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Developing Chinese Fluency, an Introductory Course, Volume 1 -traditional (15 Edition)

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??? (Ni Wo Ta) is a complete first-year program that makes learning Chinese easier through an engaging video program, robust multimedia integration, proven pedagogy, and comprehensive cultural coverage.

About the Author

A native Chinese, Dr. Zhang completed her college and M.A program courses in China. She received a Doctorate of Education in Applied Linguistics from Columbia University in New York (1994) and also holds an M.A in East Asian Languages and Cultures from Columbia. Before joining George Washington University, she taught Chinese at Columbia University, where she served as Director of the Chinese Program (1999-2002), and Director of the Columbia in Beijing Summer Program (1998-99). She currently directs the Chinese Language Program at GWU. She is also a certified tester of Chinese language proficiency by the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL). Dr. Zhang's recent research focuses on foreign language acquisition through tech-enhanced and proficiency-oriented instructional models. She is the author of David and Helen in China: An Intermediate Course in Modern Chinese (Vol. I and II) (Yale University Press 1999, 2001, 2003).

Table of Contents

VOLUME 1. Pre-Unit 1. A: Pronunciation and the Phonetic System. B: Character Writing: Basic Strokes. Pre-Unit 2. A: Unique Sounds and Their Pinyin Rules. B: Character Writing: Radicals. Pre-Unit 3. A: Polysyllabics, Unique Pronunciations, and Pinyin Rules. B: Character Writing: Radicals and Their Positions (I). Pre-Unit 4. A: The Suffix -er, Tone Sandhi, and Homophones. B: Character Writing: Radicals and Their Positions (II). Unit 1. About Me. A: My name is Xiaodong Lin. B: My family. Unit 2. New Friends. A: This is my dorm room. B: Where are you from? Unit 3. About Objects. A: My schoolbag is too small. B: Let's buy a new one. Unit 4. Money and Shopping. A: How much is this? B: What size do you want? Unit 5. Hobbies and Activities. A: What do you like to do? B: There's a party tomorrow. Unit 6. Time and Daily Routines. A: My activities for this week. B: Are you free this weekend? Unit 7. Travel Plans. A: Winter break is almost here. B: We plan to travel. Appendix 1: Parts of Speech. Appendix 2: Understanding Grammar and Structures. Appendix 3: Pattern Index. Appendix 4: Vocabulary Index 1 (Chinese to English). Appendix 5: Vocabulary Index 2 (English to Chinese). Appendix 6: Thematical Vocabulary Index. Appendix 7: Video Scripts. Appendix 8: Map of China.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781285456805
Author:
Zhang, Phyllis
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Subject:
Introductory Chinese
Subject:
Traditional Characters
Subject:
Simplified Characters
Subject:
Elementary Chinese
Subject:
Chinese
Subject:
Miscellaneous
Copyright:
Publication Date:
20140101
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Pages:
368

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