New Practical Chinese Reader (3rd Edition) Vol 1 - Chinese Characters Workbook

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As thesecond generation of the Practical Chinese Reader series, New Practical Chinese Reader (NPCR) is a series of comprehensive Chinese teaching materials for adult students in countries other than China. The two generations together have exerted an influence in the international Chinese teachingcircles for over 30 years. Its third edition centers on a few internationalstudents, telling interesting stories about their life and friendship withtheir Chinese friends and teachers in China. The revision regarding the thirdedition adheres to the aim of making it "easier to learn" for students and "moreconvenient to use" for teachers and maintains the pedagogy of "the integrationof structure, function and culture", striving to develop students'comprehensive use of the Chinese language, especially the ability of cross-culturalcommunication, through the learning of language structures, functions andrelevant cultural knowledge as well as the training in listening, speaking, reading and writing skills. Chinese Characters Workbook1isa supportive product ofNew Practical Chinese Reader(3rd Edition) Textbook1. Based on the Chinese characters knowledge andexercises in the Textbook, it provides even more knowledge on Chinese charactersas well as comprehensive training in the recognition, writing, memorization anduse of Chinese characters.

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Liu Xun is aprofessor at Beijing Language and Culture University (BLCU) and a chief editor andreviewer of Chinese textbooks in Beijing Language and Cultural University Press. Mr. Liu has successively served as a member of the National HSK AdvisoryCommittee, a member of the TCSL Expert Advisory Committee of Hanban, a boardmember of World Chinese Teaching Association, a consultant of Chinese teachingfor the New York State Department of Education, a visiting professor in Renmin University of China and Beijing Foreign Studies University, and a member andleader of the academic committee of BLCU. He once worked as a teacher in Ohio State University, University of Maryland, Middlebury College, and The ChineseUniversity of Hong Kong, and gave lectures or academic reports in Australia, UK, Canada, Norway, Russia, Egypt, Thailand, Singapore, Macao and Taiwan amongother countries and districts. Mr. Liu has won the Canadian TCSL Maple Award in2014. His publications include monographs such as Introduction to Chinese as a Foreign Language Pedagogy, Introduction to Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language, Brief Introductionto Teaching Chinese as a Second Language, An Overall View of Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language, andwidely popular CSL textbooks such as NewPractical Chinese Reader, Practical Chinese Reader, and Chinese Textbookfor Children. Mr. Liu has been awarded a special government allowance by the State Council of China.
New Practical Chinese Reader (3rd Edition) Vol 1 - Chinese Characters Workbook