Chinese Link: Zhongwen Tiandi , Intermediate Chinese, Level 2 Part 2 / Edition 1

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Overview

Following the main principles and guidelines of the successful Chinese Link: Zhongwen Tiandi series, this intermediate level program systematically emphasizes and integrates the “5Cs” principles of the National Standards for Foreign Language Education — Communication, Cultures, Comparisons, Connections, and Communities — within every lesson. As with elementary level (Level 1) materials, this intermediate level (Level 2) program continues to provide a practical, learner-centered, and enjoyable language and culture learning experience for students studying Chinese, as well as an efficient and comprehensive teaching resource for instructors.

You will notice the following in Level 2 of the Chinese Link series:

  • The texts and examples are provided in both traditional and simplified characters in order to accommodate different users’ needs and preferences.
  • The Pinyin has been removed from below the characters in the core lesson texts in order to help the learners become accustomed to reading Chinese characters without phonetic transliteration.
  • Each lesson introduces a Chinese Idiom Story that is carefully chosen and written to consolidate the core grammar points of that lesson. Its purpose is to introduce students to the rich Chinese cultural and literary tradition while reviewing what they have learned in another interesting way.
  • Media Literacy is promoted in Part 2 through the various channels such as idiom stories and articles from newspapers, magazines, and the World Wide Web.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780132409315
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • Publication date: 5/3/2007
  • Edition description: Bilingual
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 432
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 10.83 (h) x 0.67 (d)

Table of Contents

Lesson 1 I Parked the Car on the Side

(Moving)

Lesson 2 There Is a Picture Hanging on the Wall

(A Peking Opera performance)

Lesson 3 Go Straight from Here

(Asking directions)

Lesson 4 You Are the Same As Before

(Visiting someone)

Lesson 5 My Trip to China (Review)

(A trip report)

Lesson 6 I Am Going to the Bank to Open an Account

(Banking)

Lesson 7 I Can’t Find My Phone Book

(Planning a vacation)

Lesson 8 You Are Much Busier Than Before

(Discussing Chinese movies)

Lesson 9 You Are Getting Slimmer and Slimmer

(Fitness)

Lesson 10 My Plans for the Winter Vacation (Review)

(Making a presentation)

Lesson 11 I Was Taken to the Hospital

(Showing concern)

Lesson 12 Due to Your Help, The Matter Has Been Solved (Thanks and appreciation)

Lesson 13 She Urged Me to Hurry Up

(Complaints and advice)

Lesson 14 My Heart is Going Pitter Patter

(Apologies)

Lesson 15 I Have No Choice But Turn for Your Help (Review) (Requests for favors)

Lesson 16 We Must Come to Visit You

(Compliments and Courtesy)

Lesson 17 Didn’t You Apply for Internship Last Year?

(Information and Procedures)

Lesson 18 The Company Has Around 300 Employees

(Job Interview)

Lesson 19 I Would Rather Go to the Financial Bank

(Agreement and Disagreement)

Lesson 20 I Would Rather Apply for Graduate School Than Wait at Home (Review)

(Talking about the future)

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