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Contemporary Japanese: An Introductory Textbook For College Students Volume 1

Author: Eriko Sato
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
Summary:
Contemporary Japanese:A Textbook for College Students is designed for beginning students of the Japanese language at the university level. It is designed for use in the classroom as well as for self-study. Each lesson is based on a single communicative objective and makes much use of the discovery approach (guess and try)so that students learn through problem-solving and participation as opposed to being taught by rote. Its unique innovative and effective way of teaching through observing real-life conversations takes a fun approach to learning the language that will motivate independent and non-vocational learners. Contemporary Japanese Workbook Volume Two serves as a supplementary material for Contemporary Japanese: A Textbook for College Students Volume 2 , as well as a self-sufficient comprehensive workbook for practicing and reviewing Japanese. Focusing on four language skills speaking, listening, reading and writing), it contains 12 chapters of worksheets and activities on vocabulary and grammar usage, and conversations in the context of formal and informal college daily life, business and traveling. An audio CD containing drills, dialogs and listening comprehensions for most activities accompanies the workbook.
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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
Summary:
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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