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Integrated Chinese, Level 2 Part 1, 3rd Ed., Textbook

Integrated Chinese, Level 2 Part 1, 3rd Ed., Textbook

ISBN:
9780887276798
$62.99
Description

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

Specs

Publisher: 
Cheng & Tsui
Publication Date: 
2009
Trim Size: 
8.5 x 11
Format: 
Paperback
Pages: 
424pp
Illustrations: 
4-color
Table of Contents

Integrated Chinese, Level 2, Part 1 Textbook

Preface to the Third Edition

Preface to the Second Edition

Scope and Sequence

Cast of Characters

Abbreviations of Grammatical Terms

 

Lesson 1: 開學/开学

Learning Objectives

Relate and Get Ready

Before You Study

When You Study

Text

Language Notes

After You Study

Vocabulary

Culture Highlights

Grammar

1. The Dynamic Particle 了(I)

2. The 是...的... Construction

3. 除了...以外...

4. 再説/再说 vs. 而且

5. Connecting Sentences (I)

Words & Phrases

A. 覺得/觉得 (to feel; to think)

B. 方便 (convenient)

C. 安全 (safe; safety)

D. 省錢/省钱 (to save money; to economize)

E. 自由 (free; unconstrained)

F. 不見得/不见得 (not necessarily)

G. 好處/好处 (advantage; benefit)

H. 適應/适应 (to adapt; to become accustomed to)

Language Practice

Pinyin Text

English Text

Self-Assessment

 

Lesson 2: 宿舍

Learning Objectives

Relate and Get Ready

Before You Study

When You Study

Text

Language Notes

After You Study

Vocabulary

Culture Highlights

Grammar

1. Existential Sentences

2. Adverb 真

3. 比較/比较

4. 得很

5. 那(麽)/那(么)

6. Conjunctions

Words & Phrases

A. 恐怕 (I'm afraid; I think perhaps)

B. 差不多 (about; roughly)

C. 吵 (noisy; to quarrel)

D. 安靜/安静 (quiet)

E. 一般 (generally speaking)

F. 不怎麽樣/不怎么样 (not that great; just so-so)

G. 地道 (authentic; genuine; pure)

Language Practice

Pinyin Text

English Text

Self-Assessment

 

Lesson 3: 在飯館兒/在饭馆儿

Learning Objectives

Relate and Get Ready

Before You Study

When You Study

Text

Language Notes

After You Study

Vocabulary

Culture Highlights

Grammar

1. Topic-Comment Sentence Structure

2. 一 + V

3. 又 Adj/Verb,又 Adj/Verb

4. The Emphatic 是

5. 不如

Words & Phrases

A. 正好 (coincidentally)

B. 特别是 (especially)

C. 麻煩/麻烦 ([may I] trouble [you]; troublesome)

D. 這(就)要看...(了)/ 这(就)要看...(了)(it depends on...)

E. 比如(説)/比如(说) (for example)

Language Practice

Pinyin Text

English Text

Self-Assessment

 

Lesson 4: 買東西/买东西

Learning Objectives

Relate and Get Ready

Before You Study

When You Study

Text

Language Notes

After You Study

Vocabulary

Culture Highlights

Grammar

1. 無論..., 都.../无论..., 都...

2. Conjunction 於是/于是

3. Adj/V+是+Adj/V, 可是/但是...

4. Adverb 難道/难道

Words & Phrases

A. ...什麽的/...什么的 (...etc.)

B. 大小, 長短/长短, 胖瘦, 遠近/远近, 多少...  (size, length, body weight, quantity...)

C. 打折 (give a discount; sell at a discount)

D. (要)不然 (otherwise)

E. 非...不可 (have to; must)

F. 標準/标准 (criterion; standard)

G. 在乎 (to mind; to care)

Language Practice

Pinyin Text

English Text

Self-Assessment

 

Lesson 5: 選课/选课

Learning Objectives

Relate and Get Ready

Before You Study

When You Study

Text

Language Notes

After You Study

Vocabulary

Culture Highlights

Grammar

1. 對...來説 / 对...来说

2. Resultative Complements

3. Preposition 至於/至于

4. 另外

5. 再, 又, and 還/还 Compared

6. 要麽..., 要麽.../要么..., 要么...

