken Language PT.1

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Author: Eleanor Harz Jorden
Publisher: Yale University Press (1988)
Binding: Paperback, 76 pages
Summary:
This text is a Kanji supplement to Book One of the entirely romanized Japanese: The Spoken Language series.
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Beginning Japanese (Part 2)

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Author: Eleanor Harz Jorden, Hamako Ito Chaplin
Publisher: Yale University Press (1963)
Binding: Paperback, 423 pages
Summary:
Beginning Japanese (Parts I and II) contains thirty-five lessons, all of which have the same basic pattern and involve the same procedures. Each lesson requires many hours of class work supplemented by outside study and, if possible, laboratory work. The second part of this series contains lessons 21-35. This textbook is concerned only with spoken Japanese. Reading and writing involve a different set of habits and are best begun after acquiring some basic control of the spoken language. It is suggested that students interested in studying written Japanese begin using an introductory reading text only after completing at least ten or fifteen lessons of this volume.
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Japanese: The Written Language: Part 1, Volume 1: Katakana (Includes 40 sheet tracing pad) (Pt. 1, v. 1)

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Author: Eleanor Harz Jorden, Mari Noda
Publisher: Yale University Press (2005)
Binding: Paperback, 123 pages
Summary:
Eleanor Harz Jorden and Mari Noda, authors of the widely used language textbook Japanese: The Spoken Language, now offer the first volume of the much anticipated companion to it, Japanese: The Written Language. This new series is designed to enable the learner of Japanese to establish a solid foundation for communicating with the Japanese through the written language. It is arranged so that each lesson coordinates with the lesson in Japanese: The Spoken Language of the same number. This first volume, devoted exclusively to the katakana syllabary, which is used to represent loanwords in Japanese, provides the most comprehensive pedagogical treatment of the subject available today. Audio files and flash cards are available from the web, and a workbook is available for separate purchase.
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Japanese: The Written Language: Part 1, Volume 1 (Workbook)

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Author: Mari Noda, Eleanor Harz Jorden
Publisher: Yale University Press (2005)
Binding: Paperback, 112 pages
Summary:
Eleanor Harz Jorden and Mari Noda, authors of the widely used language textbook Japanese: The Spoken Language, now offer the first volume of the much anticipated companion to it, Japanese: The Written Language. This new series is designed to enable the learner of Japanese to establish a solid foundation for communicating with the Japanese through the written language. It is arranged so that each lesson coordinates with the lesson in Japanese: The Spoken Language of the same number. This first volume, devoted exclusively to the katakana syllabary, which is used to represent loanwords in Japanese, provides the most comprehensive pedagogical treatment of the subject available today. Audio files and flash cards are available from the web, and a workbook is available for separate purchase.
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Japanese: The Spoken Language (Part 1)

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Author: Mari Noda, Eleanor Harz Jorden
Publisher: Yale University Press (1987)
Binding: Paperback, 371 pages
Summary:
This supplement to Japanese: The Spoken Languages (JSL), Part I, has been prepared to guide the instructor and the student step-by-step through the explanations of structure that are found in the main textbook. The question-and-answer format makes the material easier to follow by providing the questions that should be asked and accurate answers to them.
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Japanese, The Spoken Language: Part 2 (Yale Language Series) (Pt. 2)

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Author: Eleanor Harz Jorden
Publisher: Yale University Press (1988)
Binding: Paperback, 398 pages
Summary:
This second book of Japanese: The Spoken Language continues a course in modern spoken Japanese that teaches current usage through drills and functional exchanges. The series is entirely romanized. Accompanying audio and video materials are available
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Beginning Japanese: Part I

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Author: Hamako I. Chaplin, Eleanor Harz Jorden
Publisher: Yale University Press (1962)
Binding: Paperback, 426 pages
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Japanese is the language of approximately 125 million people. This course, developed by Eleanor Harz Jorden of Cornell University, is concerned only with spoken Japanese in the "standard" dialect of educated inhabitants of Tokyo. Learning to speak the languageat normal speed is emphasized next since the aim of the course is to teach the learner to understand and speak the everyday language just as it is spoken by the Japanese --This text refers to the Audio Cassette edition.
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Japanese: The Spoken Language

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Author: Mari Noda, Eleanor Harz Jorden
Publisher: Yale University Press (1987)
Binding: Paperback, 371 pages
Summary:
This supplement to Japanese: The Spoken Languages (JSL), Part I, has been prepared to guide the instructor and the student step-by-step through the explanations of structure that are found in the main textbook. The question-and-answer format makes the material easier to follow by providing the questions that should be asked and accurate answers to them. --This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.
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