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Jia You!: Chinese for the Global Community, Volume 1 (with Audio CDs) (Simplified & Traditional Character Edition)by Xu Jialu
Synopses & Reviews
JIA YOU! CHINESE FOR THE GLOBAL COMMUNITY is a full-year program for intermediate students of (Mandarin) Chinese. It is designed for college students in second-year Chinese as a foreign language program and senior high school students taking the AP Chinese Language and Culture Exam. The program aims to equip the students both linguistically and culturally to communicate successfully in Chinese within and beyond the school setting. It provides a practical, interactive and engaging language-learning experience for students, as well as an efficient and comprehensive teaching resource for instructors. JIA YOU! encompasses 10 units and is divided into two volumes. Each unit addresses a specific theme of contemporary or historical Chinese culture with two lessons designed around the theme. Each lesson consists of Chinese texts, content-based presentations of vocabulary, grammar, common expressions, and exercises. The complete program includes the textbooks, Workbooks, Audio CDs, Video on DVD and a companion website.
About the Author
Jialu Xu is a Principal in the College of Chinese Language and Culture at Beijing Normal University. Professor Xu specializes in studies in Chinese lexicology, linguistics, and applied linguistics. He has conducted extensive research into Chinese language teaching, Chinese culture and Chinese information processing. He has also served as series consultant and editor to several important Chinese language courses and dictionaries. ??, ?????????????? Professor, College of Chinese Language and Culture, Beijing Normal University. Professor Chen is the main author of four key Chinese language teaching series, namely, Studying in Beijing (????), College Chinese Series (????), Learn Chinese with Me (?????) and Standard Chinese (????). ???, ??????????????? Ruojiang Wang is a Professor, Vice Principal, in the International College for Chinese Language Studies at Peking University. ???, ?????????????? Ruiping Zhu is a Professor in the College of Chinese Language and Culture at Beijing Normal University.
Table of Contents
UNIT 1: SPORTS AND FITNESS. Lesson 1. Shaolin Kung Fu. Lesson 2. What's Your Favorite Sport? UNIT 2: FOOD AND FASHION. Lesson 3. The Beijing Teahouse. Lesson 4. What Should a Bridesmaid Wear? UNIT 3: SCHOOL AND FAMILY. Lesson 5. Chinese is Fun! Lesson 6. My Father, Lao She. UNIT 4: FESTIVALS AND CUSTOMS. Lesson 7. Celebrating the Chinese New Year. Lesson 8. The Mid-Autumn Festival. UNIT 5: TRAVEL AND TRANSPORTATION. Lesson 9. Planning a Trip to China. Lesson 10. "I Climbed the Great Wall."
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