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The White-Haired Girl

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Author: Chih-yu Ho
Publisher: Yale University Press (1976)
Binding: Paperback, pages
Summary:
The White-Haired Girl relates the story of one of the most famous figures of the Chinese Revolution. This text is the first volume designed to supplement the Intermediate Chinese Reader by John DeFrancis. It is presented in simplified characters, with pinyin romanization, and an accompanying audio program is available.
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The Lady in the Painting (Traditional Characters)

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Author: Claudia Ross, Claudia Ross
Publisher: Yale University Press (2007)
Binding: Paperback, 250 pages
Summary:
A well-known chinese folktale is retold here within the limits of an elementary 300 character vocabulary. Yale and Pinyin romanization with Traditional characters. An excellent text for beginning Chinese students.
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The Lady in the Painting (Simplified Characters)

Image of The Lady in the Painting, Expanded Edition: Simplified Characters (Far Eastern Publications Series) (English and Simplified Chinese Edition)
Author: Claudia Ross
Publisher: Yale University Press (2007)
Binding: Paperback, 250 pages
Summary:
A well-known chinese folktale is retold here within the limits of an elementary 300 character vocabulary. Yale and Pinyin romanization with Traditional characters. An excellent text for beginning Chinese students.
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Tell It Like it Is! (Text with 2 DVD's)

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Author: Jianqi Wang
Publisher: Yale University Press (2005)
Binding: Hardcover, 528 pages
Summary:
"This unique program emphasizes authentic, unrehearsed Chinese language as it is spoken among Chinese speakers. The program includes a DVD and audio connecting students to Chinese culture, politics, and issues by means of the popular talk show program of China Central Television, Tell It Like It Is! Because a broad variety of individuals participate in the shows, representing different genders, ages, and accents, the listener/reader is exposed to the kinds of language used in real-life situations. Complete episodes of Tell It Like It Is! are available on DVD. Tell It Like It Is! addresses the crucial need of advanced-level students of Chinese to learn spontaneous informal oral discourse, whether they are participating in classroom study or learning independently."
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Tell It Like It Is! (3 Audio CDs)

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Author: Jianqi Wang
Publisher: Yale University Press (2005)
Binding: Audio CD, pages
Summary:
"This unique program emphasizes authentic, unrehearsed Chinese language as it is spoken among Chinese speakers. The program includes a DVD and audio connecting students to Chinese culture, politics, and issues by means of the popular talk show program of China Central Television, Tell It Like It Is! Because a broad variety of individuals participate in the shows, representing different genders, ages, and accents, the listener/reader is exposed to the kinds of language used in real-life situations. Complete episodes of Tell It Like It Is! are available on DVD. Tell It Like It Is! addresses the crucial need of advanced-level students of Chinese to learn spontaneous informal oral discourse, whether they are participating in classroom study or learning independently."
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Talks on Chinese Culture

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Author: Vivian Ling
Publisher: Yale University Press (1997)
Binding: Paperback, 246 pages
Summary:
Intended for students who have completed 'basic' Chinese (two years, college level, and mastery of 1000 characters). Designed as the first 'post-basic' level text for students intent on achieving professional competency in the language. Essential as a first step towards advanced level Chinese. Serves also as review text for the Read Chinese Series (Books I, II, and III). A "must-study" book before you go on to the advanced level.
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Sun Yat-Sen

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Author: Yung Teng Chia-yee
Publisher: Yale University Press (1980)
Binding: Paperback, 60 pages
Summary:
This book tells the story of Sun Yat-Sen, the founder of the Chinese Republic. It is the fourth volume designed to supplement the Intermediate Chinese Reader by John DeFrancis. The text is presented in simplified characters, with pinyin romanization, and an accompanying audio program is available.
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Living Japanese: Diversity in Language and Lifestyles

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Author: Karen Colligan-Taylor
Publisher: Yale University Press (2006)
Binding: Paperback, 352 pages
Summary:
Living Japanese: Diversity in Language and Lifestyles (Ikita Nihongo: samazama na kotoba, samazama na seikatsu) draws students into the lives of thirty-three Japanese from ages seven to seventy-five. As students listen to diverse viewpoints on cultural and social issues, they will develop an extensive vocabulary and become accustomed to natural speech and linguistic differences.
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Spoken Standard Chinese, Volume Two

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Author: Parker Huang, Hugh M. Stimson, Parker Po-fei Huang
Publisher: Yale University Press (1978)
Binding: Paperback, 330 pages
Summary:
This second book of the Spoken Standard Chinese series completes the presentation of the major grammatical patterns of mdoern Mandarin and introduces an additional 700 words. Book Two uses pinyin romanization. An accompanying audio program is available
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Spoken Standard Chinese, Volume One

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Author: Hugh M. Stimson, Parker Po-fei Huang
Publisher: Yale University Press (1976)
Binding: Paperback, 330 pages
Summary:
This book begins the Spoken Standard Chinese series, which emphasizes natural dialogue and familiarity with a modern, adult vocabulary. Book One uses pinyin romanization and no Chinese characters. An accompanying audio program is available.
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