New Practical Chinese Reader Vol.1: Textbook with DVD video

New Practical Chinese Reader Vol.1: Textbook with DVD video
Item# 7561910401
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Weight 1.9 lbs
ISBN 7561910401 /978-7561910405
Level Beginner
Size 8.5x11 IN
Pages 243
Language Chinese/English
Publisher Beijing Language and Culture University Press
Year Published 2006
Author Liu Xun

New Practical Chinese Reader is the most popular textbook used to teach Chinese in universities all over the United States. Designed for native English speakers to learn Chinese, the objective of this textbook, and its companion workbooks, is to develop the student's ability to communicate using Chinese through the study of language structure, language function, and related cultural knowledge along with the training of listening, speaking, reading and writing skills. Instructor’s manual is available too.

In every lesson, the following sections are present: Text, New Words, Notes, Conversation Practice, Reading Comprehension, Phonetics, Grammar, Characters and Cultural Notes. The book uses several fictional characters in different situations to make the Chinese learning experience more enjoyable. The series consists of seventy lessons in six volumes. The first four volumes, consisting of fifty lessons, are for beginners and pre-intermediate level learners. The last two contain twenty lessons for learners at an intermediate level.

This order is for textbook volume one & DVD (volume one) together. Recommend playing devices: Computer with DVD drive.

See some sample video:


1. Saying Hello

2. Greetings

3. Identifying People

4. Asking Permission

5. Looking for Someone

6. Making Comments

7. Making Acquaintances

8. Talking about One's Family

9. Birthday Celebrations in China

10. Bargaining for Discounts

11. Asking about Time

12. Talking about Health

13. Meeting a Friend and Arranging a Visit

14. Making a Complaint or an Apology

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Audio CD for New Practical Chinese Reader: Vol. 1 Textbook
New Practical Chinese Reader Vol.1: Workbook
New Practical Chinese Reader: Vol. 1 Workbook Audio CD
New Practical Chinese Reader Vol.1: Instructor's Manual
New Practical Chinese Reader: Vol.1 Instructor's Manual Audio CD
New Practical Chinese Reader Vol.1: Complete Student Set

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