Routledge Course In Modern Mandarin Chinese Level 2 (Simplified)
Routledge – 2012 – 432 pages
The Routledge Course in Mandarin Chinese is a two-year undergraduate course for students with no prior background in Chinese study. Designed to build a strong foundation in both the spoken and written language it develops all the basic skills such as pronunciation, character writing, word use and structures, while placing strong emphasis on the development of communicative skills.
The complete course consists of Textbook Level 1, Workbook level 1 - including free CDs, Textbook level 2 and workbook level 2 -including free CDs. All books are available separately in simplified as well as traditional characters and take the students from complete beginner to post-intermediate level.
Textbook Level 2 incorporates the innovative features of Level 1 including the separation of vocabulary from characters, a "basic to complex" introduction of grammatical structures, a comprehensive companion workbook with extensive practice in all language skills and functions, and a Teachers’ Manual.
Level 2 adds a "Narrative" Component to support the learner as they move from spoken Mandarin to formal written Chinese, and from the comprehension and production of short sentences to paragraphs and essays. Level 2 of this Course in Modern Mandarin bridges the gap that characterizes the transition between basic level Chinese courses and more advanced work. The Narrative Component includes:
The course is also fully supported by an interactive companion website which contains a wealth of additional resources for both teachers and students.
For more information about the course and to access these additional resources, please visit the companion website at http://cw.routledge.com/textbooks/9780415472500/
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Lesson 17 Selecting Courses Lesson 18 Selecting a Major Lesson 19 Straightening Up The Room Lesson 20 Getting Sick and Seeing a Doctor Lesson 21 Talking about the Weather Lesson 22 Working Out Lesson 23 Going Shopping Lesson 24 Discounts and Bargains Lesson 25 Celebrating the New Year Festival Lesson 26 I Lost my Camera Lesson 27 Cooking Stir-Fried Eggs with Tomatoes Lesson 28 Making Travel Reservantions Lesson 29 Eating in a Restaurant Lesson 30 Talking about the Chinese Language Lesson 31 Looking for a Job Lesson 32 Giving a Speech. Vocabulary list English to Mandarin Pinyin. Vocabulary List Mandarin Pinyin to English. Chinese Character Index Arranged Alphabetically. Chinese Character Index Arranged by Lesson. Index of Use and Structure
Claudia Ross is Professor of Chinese at the College of the Holy Cross, Massachusetts. She has served as President of the Chinese Language Teachers Association and as Director of the CET Chinese Program in Beijing. Her publications include Chinese Demystified (2010);The Lady in the Painting, Expanded Edition (2008); Modern Mandarin Chinese Grammar: A Practical Guide, co-authored with Jing-heng Sheng Ma; Modern Mandarin Chinese Grammar Workbook, co-authored with Jing-heng Sheng Ma and Baozhang He (both Routledge, 2006); Outline of Chinese Grammar (2004); and Traditional Chinese Tales: A Course in Intermediate Chinese (2001).
Baozhang He is Associate Professor in Chinese at the College of the Holy Cross, Massachusetts. He has served as Director of the Chinese Language Program at Harvard University and as Head Instructor in the "Princeton in Beijing" language program. His publications include Modern Mandarin Chinese Grammar Workbook (Routledge, 2006), co-authored with Claudia Ross and Jing-heng Sheng Ma and Elementary Chinese (2006), co-authored with Pei-Chia Chen.
Pei-Chia Chen is a lecturer in Chinese at UC San Diego and has previously taught at Harvard University. Her publications include Elementary Chinese (2006), co-authored with Baozhang He.
Meng Yeh is Senior Lecturer in Chinese at Rice University. She has served as a Board Member of the Chinese Language Teachers Association and is a founding member of CLTA-TX. She is an AP Chinese consultant for the College Board and a certified Oral Proficiency Interviewer in Chinese for Language Testing International, ACTFL. Her publications include Advancing in Chinese (2010) and Task-based Listening Workbook: Communicating in Chinese Series (1999).
The Routledge Course in Modern Mandarin, Level 2, Simplified, Textbook
The Routledge Course in Modern Mandarin, Level 2, Simplified, Workbook
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The Routledge Course in Modern Mandarin, Level 2, Traditional, Workbook
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