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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 »
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 »

The Adventures in Japanese, Volume 3 Teacher’s Handbook offers teachers additional course materials and resources for the Volume 3 textbook, workbook, and audio CDs. The handbook provides teachers with overhead materials that explain vocabulary,... Read More »

by Hiromi Peterson, Naomi Hirano-Omizo, Michael Muronaka (Illustrator), Emiko Kaylor (Illustrator)

In Volume 3 of Adventures in Japanese, students experience Japan from the point of view of a young traveler. Ken, the central character throughout Adventures in Japanese, arrives in Tokyo and is greeted by his Japanese host family. Students will... 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 »

In the Tsumiki 1 Student Book, students follow two main characters from Australia, Andrew and Mariana, as they learn Japanese. In Units 1-5 Andrew and Mariana communicate with Japanese students who are visiting their schools and homes, and in Unit 6... Read More »

The Tsumiki 1 Teacher Resource Book gives the teacher ideas on how to enhance the students’ learning of the Tsumiki 1 lessons and tasks. The book contains unit overviews, comprehensive lesson notes for each unit in the student book and workbook,... 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 »

Tsumiki 1 Workbook contains tasks that reinforce lessons learned in the student textbook. The tasks include Listening, Reading, Writing, Investigating, Calculating and Surveying. The fun activities, such as crosswords and puzzles, stress specific... Read More »

Obento Deluxe is the new, revised edition of the first level, formerly called Obentoo 1. In this revised edition, sections are uniquely designed to correspond to the variety of dishes one would find in an obentoo (lunchbox). For example, the Teeburu... Read More »

by Ken Hutchinson

Obento offers an exciting, culturally based approach to study of the Japanese language. Discover how this innovative three-stage course for junior high school learners is setting new standards for the teaching of Japanese. The first two stages of... 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 »
Learning Chinese Language Through TV and Newspapers
The Chinese Breakthrough textbook provides authentic journalistic Chinese in printed form to students at the intermediate-to-advanced level. The textbook includes 15 lessons presented in increasing difficulty and organized around four topics: Daily... 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 »

The Chinese Breakthrough workbook includes exercises and classroom activities related to the DVD, audio, and textbook of this series. Each lesson includes classroom activities and fill-in-the-blank exercises to train students to understand rapid... 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 »

The Adventures in Japanese, Volume 1, Hiragana & Katakana workbook offers a complete practice guide for mastering hiragana and katakana scripts. The workbook emphasizes writing of Japanese syllabaries through practice grids that teach the... Read More »
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 »
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.

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