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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.
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 »

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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
Innovative Chinese Courseware
The Chinese Odyssey, Volume 1 set of five audio CDs contains audio content for all lessons, plus all listening exercises and some speaking exercises from the CD-ROMs, with the exception of those that require voice recording and playback. This CD set... 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
The Chinese Odyssey, Volumes 3 & 4 set of two WMA audio CDs contains audio content for all lessons, plus listening exercises and some speaking exercises from the CD-ROMs. This audio set corresponds to the Chinese Odyssey, Volumes 3 & 4... 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 »
Innovative Chinese Courseware
The Chinese Odyssey, Volumes 5 & 6 set of two WMA audio CDs contains audio content for all ten lessons of these two volumes, plus listening exercises and some speaking exercises from the CD-ROMs. This audio set corresponds to the Chinese Odyssey... 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 »
A Communicative Approach for Beginners
Level 2: Listening & Speaking 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. As you move about more... 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 »

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