Integrated Chinese is the leading introductory Chinese textbook at colleges and universities around the world. The Level 1 Part 1 Textbook meets the needs of today’s students with communicative and interactive exercises, a full-color design, up-to-date vocabulary, extensive cultural coverage, a diverse cast of characters, and a realistic storyline linking all the dialogues and readings.
The Integrated Chinese Level 1 Part 1 Textbook covers the first semester of study at the college level. It systematically introduces over 150 essential vocabulary words. Key grammatical structures are presented through clear and jargon-free explanations. Interactive activities for practicing interpersonal, presentational, and interpretive language skills are incorporated throughout. Learners build real-life communicative skills as they discuss everyday topics and learn useful sentence structure. A wealth of realia and authentic materials build proficiency in using the Chinese language in real-life situations. Two review lessons are included for cumulative practice.
Publisher: Cheng & Tsui
Trim Size: 8.5 x 11
Introduction to Integrated Chinese
Integrated Chinese, the leading introductory Chinese textbook at colleges and universities around the world, offers comprehensive instruction and an array of print and digital options. With content organized into 10 engaging lessons per volume, Level 1 Parts 1 and 2 feature flexible pacing, communicative activities, up-to-date vocabulary, and extensive cultural notes. An exciting storyline links all dialogues and readings. Level 2, with 10 lessons in each volume, includes exercises in each lesson, and accommodates flexibility in teaching schedules.
With an emphasis on practicing a broad range of written and verbal communication skills and building cultural understanding, Integrated Chinese is ideally suited for students who want a comprehensive grounding in the Chinese language. Coordinated practice develops students' listening, speaking, reading, and writing and builds proficiency in using the Chinese language in a variety of real-life situations. Throughout the series, Integrated Chinese incorporates the three modes of communication—interpretive, interpersonal, and presentational—and ACTFL's "Five Cs' : Communication, Culture, Connections, Comparisons, and Communities.
The Integrated Chinese series is a two-year course that includes textbooks, eBooks, workbooks, character workbooks, online workbooks, audio CDs, and teacher's handbooks. Materials are available in both simplified and traditional character versions.