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An Advanced Reader of Chinese Language and Literature

by Zu-yan Chen

"不学诗, 无以言: If you do not study poetry, you will have no words." —Confucius Returning to a Chinese tradition that locates poetry at the heart of education, Li Bai & Du Fu: An Advanced Reader of Chinese Language and Literature offers an innovative... Read More »
Living and Learning in China

by Hong Gang Jin, De Bao Xu, Der-Lin Chao, Yea-Fen Chen, Min Chen

Studying in China is a one-of-a-kind experience, and this textbook and audio CD set helps students make the most of it. The topics and settings are drawn from the actual experiences of hundreds of students and professors who have lived and studied... Read More »
Culture in Contemporary China

by Hong Gang Jin, De Bao Xu, Songren Cui, Yea-Fen Chen, Yin Zhang

Cultural immersion--learning all the facets of what "Chinese" means--is an integral part of language learning for serious students of Chinese. This book presents intermediate students with the cultural context that will enable them to better... Read More »

compiled by Andrew C. Chang

Comprehensive and current, this lexicon is the first specifically designed to serve the needs of English speakers doing business in and with China and other Mandarin-speaking areas. It combines practicality and ease of use in addressing a wide range... Read More »
Practical Language for Beginners
Breeze into Japanese eases the task of learning Japanese with its simple, logical, and fun approach. This book and audio CD set maintains a strong focus on understanding Japanese sentence structure--essential for people who want a solid foundation... Read More »

Mastering Chinese pronunciation is one of the most important and basic tasks in learning Mandarin Chinese.  Drills in this book are appropriate for students who have experience with dialects other than Mandarin, as well as for those with no previous... Read More »
A Communicative Approach for Beginners
Success with Chinese helps you get around independently in China, going far beyond “survival Chinese.” To that end, the first three lessons of Level 1: Listening & Speaking start with the real nitty-gritty: pinyin, counting, and money. Seven... Read More »

by Meg Evans, Yoko Masano, Ikuo Kawakami, Setsuko Taniguchi

The revised 2nd Edition of the Mirai Stage 6 Course Book is suitable for students who have already studied Japanese for three or four years. It is part of a complete six-stage Japanese series for secondary schools. the second of two textbooks... Read More »
Expressive Literacy through Reading and Composition

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. Anderson... Read More »
Advanced Chinese for Creative and Productive Business

by Yu Feng, Xiaoxue Dai, Miranda Chen-Cristoforo

An advanced business Chinese series, Close the Deal provides specialized business content, task-oriented activities, and an energetic corporate feel that enables higher-level learners to expand their Chinese language skills to the business arena.... Read More »

Designed to cover the fifth term in a 3-year course, the New Practical Chinese Reader (NPCR), Volume 5 Textbook aims to develop the student’s ability to communicate using Chinese through the study of language structure and function, related cultural... Read More »
Innovative Chinese Courseware
The Chinese Odyssey, Volume 1 textbook lays the groundwork for solid Chinese language acquisition. Lessons emphasize pronunciation and the use of colloquial expressions, to put students on the right track to speaking Chinese accurately and fluently... Read More »
Innovative Chinese Courseware
Each lesson in the Chinese Odyssey, Volume 1 workbook is comprised of reading, speaking, and listening exercises such as vocabulary quizzes, listening comprehension, role play, dialogue construction, fill-in-the blanks, e-mail composition, character... Read More »
Lessons in Chinese Commerce for the New Millennium
Open for Business, Volume 1 is a textbook & exercise book set filled with authentic, everyday business expressions along with practical explanations aimed at assisting students in mastering the subtle nuances of Chinese in the workplace. The... Read More »
An Introductory Course for Professionals

by Dr. Jane C. M. Kuo

In today's highly competitive Chinese market, knowing the language and culture can mean the difference between success and failure for foreign business ventures. Designed for learners with no prior background in Chinese, the Startup Business Chinese... Read More »
A Communicative Approach for Beginners
Level 1: Reading & Writing helps you achieve a basic proficiency in reading and writing Chinese. If you are traveling or working in China and want to read signs, menus, and short passages, or fill out simple forms and write some characters and... Read More »
Innovative Chinese Courseware
The Chinese Odyssey, Volumes 3 & 4 combined textbook completes the basic foundation that began in year one. Chinese Odyssey, year two, introduces students to more complicated grammar, and interactive practice situations help them learn to... Read More »
Innovative Chinese Courseware

by Xueying Wang, Li-chuang Chi, Liping Feng

The Chinese Odyssey, Volumes 3 & 4 workbook is comprised of reading, speaking, and listening exercises such as vocabulary quizzes, listening comprehension, role play, dialogue construction, fill-in-the blanks, e-mail composition, character/... Read More »
Innovative Chinese Courseware
The Chinese Odyssey, Volume 5 textbook solidifies students’ competence in modern Chinese communication. In year three of Chinese Odyssey, students will carry on more sophisticated discussions in Chinese and learn to express themselves in writing.... Read More »
Readings in Chinese Culture Series Vol. 2

by Weijia Huang, Qun Ao

Readings in Chinese Culture Series, Volume 2 How Far Away Is the Sun? is the second of a five-volume series of supplemental reading material that corresponds to five different levels of ACTFL proficiency guidelines. This collection of ten original... Read More »
A Cheng & Tsui Bilingual Handbook of Contemporary Colloquial Expressions
2nd Edition

Compiled by Yu Feng, Yaohua Shi, Zhijie Jia, Judith M. Amory, Jie Cai

Do you ever wish you had the eloquence to raise the dead (能把死人说活)?  By introducing fun, popular vocabulary, phrases, and proverbs that are rarely encountered in formal classroom instruction, Pop Chinese is designed to help intermediate and advanced... Read More »
A New Five-Skilled Approach
Chinese for Tomorrow, Volume 1 begins with an introduction to Chinese pronunciation, pinyin, and computer input, with plenty of practice exercises. Ten lessons present dialogues and narratives centered around the lives of college students studying... Read More »
A New Five-Skilled Approach
This Companion Grammar Book to Chinese for Tomorrow, Volume 1 systematically explains the basic grammatical principles of Mandarin Chinese. Based on a step-by-step progression, and published separately from the textbook in order to give students and... Read More »
Korean for Non-Native Speakers
Second Edition

Developed by Sogang Korean Language Education Center

Developed by professionals at the Sogang Korean Language Education Center, Sogang Korean provides a comprehensive approach to Korean communication and contemporary culture. The four language skills--speaking, listening, reading, and writing--are... Read More »

by Seiichi Makino, Michio Tsutsui

An indispensable reference tool for beginning-level students of Japanese, A Dictionary of Basic Japanese Grammar offers a new approach to the interpretation of Japanese grammar and provides a convenient dictionary of grammar-related expressions. The... Read More »

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