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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 »

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. This set contains... Read More »

In the Tsumiki 1 Student Book, students follow two main characters from Australia, Andrew and Mariana, as they learn Japanese. In Units 1-5 Andrew and Mariana communicate with Japanese students who are visiting their schools and homes, and in Unit 6... Read More »

The Tsumiki 1 Teacher Resource Book gives the teacher ideas on how to enhance the students’ learning of the Tsumiki 1 lessons and tasks. The book contains unit overviews, comprehensive lesson notes for each unit in the student book and workbook,... Read More »
A Communicative Approach for Beginners
Level 2: Reading & Writing builds on the strengths of Success with Chinese, Level 1 and uses a whole new range of daily experiences as practical opportunities for learning and mastering the basics of Chinese. Reading exercises are designed to... Read More »

Tsumiki 1 Workbook contains tasks that reinforce lessons learned in the student textbook. The tasks include Listening, Reading, Writing, Investigating, Calculating and Surveying. The fun activities, such as crosswords and puzzles, stress specific... Read More »
An Introductory Course for Professionals

by Dr. Jane C. M. Kuo

The Startup Business Chinese Level 1 Workbook is designed to accompany the Level 1 Textbook and contains exercises for improving learners’ listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills in a Chinese business context. Units 1-6 begin with listening... Read More »

Obento Deluxe is the new, revised edition of the first level, formerly called Obentoo 1. In this revised edition, sections are uniquely designed to correspond to the variety of dishes one would find in an obentoo (lunchbox). For example, the Teeburu... Read More »

by Ken Hutchinson

Obento offers an exciting, culturally based approach to study of the Japanese language. Discover how this innovative three-stage course for junior high school learners is setting new standards for the teaching of Japanese. The first two stages of... Read More »

A widely used beginning Japanese language text for college and adult learners. Provides clear and organized explanations of basic vocabulary, grammar, and sentence patterns.

This widely praised three-volume series, written for learners with no previous knowledge of Japanese, develops everyday communicative skills as well as an accurate and deep understanding of the Japanese language. The series provides a comprehensive... Read More »

This widely praised three-volume series, written for learners with no previous knowledge of Japanese, develops everyday communicative skills as well as an accurate and deep understanding of the Japanese language. The series provides a comprehensive... 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 »

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 »

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 »

The Adventures in Japanese, Volume 1, Hiragana & Katakana workbook offers a complete practice guide for mastering hiragana and katakana scripts. The workbook emphasizes writing of Japanese syllabaries through practice grids that teach the... Read More »
22 Miniscripts for Developing Advanced Listening Skills in Chinese
The Across the Straits student book contains 22 miniscripts to help improve the listening skills of intermediate and advanced students. Each of the 22 lessons within the book corresponds to the listening material found in the audio download and... Read More »
22 Miniscripts for Developing Advanced Listening Skills in Chinese

by Jianhua Bai, Juyu Sung, Hesheng Zhang

The Across the Straits transcript includes all of the listening material from the audio CDs and enhances the intermediate to advanced student’s listening comprehension. Written in both simplified and traditional characters with pinyin.

by The Greenfield Education Centre

Designed for the youngest students of Mandarin or Cantonese, the I Can Read series is eye-catching and fun. Children learn Chinese characters as they follow along with brightly-colored and whimsical story books. The series emphasizes character... Read More »

Designed for the youngest students of Mandarin or Cantonese, the I Can Read series is eye-catching and fun. Children learn Chinese characters as they follow along with brightly-colored and whimsical story books. The series emphasizes character... Read More »

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