Integrated Chinese Textbook 1 (4th Simplified Chinese Characters Edition) Audio Online
Liu Yuehua/Yao Tao-chung
Cheng & Tsui Co.
348 pag. paperback 21 x 28 cm (Audio Online)
Integrated Chinese is an acclaimed Mandarin Chinese language course that delivers a cohesive system of print and digital resources for highly effective teaching and learning. First published in 1997 and now in its 4th Edition, it has become the leading Chinese language textbook series in the United States and beyond. The Workbook of this time-tested series has been fully revised to align with the needs of today s learners: The core language skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing are given equal emphasis Lesson Opener checklists help students monitor their progress and self-assess Idiomatic language builds communicative competence and cultural literacy Streaming audio is provided for the listening comprehension exercises Visuals prompt students to answer in Chinese without translating from English Authentic realia presents language in context and helps develop predictive skills Pinyin and Tone exercises help build recognition of syllabic characters and progressively improve pronunciation Extra writing exercises expand recognition and production of Chinese characters Open-ended exercises help students personalize and internalize the language Interpretive, interpersonal, and presentational activities build proficiency and communication strategies while encouraging active use of language across different modes Cumulative review units test student progress after every five lessons