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The Origins of 670 Essential Words
Second Edition

by Jianhsin Wu
Illustrated by Chen Zheng, Chen Tian

Enrich character study with cultural insight and linguistic context The Way of Chinese Characters: The Origins of 670 Essential Words offers a holistic approach to character learning. Firmly grounded in etymological research, it introduces each... Read More »
An Advanced Business Chinese Reader
1st Edition

Author Dr. Jane C. M. Kuo

Designed for advanced students with an interest in business and the current state of China’s economy, New Pathways provides the foundational knowledge necessary to navigate China’s rapidly changing economic landscape. The twelve lessons address a... Read More »
Lessons in Chinese Commerce for the New Millennium
Open for Business, Volume 2 is a combined textbook & exercise book that builds upon Volume 1 and is structured in the same general format. However, Volume 2's thirteen lessons change focus to cover macro-economic topics such as Chinese... 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 »
The Best 21st Century Short Stories from Japan

Edited by Helen Mitsios

Digital Geishas and Talking Frogs: The Best 21st Century Short Stories from Japan charts the enormous social and cultural changes that have taken place in Japan in the last twenty years. This collection of short stories features up-to-date and... Read More »

This set of four audio CDs includes all the dialogues, vocabulary, and pronunciation exercises from each lesson of the Integrated Chinese third edition textbook, as well as the listening exercises from each lesson of the Integrated Chinese third... Read More »
Readings in Chinese Culture Series, vol. 3

by Weijia Huang, Qun Ao

  The Moon Is Always Beautiful invites students to investigate the rich textures of traditional and contemporary Chinese culture while sharpening their reading skills. The third in the five-volume Readings in Chinese Culture Series, this collection... Read More »
Lessons in Chinese Commerce for the New Millennium
The Open for Business, Volume 2 set of three audio CDs offers learners the opportunity to listen and repeat after a native speaker. This set contains audio recordings that correspond to Volume 2’s text sections, sentence structure examples, and... Read More »
Lessons in Chinese Commerce for the New Millennium
The Open for Business, Volume 1 set of three audio CDs offers learners the opportunity to listen and repeat after a native speaker. This set contains audio recordings that correspond to Volume 1’s text sections, sentence structure examples, and... Read More »
An Advanced Reader of Chinese Language and Literature
  "不学诗, 无以言: If you do not study poetry, you will have no words."—Confucius Returning to a Chinese tradition that locates poetry at the heart of education, Li Bai & Du Fu: An Advanced Reader of Chinese Language and Literature offers an... Read More »
An Advanced Reader of Chinese Language and Literature

by Zu-yan Chen

"不学诗, 无以言: If you do not study poetry, you will have no words." —Confucius Returning to a Chinese tradition that locates poetry at the heart of education, Li Bai & Du Fu: An Advanced Reader of Chinese Language and Literature offers an innovative... Read More »

With the increasing commercial, cultural, athletic and tourist interaction between the United States and Chinese-speaking Asia, this glossary serves the need for an easy explanation of legal terms and procedures with an accurate and authoritative... Read More »
The Origin of Chingis Khan

Adapted by Paul Kahn

This adaptation of what is recognized today as the oldest Mongolian text (written two decades after Chingis Khan's death) tells the Mongols' own version of the origin of their nation, the life of Chingis Khan, and the creation of an empire that... 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 »
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 »
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 »
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

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 »
(Chinese Character Instruction and Computer Technology)
This innovative professional resource starts from the premise that modern students possess sophisticated skills in word processing, e-mail exchange, and other computer-based activities. This useful volume shows teachers how to take advantage of... Read More »