Chinese Course (3rd Edition) 1A

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Level: Beginner,Elementary, Adults

Chinese Course is a seriesof comprehensive Chinese learning materials designed for international studentsstudying in China. It consists of 6 volumes, which take a degree-grantinginstitution one year to finish. It is one of the most popular and influentialtextbook series for undergraduate education targeted at foreigners. The firsttwo editions have sold more than two million copies in total. This is Book 1A of the third edition, including a total of 15 lessons. Startingfrom level 0, Book 1A devotes the first 10 lessons into phonetic teaching andthen proceeds to the stage of grammar and sentence patterns. Each lessonbasically consists of five sections: text, new words, notes, phonetics/grammar,and exercises. The texts are mostly practical conversations; they are wheregrammar and vocabulary are used. The new words are all common words. Theexercises come in diverse types, including comprehension, imitation,communication, etc.

About the Author
Professor Yang Jizhou of Beijing Language and Culture University hasworked in the field of CFL teaching and research and CFL textbook writing formany years. His published works include Teaching Syllabus of Elementary Chinese for Foreign Students, the Chinese Course series, the Climbing Up series, the Vocational Chinese series, 1700 Groups of Frequently Used ChineseSynonyms, 800 Frequently Used ChineseFunction Words, The Commercial PressLearner’s Dictionary of Chinese Idioms, AHandbook of Spoken Chinese Sentences, etc. His major papers include “Orderof Grammatical Items in Elementary Level CFL Teaching” and “Issues in theCompilation of Elementary Chinese Textbooks”, etc. Prof. Yang won the 2nd prizeof 2001 Beijing (Higher) Education Achievements.
Chinese Course (3rd Edition) 1A