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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 »

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 »

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 »
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 »
Lessons in Chinese Commerce for the New Millenium
The Open for Business DVD includes a series of conversations that correspond to the business topics presented in the Open for Business, Volumes 1 & 2 textbooks. Two native speakers use the vocabulary and sentence patterns presented in Open for... 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 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 »
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 »

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 »

Mastering Chinese pronunciation is one of the most important and basic tasks in learning Mandarin Chinese.  Drills in this book are appropriate for students who have experience with dialects other than Mandarin, as well as for those with no previous... Read More »

This audio CD accompanies the Volume 1 Instructor’s Manual.

This set of four audio CDs helps to strengthen students' listening and speaking skills, and contains the dialogues and listening comprehension sections that correspond to the Volume 2 Textbook. This set is also available in an audio cassette format.

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