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2nd Edition

by Grace Wu

Get caught up in Jeremy Lin's meteoric rise from basketball sidelines to NBA stardom. Discover the story behind the "Linsanity" in this remarkable tale of perseverance and drive. Readers will learn how Jeremy Lin, the first American player of... Read More »

2nd Edition

by Grace Wu

Watch Jay Chou evolve from a young introvert into Asia's King of Pop. Discover the story of Taiwan's superstar Jay Chou, whose unexpected transformation from shy adolescent to pop king exemplifies his courage and drive to adapt. Readers will learn... Read More »
Pinyin Annotated Readers
2nd Edition

by Grace Wu

Admire Vera Wang's work ethic as she builds a wedding dress store into a fashion empire. Discover the story of designer Vera Wang, whose trademark wedding dresses propelled her to the top ranks of the fashion world. Readers will learn how Vera Wang... Read More »
Pinyin Annotated Readers
2nd Edition

by Grace Wu

Explore Ang Lee's transition from obscure beginnings to cinematic acclaim. Discover the story of Ang Lee, the two-time Academy Award-winning director renowned for films such as Life of Pi, Brokeback Mountain, and Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon.... Read More »

2nd Edition

by Grace Wu

Marvel at Lang Lang’s ability to overcome a tough childhood and become a piano virtuoso.  Discover the story of world-famous pianist Lang Lang, one of classical music’s most renowned stars. Born in Shenyang in 1982 and educated in both China and the... Read More »
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 »
Communicative Strategies and Activities
1st Edition

Editor-in-Chief Tong Chen
Edited by Min Wan, Mairead Harris, Yuqi Gao, Lijuan Guo

Far more than a grammar dictionary, Teaching Basic Chinese Grammar distills the knowledge and expertise of active, seasoned instructors from the Middlebury College Summer Chinese School. This handbook supplies teachers with classroom-tested... Read More »

2nd Edition

by Yuehua Liu, Chengzhi Chu, Jinhai Wen

She is really beautiful. Just one look at her photo and three guys, Dai-wei, Jie-fu, and Qiu-tian, are all determined to find her! The photo was given to them by their professor before he died and nobody knows where in China the girl is. How can the... Read More »

2nd Edition

by Yuehua Liu, Chengzhi Chu, Shaoling Zhao

In the art dealer’s shop, the old gentleman picked up the old painting once again. He looked it up and down, left and right. He held it up, contemplating it for a few minutes. His eyes opened wider and wider. Finally, he turned to Shaxiao, the... Read More »

2nd Edition

by Yuehua Liu, Chengzhi Chu, Dehua Yang

One winter night, a teacher falls from her bicycle in front of a car. The driver rushes her to a nearby hospital, but refuses to answer any questions about the accident or his identity. After leaving some money behind, he disappears into the night,... 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 »
Authentic Readings for Advanced Learners
1st Edition

by Chih-p’ing Chou, Yongtao Zhang, Yunjun Zhou

China's Development and Dilemmas compiles fourteen authentic readings to provide a nuanced picture of contemporary China. Focusing largely on controversial political and social dilemmas in Chinese society since the implementation of economic reforms... Read More »

2nd Edition

by Grace Wu

Watch Jay Chou evolve from a young introvert into Asia's King of Pop. Discover the story of Taiwan's superstar Jay Chou, whose unexpected transformation from shy adolescent to pop king exemplifies his courage and drive to adapt. Readers will learn... Read More »

2nd Edition

by Grace Wu

Get caught up in Jeremy Lin's meteoric rise from basketball sidelines to NBA stardom. Discover the story behind the "Linsanity" in this remarkable tale of perseverance and drive. Readers will learn how Jeremy Lin, the first American player of... Read More »

2nd Edition

by Grace Wu

Admire Vera Wang's work ethic as she builds a wedding dress store into a fashion empire. Discover the story of designer Vera Wang, whose trademark wedding dresses propelled her to the top ranks of the fashion world. Readers will learn how Vera Wang... Read More »

2nd Edition

by Grace Wu

Explore Ang Lee's transition from obscure beginnings to cinematic acclaim. Discover the story of Ang Lee, the two-time Academy Award-winning director renowned for films such as Life of Pi, Brokeback Mountain, and Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon.... Read More »

2nd Edition

by Grace Wu

Marvel at Lang Lang’s ability to overcome a tough childhood and become a piano virtuoso.  Discover the story of world-famous pianist Lang Lang, one of classical music’s most renowned stars. Born in Shenyang in 1982 and educated in both China and the... Read More »

2nd Edition

by Grace Wu

Follow Yao Ming as he travels from China to the United States in the pursuit of NBA prominence. Discover the story of a basketball superstar on this way to international fame in this engaging biography. Though his amazing height destined him for a... Read More »

by Weijia Huang, Qun Ao

The Sky is Bright with Stars invites students to investigate the rich textures of traditional and contemporary Chinese culture while sharpening their reading skills. The first in the five-volume Readings in Chinese Culture series, this collection of... Read More »
An Intermediate Course for Professionals

by Dr. Jane C. M. Kuo

Startup Business Chinese Level 2 builds on the basic daily Chinese communication skills taught in Level 1 to prepare learners for successful communication in a wide range of professional and social interactions. Designed for learners who have... 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 »
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 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 »
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 »