China Focus: Chinese Audiovisual-Speaking Course Advanced Level 2

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Usage Advice: Since it is a comprehensive course, it should follow the principles of “focusing on brief explanation and frequent exercises” and“providing language input before output. Each lesson takes about 5~6 class hours.

Level: Advanced
College, Adults

China Focus is a set of comprehensive Chinese teaching materials specially designed for the Chinese audiovisual-speaking course. The video clips are extracted from contemporary Chinese social hot issues, feature programs, news, sitcoms, documentaries, talk shows, interviews, entertainment programs, films and TV plays, micro films, etc. Using abundant online video resources, it builds a natural-language-based classroom teaching environment. While meeting students' learning interest and self-development needs, it can stimulate their learning enthusiasm and initiative to the greatest extent. This set of textbooks gives full play to the Chinese audiovisual-speaking course's function of being a window to the society, promoting the integration of language learning and cultural understanding. This is volume 2 of the advanced level, including five lessons on life, literature, science, society and finance. Following the pre-class, in-class and post-class goals, each unit of the course is divided into six parts, i.e., warm-up, intensive watching and listening, extensive watching and listening, enjoying the song, language practice, and learning notes.

About the Author
Wang Tao, the Deputy Director of Center for Audiovisual-Speaking Teaching of the School of Chinese at Beijing International Studies University, is the lead author of “China Focus: Chinese Audiovisual-Speaking Course”. He focuses his research areas on mixed teaching mode, integrated media teaching resources and video corpus construction. He won the champion in the Contest of Young Teachers of Beijing International Studies University and got the first prize in the Multimedia Education Software Contest of Beijing. The textbooks he compiled and the courses he taught have respectively won the High-quality Undergraduate Textbook Award of Beijing Universities and the High-quality Undergraduate Course Award of Beijing Universities.

China Focus: Chinese Audiovisual-Speaking Course Advanced Level 2