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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 »
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 »
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

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 »
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 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 »

by Seiichi Makino, Michio Tsutsui

An indispensable reference tool for beginning-level students of Japanese, A Dictionary of Basic Japanese Grammar offers a new approach to the interpretation of Japanese grammar and provides a convenient dictionary of grammar-related expressions. The... 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 »

Designed to cover the fifth term in a 3-year course, the New Practical Chinese Reader (NPCR), Volume 5 Textbook aims to develop the student’s ability to communicate using Chinese through the study of language structure and function, related cultural... Read More »
Living and Learning in China

by Hong Gang Jin, De Bao Xu, Der-Lin Chao, Yea-Fen Chen, Min Chen

Studying in China is a one-of-a-kind experience, and this textbook and audio CD set helps students make the most of it. The topics and settings are drawn from the actual experiences of hundreds of students and professors who have lived and studied... Read More »

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