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Chinese Language and Culture: An Intermediate Reader

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Author: Weijia Huang, Qun Ao
Publisher: The Chinese University Press (2003)
Binding: Paperback, 500 pages
Summary:
"This reader is designed for an intermediate-level Chinese course in which students not only develop proficiency in the Chinese language but also gain some knowledge of Chinese culture. It consists of twenty-two lessons, which are arranged according to their level of difficulty. Each lesson contains a core text and a reading text. The contents of the texts cover a wide variety of topics, including Chinese language structures and characters, Chinese customs, proverbs, holidays, social phenomena, religions, poetry and geography, as well as Chinese folklore. A list of questions for group discussion follows the text in each chapter to help students further explore issues related to Chinese culture and to their own lives. Grammar notes and exercises for relevant grammatical points are introduced after each core text to enhance students’ skills of reading, comprehension and writing. The grammar notes are all explained in English and illustrated through sample sentences in Chinese with English translations. The exercises are written in a simple and humorous style to maintain students’ interest. Learners of the Chinese language will find this reader a resourceful reference on Chinese culture and society as well as a useful textbook that helps them master the language better."
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Kung Fu (I): An Elementary Chinese Text - CD

Author: John C. Jamieson
Publisher: The Chinese University Press
Binding: Audio CD, pages
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This CD set is the audio companion to Kung Fu (I), covering the materials in the section "putonghua Sound Structure", as well as the texts and vocabularies of the twenty-two lessons.
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Kung Fu (I): An Elementary Chinese Text

Publisher: Chinese University Press
Binding: Paperback, 566pages
Summary:
Kung Fu (I) is the first volume in the series and is meant to satisfy the requirements of an elementary Chinese program. There are twenty-two lessons in total, each including: ‧ Lesson text in Chinese characters; ‧ Vocabulary, with contextual examples for selected entries; ‧ Supplementary vocabulary; ‧ Grammar notes: points of structure are explained fully, with adequate contextual examples as reinforcement; Phrases and sentences, a series of phrases and complete declarative, imperative, interrogative, or exclamatory sentences for drill reinforcement of new material; ‧ Lesson text in pinyin romanization; ‧ Lesson text in English translation; ‧ Task-based classroom activities; ‧ Reading comprehension for selected lessons.
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Keys to Chinese Language Workbook II

Author: Jing-heng Sheng Ma
Publisher: Chinese University Press
Binding: Paperback, 104pages
Summary:
This is a comprehensive package designed for first-year Chinese learners. It is a set of two volumes of textbooks and workbooks. All the chapters in the textbooks include a text, an annotated vocabulary list, sentence pattern drills, etc. The workbooks contain different drillings for learners to revise what they have learnt efficiently. The package is also accompanied by a interactive self-learning software which helps learners with their assignments.
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Keys to Chinese Language Workbook I

Author: Jing-heng Sheng Ma
Publisher: Chinese University Press
Binding: Paperback, 80pages
Summary:
This is a comprehensive package designed for first-year Chinese learners. It is a set of two volumes of textbooks and workbooks. All the chapters in the textbooks include a text, an annotated vocabulary list, sentence pattern drills, etc. The workbooks contain different drillings for learners to revise what they have learnt efficiently. The package is also accompanied by a interactive self-learning software which helps learners with their assignments.
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Keys to Chinese Language Textbook II

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Author: Jing-Heng Sheng Ma
Publisher: The Chinese University Press (2006)
Binding: Paperback, 418 pages
Summary:
This is a comprehensive package designed for first-year Chinese learners. It is a set of two volumes of textbooks and workbooks. All the chapters in the textbooks include a text, an annotated vocabulary list, sentence pattern drills, etc. The workbooks contain different drillings for learners to revise what they have learnt efficiently. The package is also accompanied by a interactive self-learning software which helps learners with their assignments.
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Keys to Chinese Language Textbook I

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Author: Jing-heng Sheng Ma
Publisher: The Chinese University Press (2006)
Binding: Paperback, 352 pages
Summary:
This is a comprehensive package designed for first-year Chinese learners. It is a set of two volumes of textbooks and workbooks. All the chapters in the textbooks include a text, an annotated vocabulary list, sentence pattern drills, etc. The workbooks contain different drillings for learners to revise what they have learnt efficiently. The package is also accompanied by a interactive self-learning software which helps learners with their assignments.
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Keys to Chinese Character Writing

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Author: Jing-Heng Sheng Ma
Publisher: The Chinese University Press (2006)
Binding: Paperback, 200 pages
Summary:
Keys to Chinese Character Writing is designed to show beginners how to write Chinese characters properly. The book introduces the principles that govern the construction of Chinese characters, the basic strokes and the proper stroke order. It is accompanied by a DVD which clearly demonstrates how to write those Chinese characters introduced in the book. The book is an excellent companion to Keys to Chinese Language I and II (The Chinese University Press).
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Fifty Patterns of Modern Chinese

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Author: Dezhi Han
Publisher: The Chinese University Press (1993)
Binding: Paperback, 308 pages
Summary:
This book includes fifty most widely used Chinese sentence patterns, and is specially designed for intermediate learners of Chinese as a foreign language. Each chapter is divided into three parts: sentence examples with Pinyin and English translation, vocabulary, structural analysis and patterns. An exercise is provided after every four chapters to help learners master the points under discussion.
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Chinese Language and Culture: An Intermediate Reader (Audio-CDs)

Author: Weijia Huang
Publisher: The Chinese University Press
Binding: CD-ROM, 0pages
Summary:
This CD set contains the audio version of the main texts, readings and vocabularies of the twenty-two lessons in Chinese Language and Culture: An Intermediate Reader.
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