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Integrated Chinese, Volume 1, 4th Ed., Workbook

Integrated Chinese, Volume 1, 4th Ed., Workbook

4th Edition
ISBN:
9781622911363
$29.99
Description

Integrated Chinese is an acclaimed Mandarin Chinese language course that delivers a cohesive system of print and digital resources for highly effective teaching and learning. First published in 1997 and now in its 4th Edition, it has become the leading Chinese language textbook series in the United States and beyond. 

The Workbook of this time-tested series has been fully revised to align with the needs of today’s learners:

  • The core language skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing are given equal emphasis
  • Lesson Opener checklists help students monitor their progress and self-assess
  • Idiomatic language builds communicative competence and cultural literacy
  • Streaming audio is provided for the listening comprehension exercises 
  • Visuals prompt students to answer in Chinese without translating from English
  • Authentic realia presents language in context and helps develop predictive skills 
  • Pinyin and Tone exercises help build recognition of syllabic characters and progressively improve pronunciation 
  • Extra writing exercises expand recognition and production of Chinese characters
  • Open-ended exercises help students personalize and internalize the language 
  • Interpretive, interpersonal, and presentational activities build proficiency and communication strategies while encouraging active use of language across different modes
  • Cumulative review units test student progress after every five lessons

The Workbook and Character Workbook are also available through the ChengTsui Web App™. In the digital format, the Workbook exercises are presented alongside the Textbook content, and feature auto-grading capability. The Character Workbook is downloadable for handwriting practice. For more information, visit chengtsui.co.

Specs

Publication Date: 
2016
Trim Size: 
8.5 x 11
Format: 
Paperback
About the Series

Integrated Chinese (IC) is an acclaimed Mandarin Chinese language course that delivers a cohesive system of print and digital resources for highly effective teaching and learning. First published in 1997 and now in its new 4th Edition, it has become the leading Chinese language textbook series in the United States and beyond. Through its holistic focus on the language skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing, IC teaches students the skills they need to function effectively in Chinese.

Integrated Chinese is a four-volume series designed for two years of study at the college level. Each volume consists of Textbook, Workbook, Character Workbook, Teacher’s Resources, streaming audio and video components. Volumes 1 and 2 preserves the popular core of the 3rd edition while adding more communicative activities and up-to-date realia. In Volumes 3 and 4, changes were made to ensure a more gradual transition between each level.

The new 4th Edition of Integrated Chinese is now also available as a fully integrated digital course on the ChengTsui Web App™.