Words & Phrases

A. 只是 or 就是 (it's just that)

B. 受不了 (unable to bear)

C. 肯定 (definitely)

D. 跟...打交道 (deal with...)

E. 這樣/这样 (in this way)

F. 不過/不过 (but)

G. 經驗/经验 (experience; to experience)

Language Practice

Pinyin Text

English Text

Self-Assessment

 

Let's Review! (Lesson 1-Lesson 5)

 

Lesson 6: 男朋友女朋友

Learning Objectives

Relate and Get Ready

Before You Study

When You Study

Text

Language Notes

After You Study

Vocabulary

Culture Highlights

Grammar

1. (在)...上

2. V來V去/V来V去

3. Adverbials and 地 (de)

4. 的, 得, and 地 Compared

5. 原來/原来 as Adverb and Adjective

6. Set Phrases

Words & Phrases

A. 到底 (what on earth; what in the world; in the end)

B. 根本 (at all, simply)

C. 一乾二淨/一干二净 (completely, thoroughly, spotless)

D. 難怪/难怪 (no wonder)

E. 實際上/实际上 (actually; in fact; in reality)

F. 丢三拉四 (scatterbrained; forgetful)

G. 一會兒..., 一會兒..., 一會兒又.../一会儿..., 一会儿..., 一会儿又...(one minute..., the next minute...)

Language Practice

Pinyin Text

English Text

Self-Assessment

 

Lesson 7: 電腦與網絡/电脑与网络

Learning Objectives

Relate and Get Ready

Before You Study

When You Study

Text

Language Notes

After You Study

Vocabulary

Culture Highlights

Grammar

1. Conjunction 甚至

2. Potential Complements

3. 好 as a Resultative Complement

4. Connecting Sentences (II)

Words & Phrases

A. 從...到.../从...到...  (from...to...)

B. 結果/结果 (as a result)

C. 或者 (or)

D. 害(得) (to cause trouble; to do harm to)

E. 幾乎/几乎 (almost)

F. 看起來/看起来 (it seems)

G. 聽起來/听起来 (it sounds)

Language Practice

Pinyin Text

English Text

Self-Assessment

 

Lesson 8: 打工

Learning Objectives

Relate and Get Ready

Before You Study

When You Study

Text

Language Notes

After You Study

Vocabulary

Culture Highlights

Grammar

1. Directional Complements Suggesting Result

2. 來/来 Connecting Two Verb Phrases

3. The Dynamic Particle 了 (II)

4. Rhetorical Questions

5. Adverb 可

Words and Phrases

A. 壓力/压力 (pressure)

B. 受到 (to receive)

C. 減輕/减轻 (to lessen)

D. 適合/适合 (to suit) and 合適/合适 (suitable)

E. 影響/影响 (to influence or affect; influence)

F. 取得 (to obtain)

G. 説到/说到 (speaking of)

H. 嫌 (to dislike)

I. 不是A, 就是B (if it's not A, it's B; either A or B)

J. 多 (How...it is!)

Language Practice

Pinyin Text

English Text

Self-Assessment

 

Lesson 9: 教育

Learning Objectives

Relate and Get Ready

Before You Study

When You Study

Text

Language Notes

After You Study

Vocabulary

Culture Highlights

Grammar

1. Adverb 才

2. Descriptive Complements

3. Adverb 並/并

4. Adjectives as Predicates

5. 不是A, 而是B

Words & Phrases

A. 一直 (all along; continuously)

B. 好(不)容易 (with a lot of difficulty)

C. 像...一樣/像...一样 (as if)

D. 可以说 (you could say)

E. 這麽説/这么说 (so that means)

F. 最好 (had better; it's best)

Language Practice

Pinyin Text

English Text

Self-Assessment

 

Lesson 10: 中國地理/中国地理

Learning Objectives

Relate and Get Ready

Before You Study

When You Study

Text

Language Notes

After You Study

Vocabulary

Culture Highlights

Grammar

1. 起來/起来 Indicating the Beginning of an Action

2. Conjunction 而

3. 最Adj不過了/最Adj不过了

4. 過/过 Indicating Experience

Words & Phrases

A. 為了/为了 (in order to) and 因為/因为 (because)

B. 一下子 (in an instant)

C. 大多 (mostly)

D. 呢 (indicating a pause in speech)

Language Practice

Pinyin Text

English Text

Self-Assessment

 

Let's Review! (Lesson 6-Lesson 10)

 

Indexes and Appendix

Vocabulary Index (Chinese-English)

Vocabulary Index (English-Chinese)

Vocabulary by Grammar Category and by Lesson

About the Series

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With an emphasis on practicing a broad range of written and verbal communication skills and building cultural understanding, the series 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.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.

The 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.

 

Extensive resources to expand instruction are available at http://www.cheng-tsui.com/integratedchinese/