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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 »

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by Yuehua Liu, Chengzhi Chu, Shaoling Zhao

My father for all his wealth, could do nothing about his sickness. I, for all my hard-partying habits, did want to do something big with my life – to take over my father’s massive company. But my father asked me to go to Beijing first. He wanted me... Read More »

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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 »

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by Yuehua Liu, Chengzhi Chu, Qin Xie

A long time ago, Scholar Wang came across a girl while he strolled along a creek near his home. The girl was astonishingly pretty, but looked haggard and despondent. Attracted by such beauty, Wang took her back and hid her in his private study house... Read More »

by Weijia Huang, Qun Ao

The Sky is Bright with Stars invites students to investigate the rich textures of traditional and contemporary Chinese culture while sharpening their reading skills. The first in the five-volume Readings in Chinese Culture series, this collection of... Read More »
Enhance Your Listening Comprehension in Chinese
Making Connections, Second Edition gives beginning and intermediate students of Chinese an early start in developing strategies to dramatically improve their listening comprehension. An effective companion to any first or second year textbook,... Read More »
Enhance Your Listening Comprehension in Chinese
Making Connections, Second Edition gives beginning and intermediate students of Chinese an early start in developing strategies to dramatically improve their listening comprehension. An effective companion to any first or second year textbook,... Read More »

2nd Edition

by Yuehua Liu, Chengzhi Chu, Shaoling Zhao

Xiaoming is a talented pickpocket, but steals only from the wealthy.  He never harms the poor, and doesn't allow other thieves to victimize them either.  When college student Xia Yu loses her purse at the train station, Xiaoming retrieves it for her... Read More »

The China Scene audio download provides students with authentic broadcast media reports and features from Mainland China, so that students can hear the television texts they are reading and translating for themselves. The download Includes audio... Read More »
A Functional Approach
Learn classical Chinese the sensible way! This unique functional approach provides the perfect balance of linguistic detail and applied practice for students learning classical Chinese for literary study, historical research, or to improve their... Read More »
Readings in Korean Culture Series

by Hye-Sook Wang

From ungrateful young frogs to generous brothers, the captivating characters of Korea’s folktales have provided entertainment and insight for centuries. This new reader from the author of Generation Gap invites students of Korean at the high-... Read More »
Readings in Korean Culture Series

by Hye-Sook Wang

 Generation Gap is a flexible, fascinating, and relevant resource for non-native and heritage students of Korean alike. As students advance to the intermediate level, they look beyond grammar mechanics and seek intellectual engagement in Korean... 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 »
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. Students... 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 »

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