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A Novel

by Wang Shuo
Translated by Howard Goldblatt

Called "China's Kerouac" by the New York Times, Wang Shuo applies his genius for cultural irreverence to one of the world's sacred rituals: the Olympic Games. He imagines an Olympics where nations compete not on the basis of athletic prowess, but... Read More »

Ni Hao, Volume 4 is the fourth level of the Ni Hao series and is designed for students who have completed Ni Hao, Volumes 1-3. This level is ideally suited for students in high school. Topics include relationships, dating, fashion, part-time jobs,... Read More »

The student workbook for Ni Hao, Volume 4 provides a variety of activities that correspond to the lessons in the Ni Hao, Volume 4 textbook using all four communication skills. Activities can be adapted to suit the needs of a class or an individual.... Read More »

Revised Edition

by Xiao Hong, Howard Goldblatt (Translator)

Xiao Hong is considered by many to be China's first feminist novelist. Originally published in Chinese in 1936, The Field of Life and Death is an unflinching collection of vignettes set in the rural China in which Xiao Hong grew up. Though it was... Read More »

by Shumang Fredlein, Paul Fredlein

Ni Hao Volume 1 is the first level of the Ni Hao series, designed for students in upper elementary or lower secondary school who have no prior knowledge of Mandarin Chinese. The text uses Chinese characters extensively, accompanied by pinyin as a... 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 »
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.
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 »
Themes and Variations

Edited by Y. W. Ma, Joseph S. M. Lau

For centuries the Chinese referred to their fiction as xiaoshuo, etymologically meaning "roadside gossip" or "small talk," and held it in relative disregard. Not until the twentieth century was the Chinese story internationally recognized as a... 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 »
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, 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, 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 »

by Shumang Fredlein, Paul Fredlein

The Ni Hao Volume 1 Student Workbook offers a wide variety of fun activities correlated with each lesson of the Ni Hao Volume 1 Textbook. The workbook uses listening, speaking, reading, and writing exercises to reinforce newly learned vocabulary and... Read More »

by Shumang Fredlein, Paul Fredlein

Ni Hao Volume 1 is the first level of the Ni Hao series, designed for students in upper elementary or lower secondary school who have no prior knowledge of Mandarin Chinese. The text uses Chinese characters extensively, accompanied by pinyin as a... Read More »

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