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Japanese: The Spoken Language Interactive CD-ROM for Macintosh (Ind)

Author: Mari Noda
Publisher: Yale University Press
Binding: Paperback, 110pages
Summary:
This interactive CD-ROM program is a powerful tool for beginning learners of Japanese and is based on Part 1 of the popular Japanese: The Spoken Language textbook series. The two-disc set—available in both Macintosh and PC-compatible formats—presents JSL’s sound methodology in a rich multimedia environment. Innovative, fully interactive exercises, simulations, and reviews complement the textbook. The program contains 125 “Core Conversation” video clips, activities, helpful notes about language and culture, and student review and assessment, with native Japanese speakers providing conversation models throughout. Whether used in the classroom or for self-study, the CD-ROM program encourages students to complete the tasks necessary to communicate successfully in Japanese and makes learning both enjoyable and rewarding. A User’s Guide, included with the CD-ROMS (and also sold separately), offers clear, concise instructions for the program's most effective use. In addition, it provides comprehensive guidance for learners of Japanese and answers to some of their commonly asked questions. A Faculty Guide is also available to help instructors incorporate into their curricula the components of Japanese: The Spoken Language, Multimedia Collection—a grouping of new and previously published text, audio, video, and CD-ROM materials that together form a complete package for learning and teaching spoken Japanese at the beginning level. The institutional version of this product contains 10 CD-ROM sets, 10 User's Guides, and one Faculty Guide.
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Character Text for Chinese Dialogues

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Author: Claudia Ross
Publisher: Yale University Press (1966)
Binding: Paperback, pages
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Students and teachers using Fred Wang's romanized text, Chinese Dialogues, are here provided with a parallel character version which presents the dialogues of each lesson in traditional character format. To suit the needs of beginners, characters are hand-written in large size. Characters used in the text are overwhelmingly common-use characters very useful for elementary training in reading Chinese.
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Advanced Chinese

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Author: Chih-sheng Yung, John DeFrancis, Chia-yee Teng
Publisher: Yale University Press (1966)
Binding: Paperback, 680 pages
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Designed to be used after either Beginning or Intermediate Chinese, this work is based on recordings of twenty lectures on academic topics in pinyin Romanization.  The new material in each lesson is presented in illustrative sentences and dialogues between student and teacher.  Additional material includes grammar drills, review exercises, questions, recapitulations of the lectures, and notes, plus 45 illustrations, a combined glossary, and an index.
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Advanced Business Chinese

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Author: Fangyuan Yuan
Publisher: Yale University Press (2003)
Binding: Paperback, 368 pages
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China joined the World Trade Organization in 2001, and a period of rapid economic development has ensued. Companies from around the world are investing in China and launching operations there, generating the need for increasing numbers of workers who possess not only high-level Chinese-language skills but also an understanding of business and economic issues in China. This is the first business textbook for advanced learners of Chinese in which economic issues are addressed in depth. Advanced Business Chinese features:• five thematic units: international trade, management and marketing, finance, the stock market, and economic law; • lessons that help students develop language skills in a dynamic and communicative context and expand their critical-thinking abilities; • perspectives on economic issues in modern China, ranging from how China fits into the global economy to how economic matters affect the businesses and citizens of the nation; • authentic reading materials, including case studies; • a variety of exercises and activities; • a glossary with pinyin transliterations and English explanations.
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A Primer of Newspaper Chinese

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Author: John S. Montanaro, Yu-Ju Chih
Publisher: Yale University Press (1988)
Binding: Spiral-bound, 310 pages
Summary:
This primer is a basic introduction to the grammar and vocabulary used in traditional Chinese newspapers. It uses unsimplified characters.
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The Hu Shi Reader: An Advanced Reading Text for Modern Chinese

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Author: Chih-ping Chou, Sharon Shih-jiu Hou
Publisher: Yale University Press (1990)
Binding: Paperback, 308 pages
Summary:
This reader presents nine of the most significant essays of Hu Shi, the twentieth century historian, diplomat, and philosopher who championed the vernacular language movement and vigorously supported modern values. The text is annotated, and includes both traditional characters and pinyin romanization.
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Beginning Japanese: Part II

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Author: Eleanor Harz Jorden, Hamako Ito Chaplin
Publisher: Yale University Press (1963)
Binding: Paperback, 423 pages
Summary:
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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