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A Beginning Language Course

by Beijing Language Institute

Aimed at non-Chinese speakers visiting or living in China, the New Chinese 300 textbook covers 300 basic sentences any traveler will need. The textbook contains 30 chapters, each covering a different subject matter. These subjects are pertinent to... Read More »

Aimed at non-Chinese speakers visiting or living in China, the New Chinese 300 textbook covers 300 basic sentences any traveler will need. The textbook contains 30 chapters, each covering a different subject matter. These subjects are pertinent to... Read More »

Beijing Language Institute

This set of three audio cassettes provides valuable listening materials for the New Chinese 300 textbook. The recordings consist of the basic sentences, vocabulary, and dialogues in each chapter. This abbreviated version omits the exercises and the... Read More »

Read Chinese Signs is a perfect addition to any Chinese language classroom, or can be a great quick reference for exchange students. Over 400 photographs of actual signs juxtapose simplified, traditional, pinyin, and English translations. This... Read More »

by Madeline Men-li Chu

This expanded version of Practical Chinese Reader, Volume 1 Patterns and Exercises provides additional explanatory material, supplementary exercises, and creative activities to build on the lessons in Volume 1 of the Practical Chinese Reader. The... Read More »
A First-Year Textbook (4-Volume Set)
College Chinese is designed for the first year of Chinese study at the college level. Based on the author's 20-year experience of teaching at Harvard University, each volume of the College Chinese textbook contains 40 lessons based on activities and... Read More »

Chinese Unmasked addresses common pitfalls and problems language learners encounter in the study of Mandarin Chinese. The resource book and student workbook focus specifically on core grammar principles covered in a first-year Chinese course. The... Read More »

This revised and expanded workbook offers a structured approach to practicing and retaining characters learned in the Practical Chinese Reader, Volumes 1 and 2. In addition to ample writing practice, the Writing Workbook also includes an... Read More »
Learning Chinese Language Through TV and Newspapers
The Chinese Breakthrough textbook provides authentic journalistic Chinese in printed form to students at the intermediate-to-advanced level. The textbook includes 15 lessons presented in increasing difficulty and organized around four topics: Daily... Read More »

The Chinese Breakthrough DVD is composed of one-and-a-half hours of news segments from China. This audio-visual component provides students with an authentic example of daily Chinese, and increases their listening comprehension.
Grammatical Principles and Applications
Chinese Unmasked addresses common pitfalls and problems language learners encounter in the study of Mandarin Chinese. The resource book and student workbook focus specifically on core grammar principles covered in a first-year Chinese course. The... Read More »

by Ling-hsia Yeh

This expanded version of Practical Chinese Reader, Volume 2 Patterns and Exercises provides additional explanatory material, supplementary exercises, and creative activities to build on the lessons in Volume 2 of the Practical Chinese Reader. The... Read More »

This expanded version of Practical Chinese Reader, Volume 2 Patterns and Exercises provides additional explanatory material, supplementary exercises, and creative activities to build on the lessons in Volume 2 of the Practical Chinese Reader. The... Read More »

The Chinese Breakthrough workbook includes exercises and classroom activities related to the DVD, audio, and textbook of this series. Each lesson includes classroom activities and fill-in-the-blank exercises to train students to understand rapid... Read More »

This set of four audio cassettes provides the listening materials for the vocabulary lists, dialogues, discussion questions, and activities found in the Chinese Breakthrough textbook. These materials aim to sharpen students’ listening and speaking... Read More »

A beloved classic that has stood the test of time and proved its effectiveness, the Practical Chinese Reader combines sound training in grammar and pronunciation with dialogues and exercises to give foreign students of Chinese a firm grounding in... Read More »

This expanded version of Practical Chinese Reader, Volume 1 Patterns and Exercises provides additional explanatory material, supplementary exercises, and creative activities to build on the lessons in Volume 1 of the Practical Chinese Reader. The... Read More »

by Yihua Wang

Practical Chinese Reader Companion A covers lessons 1-20 in the first two books of the Practical Chinese Reader series. A variety of exercises allow students to practice, apply, and extend newly-acquired language skills. The Companion books may also... Read More »

Practical Chinese Reader Companion A covers lessons 1-20 in the first two books of the Practical Chinese Reader series. A variety of exercises allow students to practice, apply, and extend newly-acquired language skills. The Companion books may also... Read More »

by Yihua Wang

Practical Chinese Reader Companion B covers lessons 21-35 in the first two books of the Practical Chinese Reader series. A variety of exercises allow students to practice, apply, and extend newly-acquired language skills. The Companion books may... Read More »

Practical Chinese Reader Companion C covers lessons 36-50 in the first two books of the Practical Chinese Reader series. A variety of exercises allow students to practice, apply, and extend newly-acquired language skills. The Companion books may... Read More »
An Advanced Chinese Multimedia Course
The China Scene textbook explores modern Chinese through a range of contemporary social and cultural topics, such as the market economy and private enterprise, child adoption, single-parent households, and film and theater personalities. Presented... Read More »
An Advanced Chinese Multimedia Course
The China Scene DVD presents authentic television news reports and features that correspond with each China Scene textbook lesson. As part of this advanced multimedia course, the DVD allows students to hear and see the texts they are reading and... Read More »
Enhance Your Listening Comprehension in Chinese
Making Connections offers students an early start to developing important strategies to improve their listening comprehension. The textbook and audio CDs include 45 lessons arranged by difficulty. Each lesson presents a short conversation or... Read More »

The supplementary workbook for A New Text for a Modern China provides practice exercises and new composition and discussion topics for the lessons in the textbook. The workbook helps intermediate-level students master the linguistic and cultural... Read More »

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