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Jia You!: Chinese for the Global Community Volume 2 (with Audio CDs) (Simplified & Traditional Character Edition)


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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, Instructor's Resource Manuals, Video on DVD, and a companion website.

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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 6: HUMAN AND NATURE. Lesson 11. When a Tsunami Hits. Lesson 12. Riding the Qinghai-Tibet Railway. UNIT 7: PEOPLE AND SOCIETY. Lesson 13. Moving to a Modern Apartment. Lesson 14. The Hospitable Southwest. UNIT 8: CHINESE LANGUAGE AND CHARACTERS. Lesson 15. Amazing Chinese Characters. Lesson 16. Luck Arrives! UNIT 9: FAMOUS PEOPLE AND HISTORY. Lesson 17. Who was Confucius? Lesson 18. Chinese Culture and History 1-7. UNIT 10: LITERATURE AND ARTS. Lesson 19. To Borrow Arrows with Thatched Boats. Lesson 20. The Butterfly Lovers.

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Traditional Character Edition)
Xu, Jialu
Xu, Jialu (Jialu Xu)
Ruojiang, Wang
Wang, Ruojiang
Jialu, Xu
Chen, Fu
Zhu, Ruiping
Fu, Chen
Cengage Learning
Foreign Languages-Chinese
Series Volume:
Chinese for the Glob
Publication Date:
April 2008
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
11.29x8.47x.92 in. 2.68 lbs.

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