Cheng & Tsui’s best-loved Chinese textbook series Integrated Chinese is the leading introductory Chinese textbook at colleges and universities around the world. The third edition of this time-tested series meets the needs of today’s students with communicative and interactive exercises, a full-color design, up-to-date vocabulary, enhanced cultural coverage, a diverse cast of characters, and a realistic storyline linking all the dialogues and readings. Level 2 is split into two parts, matching the format of Level 1. With 10 lessons in each part, this allows for additional exercises in each lesson and accommodates flexibility in teaching schedules.
Features of the 3rd Edition
20 lessons in Level 1, for easy academic planning
Level 2 is split into two volumes (one per semester) and contains both simplified and traditional characters
Student-centered learning objectives at the start of each lesson and progress checklists at the end
Review sections after every five lessons for review and reinforcement
Task-based, communicative language applications include partner work and open-ended creative exercises
Current, relevant vocabulary and grammar notes with clear and accessible explanations
Exciting storyline linking all the dialogues and readings
Enhanced focus on cultural coverage and comparison
Up-to-date lesson topics, including the positive/negative role of the internet in students' lives, career planning, etc.
User-friendly full-color design
Photos, illustrations, and authentic materials in each lesson
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.