Book Series: China Focus: Chinese Audiovisual-Speaking Course

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, talkshows, interviews, entertainment programs, films and TV plays, micro films,advertisements, songs, etc. Using abundant online video resources, it builds a natural-language-based classroom teaching environment, giving full play to the Chinese audiovisual-speaking course's function of being a window to the society, and promoting the integration of language learning and cultural understanding. This set of materials is divided into six levels, each of which is composed of several themes, encompassing society, economy, culture,education, life, love, and art. Several course modules are designed under each theme. The intermediate level (I) includes 10 volumes, each taking 4 class hours and covering the communication functions and scenes commonly used in the elementary level, intermediate level and advanced level. Teachers can develop a personalized assortment of teaching materials based on the themes they are interested in, which can either be independently used in an audiovisual-speaking course, or as exercise materials in a comprehensive class,speaking class, listening class and other classes.

The Classification of ChinaFocus
 

Level

Vocabulary

Learned

Speed of Speaking (Characters/Minute)

Average Sentence

Length

Average Number of New  Words/Hundred Words

Chinese Proficiency (Referring to the Levels of HSK)

Elementary (I)

300

160-180

6

5

HSK Level 2

Elementary (II)

600

180-200

8

6

HSK Level 3

Intermediate (I)

1200

200-230

9

7

HSK Level 4

Intermediate (II)

 

2500

220-250

10

7

HSK Level 5

Advanced (I)

5000

240-280

11

8

HSK Level 6

Advanced (II)

5000+

250-300

12

8

HSK Level6+


About the Author
ang Tao, a teacher of Beijing International Studies University,is devoted to studying Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language, and focuses his research areas on Chinese language processing and computer-based studies. He participated in the design and development of Jinshan Typing software and assumed the chief responsibility of constructing the TCFL digital resources database of Beijing International Studies University and other scientific programs organized by MOE and Beijing City. He wrote a textbook entitled The Basic Computer-Based Chinese Language Applications for International Students and published a number of papers. Besides these, he won the champion in the 6th Contest of Young Teachers of Beijing International Studies University and got the first prize in the 2nd Multimedia Education Software Contest of Beijing.

Track Series

Image Item Name Price
China Focus: Chinese Audiovisual-Speaking Course Intermediate Level (II) Art
China Focus: Chinese Audiovisual-Speaking Course Intermediate Level (II) Art
ISBN: 9787561950807 | Publisher: Beijng Language and Culture University Press | Published on 11/2017
Level: Intermediate College, Adults
$3.63



China Focus: Chinese Audiovisual-Speaking Course Intermediate Level (II) Cartoons
China Focus: Chinese Audiovisual-Speaking Course Intermediate Level (II) Cartoons
ISBN: 9787561950777 | Publisher: Beijng Language and Culture University Press | Published on 03/2018
Usage Advice: Each lesson takes about 4 class hours. Since it is a comprehensive course, it should follow the principles of "focusing on brief...
$3.63



China Focus: Chinese Audiovisual-Speaking Course Intermediate Level (II) Commerce
China Focus: Chinese Audiovisual-Speaking Course Intermediate Level (II) Commerce
ISBN: 9787561951026 | Publisher: Beijng Language and Culture University Press | Published on 12/2017
Level: Intermediate For Adults
$3.63



China Focus: Chinese Audiovisual-Speaking Course Intermediate Level (II) Culture
China Focus: Chinese Audiovisual-Speaking Course Intermediate Level (II) Culture
ISBN: 9787561949702 | Publisher: Beijng Language and Culture University Press | Published on 07/2017
Level: Intermediate College ,Adults About the Author Wang Tao, a teacher of Beijing International Studies University, is devoted to studying Teaching...
$3.63



China Focus: Chinese Audiovisual-Speaking Course Intermediate Level (II) Family
China Focus: Chinese Audiovisual-Speaking Course Intermediate Level (II) Family
ISBN: 9787561950814 | Publisher: Beijng Language and Culture University Press | Published on 11/2017
Level: Intermediate College, Adults
$3.63



China Focus: Chinese Audiovisual-Speaking Course Intermediate Level (II) Personages
China Focus: Chinese Audiovisual-Speaking Course Intermediate Level (II) Personages
ISBN: 9787561950791 | Publisher: Beijng Language and Culture University Press | Published on 11/2017
Level: Intermediate Middle School, Adults
$3.63



China Focus: Chinese Audiovisual-Speaking Course Intermediate Level (II) Society
China Focus: Chinese Audiovisual-Speaking Course Intermediate Level (II) Society
ISBN: 9787561950821 | Publisher: Beijng Language and Culture University Press | Published on 11/2017
Level: Intermediate College, Adults
$3.63



China Focus: Chinese Audiovisual-Speaking Course Intermediate Level (II) Travel
China Focus: Chinese Audiovisual-Speaking Course Intermediate Level (II) Travel
ISBN: 9787561951125 | Publisher: Beijng Language and Culture University Press | Published on 12/2017
Level: Intermediate College, Adults
$3.63



China Focus: Chinese Audiovisual-Speaking Course Intermediate Level (II) Variety Shows
China Focus: Chinese Audiovisual-Speaking Course Intermediate Level (II) Variety Shows
ISBN: 9787561950784 | Publisher: Beijng Language and Culture University Press | Published on 03/2018
Usage Advice: Each lesson takes about 4 class hours. Since it is a comprehensive course, it should follow the principles of "focusing on brief...
$3.63



China Focus: Chinese Audiovisual-Speaking Course Intermediate Level (II) Vocation
China Focus: Chinese Audiovisual-Speaking Course Intermediate Level (II) Vocation
ISBN: 9787561950760 | Publisher: Beijng Language and Culture University Press | Published on 11/2017
Level: Intermediate College, Adults
$3.63