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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 »
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 »
In the Series:
A New Five-Skilled Approach
This companion Grammar Book to Chinese for Tomorrow, Volume 2 systematically explains grammatical principles of Mandarin Chinese. Based on a step-by-step progression, and published separately from the textbook in order to give students and teachers... 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 »
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 »

by Seiichi Makino, Michio Tsutsui

To advance beyond beginning-level Japanese, students must develop an understanding of complex sentence structures for reading authentic texts, a mastery of conjunctions and transitional phrases for coherent sentence production, and a familiarity... Read More »
(Chinese Character Instruction and Computer Technology)
This innovative professional resource starts from the premise that modern students possess sophisticated skills in word processing, e-mail exchange, and other computer-based activities. This useful volume shows teachers how to take advantage of... Read More »

Essential Grammar for Modern Chinese is a grammar supplement for students of the Chinese language at all levels. For beginners, it provides the concrete grammatical foundation required to master the Chinese language. For intermediate students, it... Read More »

With the increasing commercial, cultural, athletic and tourist interaction between the United States and Chinese-speaking Asia, this glossary serves the need for an easy explanation of legal terms and procedures with an accurate and authoritative... Read More »