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Chinese Made Easy for Kids Textbook 1

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Author: Yamin Ma
Publisher: Joint Publishing (HK) Co. Ltd. (2005)
Binding: Paperback, 120 pages
Summary:
It is designed for kids/beginners to learn Chinese as a foreign language by adopting a new approach. The series comprise 4 books, each book consists of one textbook with a CD and one workbook. After completing this series, students should be able to write 100 simple Chinese characters, recognize over 500 Chinese characters and develop listening and speaking skills.
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New Century Chinese Textbook 1

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Author: Wu Zhongwei
Publisher: Beijing Language and Culture Univ. Press (2005)
Binding: Paperback, 231 pages
Summary:
New Century Chinese is, as the title indicates, for students of Mandarin Chinese in the new century. It is a complete beginner's college-level Chinese program. To accommodate the needs of the students from different linguistic backgrounds, both the simplified and traditional versions of the Chinese characters have been employed side by side. Well-chosen topics for varied oral activities, most basic structures of modern Chinese, carefully selected reading materials and approximately 1200 useful words will provide the students with ample opportunities for practicing Chinese in communicative and interactive contexts.
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Easy Steps to Chinese Textbook 1

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Author: Xinying Li Yamin Ma
Publisher: Beijing Language and Culture University Press (2006)
Binding: Paperback, 128 pages
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Fun and effective, this excellent textbook series adopts an exciting new approach to teaching Chinese as a foreign language. The task-based program, designed by the authors of the popular Chinese Made Easy and Chinese Made Easy for Kids, is based on feedback and helpful suggestions from teachers who use those series in their classrooms. The new program includes careful pacing, up-to-date topics, attractive page designs, and practical tasks and activities. In the workbooks, students practice Pinyin and strokes, write Chinese characters, and more. Students acquire a vocabulary of 1,600 characters and confidence in speaking and writing Chinese. The series includes Textbook with an audio CD, Workbook, Teacher's Book with a CD, Picture Flash Cards and Word Cards. Paperback, Simplified characters, Pinyin and English. Ages 10+.
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New Practical Chinese Reader: Textbook Vol.3

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Author: Jerry Schmidt
Publisher: China Books & Periodicals (2004)
Binding: Paperback, 249 pages
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Textbook 3 in the series, with Lessons 27-38, including dialogues on attending festivals, Beijing street life, and a trip to the Three Gorges, among others.
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Integrated Chinese, Level 2 Textbook, 2nd Edition (Traditional and Simplified) 中文听说读写

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Author: Tao-chung Yao
Publisher: Cheng & Tsui (2005)
Binding: Paperback, 513 pages
Summary:
Integrated Chinese Level 2 is intermediate-level textbook for students who have completed one year of study at the high school or college level, or for anyone seeking to communicate effectively in Chinese wherever it is spoken. This acclaimed, best-selling series is successful because it "integrates" all four language skills--listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Integrated Chinese helps you understand how the Chinese language works grammatically, and how to use Chinese in real life,how to understand it on the street, speak it on the telephone, read it in the newspaper, or write it in a report. The materials within Integrated Chinese's set of textbooks, workbooks, character workbooks, and audio CDs are divided into sections of listening, speaking, reading and writing. Two types of exercises are used: traditional exercises (fill-in-the-blank, sentence completion, translation) to help learners build a solid grammatical foundation, and communication-oriented exercises (speaking drills, discussion topics, etc.) to prepare them to function in a Chinese language environment. Frequently, authentic materials written for native Chinese speakers and real (newspaper clippings, signs, tickets, etc.) are used. Notes on language use and Chinese culture are found throughout the textbooks. In Level 2, simplified and traditional characters are combined in one book.
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Basic Chinese: A Grammar and Workbook, 2nd edition (Kindle Edition)

Binding: kindle , 376pages
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'The clear, relatively jargon-free explanations of basic Chinese grammar in - Basic Chinese make it easy to read and suitable for new learners. The inclusion of exercises in each unit and the presentation of all example sentences in Chinese characters and The clear, relatively jargon-free explanations of basic Chinese grammar in - Basic Chinese make it easy to read and suitable for new learners. The inclusion of exercises in each unit and the presentation of all example sentences in Chinese characters
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Integrated Chinese: Simplified Characters Textbook, Level 1, Part 1

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Author: Yuehua Liu
Publisher: Cheng & Tsui (2008)
Binding: Paperback, 368 pages
Summary:
Begins the first year of study in Chinese, and introduces about 350 vocabulary items •Covers the basics with simple, graded activities on essential topics such as greetings, dates and times, family, and shopping •Introduces essential grammatical structures •Positions pinyin texts close to Chinese character texts so students can focus on speaking and pronunciation
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New Practical Chinese Reader, Textbook Vol. 2

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Author: Jerry Schmidt
Publisher: Beijing Language and Culture University Press (2002)
Binding: Perfect Paperback, 295 pages
Summary:
Compiled under the sponsorship of the China National Office for Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language (NOTCFL) and in consultation with the Chinese Proficiency Test (HSK) Guidelines, the New Practical Chinese Reader (NPCR) series is designed to help native English speakers easily learn Chinese. Based on the time-tested Practical Chinese Reader (PCR), the revised and updated NPCR combines the grammatical strengths of the old PCR with contemporary material and more emphasis on learning to use Chinese in everyday conversation. NPCR consists of 70 lessons in six volumes, covering beginning to intermediate levels, for three years of instruction. Features include balanced training in speaking, pronounciation, grammar, and vocabulary; gradual increases in difficulty, and a cyclical approach to learning with constant review of language structures, functions, and cultural knowledge; an abundance of practice material suitable for students to use inside and outside the classroom; and a new, systematic approach to the teaching of Chinese characters.
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College Chinese: A First-Year Textbook (4-Volume Set)

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Author: Shou-Ying Lin
Publisher: Cheng & Tsui (1993)
Binding: Paperback, 1064 pages
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College Chinese is designed for the first year of Chinese study at the college level. Based on the author's 20-year experience of teaching at Harvard University, each volume of the College Chinese textbook contains 40 lessons based on activities and events on a university campus. Volume 1 presents the text and vocabulary in pinyin romanization, and grammar explanations in English; Volume 2 includes the text and vocabulary in both traditional and simplified characters. A Companion Book for College Chinese, which also comprises two volumes, includes pattern drills, supplementary readings and stroke order diagrams for characters.
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Integrated Chinese, Level 1 Part 1 Textbook, 3rd Edition (Simplified) 中文听说读写

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Author: Yuehua Liu, Nyan-Ping Bi, Yea-fen Chen, Liangyan Ge, Tao-chung Yao
Publisher: Cheng & Tsui (2006)
Binding: Paperback, 354 pages
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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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