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Pinyin Annotated Readers
2nd Edition

by Grace Wu

Explore Ang Lee's transition from obscure beginnings to cinematic acclaim. Discover the story of Ang Lee, the two-time Academy Award-winning director renowned for films such as Life of Pi, Brokeback Mountain, and Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon.... Read More »

2nd Edition

by Grace Wu

Marvel at Lang Lang’s ability to overcome a tough childhood and become a piano virtuoso.  Discover the story of world-famous pianist Lang Lang, one of classical music’s most renowned stars. Born in Shenyang in 1982 and educated in both China and the... Read More »

2nd Edition

by Grace Wu

Follow Yao Ming as he travels from China to the United States in the pursuit of NBA prominence. Discover the story of a basketball superstar on this way to international fame in this engaging biography. Though his amazing height destined him for a... Read More »
The Origins of 670 Essential Words
Second Edition

by Jianhsin Wu
Illustrated by Chen Zheng, Chen Tian

Enrich character study with cultural insight and linguistic context The Way of Chinese Characters: The Origins of 670 Essential Words offers a holistic approach to character learning. Firmly grounded in etymological research, it introduces each... Read More »
Open for Business: Lessons in Chinese Commerce for the New Millennium

by Jane C. M. Kuo

Designed for students in the third or fourth year of a college-level Chinese language curriculum, Open for Business combines language learning with an introduction to business trends and issues such as macroeconomics, technological innovations,... Read More »
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Chinese for Tomorrow A New Five Skilled Approach

by Wayne He, Dela Jiao, Qiuxia Shao, Christopher M. Livaccari

Typing Chinese involves entering pinyin, the romanized sounds for Chinese syllables, and then selecting the correct character. Learning accurate pinyin is crucial to speaking Chinese well, and in Chinese for Tomorrow, pinyin keyboarding forms the... Read More »
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by Ang Li
Translated by Howard Goldblatt

The newspaper says that Lin Shi killed her husband, the butcher, because she has a lover on the side, but that isn't true. Lin Shi's husband tortures her: the more she screams, the more he likes it.  Li Ang's highly charged collection of fiction... Read More »
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Tales and Traditions, Readings in Chinese Literature Series
2nd Edition

by Yun Xiao, Ying Wang, Hui Xiao, Wenjie Liu
by Jijun Yu
by Chunching Chang

Foreign language acquisition research shows that reading large quantities of level-appropriate material is essential to attaining fluency in a foreign language. Tales and Traditions was specially created to meet the need for interesting and... Read More »
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2nd Edition

by Yuehua Liu, Chengzhi Chu et al.

Chinese Breeze is a well-crafted series of entertaining Chinese graded readers designed for college and high school students. The series offers language learners at all levels the opportunity to read for pleasure while simultaneously developing... Read More »
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2nd Edition

Edited by Michael E. Everson, Yun Xiao

Just as the demand for Chinese language programs is growing across North America, schools are facing a shortage of trained teachers and a host of challenges. How can teachers meet the needs of a complex classroom filled with both Chinese heritage... Read More »
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by Yu Feng, Xiaoxue Dai, Miranda Chen-Cristoforo

Students often cite the desire to do business in China as a motivating force for learning Chinese, and Close the Deal is an optimal choice for advanced learners preparing to make that dream a reality. This taskbased curriculum combines language and... Read More »
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Compiled by Qin-Hong Anderson

Masterworks Chinese Companion meets the needs of students from Chinese-speaking families or advanced non-native speakers who have mastered basic oral communication in Chinese but seek further development of their reading and writing skills. Students... Read More »
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Language of the Dragon: A Classical Chinese Reader

by Gregory Chiang

Like the language it was designed to teach, Language of the Dragon has stood the test of time as an invaluable primer for students of classical Chinese. Extensively field-tested at universities throughout the United States, the two-volume series... Read More »
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China Since 1644 cover
1st Edition

by the Curriculum Specialists at Primary Source, Inc.

China Since 1644, the updated and retitled 2nd Edition of China in the World, explores China's captivating history from the seventeenth century to the present through hundreds of compelling primary sources--imperial edicts, letters, short stories,... Read More »
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Flat cover image of Dekiru!
1st Edition

by Hiromi Peterson, Naomi Hirano-Omizo, Junko Ady

Dekiru! An AP® Japanese Preparation Course is your complete guide to reaching a higher level of Japanese proficiency and acing the AP® Japanese Language and Culture exam. Dekiru! is ideal for students who have studied the equivalent of three to four... Read More »
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by Jianhua Bai, Juyu Sung, Hesheng Zhang

Across the Straits is a thoughtfully developed Chinese language program that aims to improve the listening skills of intermediate and advanced students. It utilizes recordings of unscripted conversations on a variety of topics, introducing students... Read More »
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Chinese Made Easy, 3rd edition
Third Edition

by Yamin Ma
by Xinying Li

Chinese Made Easy is a Mandarin Chinese program for young students ages 10 and up that emphasizes equally the development of oral communication skills and a solid foundation in character recognition and writing. With its attractive and colorfully... Read More »
Obento
4th Edition

by Peter Williams, Sue Xouris, Kyoko Kusumoto

This obentoo (“lunchbox”) offers an exciting, culturally based approach to study of the Japanese language. Students will love the lively and authentic presentation of this colorful and authentic series. Obento (formerly known as Obentoo) addresses... Read More »
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New Practical Chinese Reader, Revised Edition

by Beijing Language and Culture University Press

Compiled under the sponsorship of the China National Office for Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language (NOTCFL), and in consultation with the Chinese Proficiency Test (HSK) Guidelines, the New Practical Chinese Reader (NPCR) series is designed to... Read More »
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Readings in Chinese Culture Series

by Weijia Huang, Qun Ao

Chinese Reading Comprehesion essays for language learning and cultural comparison The Readings in Chinese Culture Series reinforces students' grasp of Chinese vocabulary and grammar and strengthens their understanding of Chinese culture through a... Read More »
Ni Hao Chinese Language Course

by Shumang Fredlein, Paul Fredlein

The Ni Hao textbooks feature a wide range of situational settings and vocabulary to encourage students to practice Chinese in everyday activities. Each lesson presents conversations as illustrated scripts that facilitate role-playing and help... Read More »
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3rd Edition

by Shou-hsin Teng, Lo Sun Perry

Fourteen compelling lessons immerse students in contemporary Taiwanese culture, while offering targeted practice in listening, speaking, reading, and writing. 
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by Hong Gang Jin, De Bao Xu, James Hargett

Through sixteen scripts of original television broadcasts from China, students learn about recent social, economic, and cultural changes in Chinese society. China Scene’s DVD and audio recordings present authentic television news reports and... Read More »
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Japanese the Written Language, Field Test Edition
Field Test Edition

by Eleanor Harz Jorden, Mari Noda

This companion to the bestselling Japanese: the Spoken Language begins with the two kana syllabaries and introduces approximately 300 kanji, following the Spoken Language text lesson by lesson. Appropriate for classroom or self-study programs. Non-... Read More »
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Third Edition

by Hiromi Peterson, Naomi Hirano-Omizo

This user-friendly and comprehensive series combines cultural activities with beginning-to-advanced language learning instruction that emphasizes proficiency in speaking, listening, reading and writing. Widely adopted across the nation, Adventures... Read More »
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