9780804851244-0804851247-Elementary Mandarin Chinese Textbook: The Complete Language Course for Beginning Learners (With Companion Audio)

Elementary Mandarin Chinese Textbook: The Complete Language Course for Beginning Learners (With Companion Audio)

ISBN-13: 9780804851244
ISBN-10: 0804851247
Edition: Illustrated
Author: Kubler, Cornelius C.
Publication date: 2020
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
Format: Paperback 288 pages
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ISBN-13: 9780804851244
ISBN-10: 0804851247
Edition: Illustrated
Author: Kubler, Cornelius C.
Publication date: 2020
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
Format: Paperback 288 pages

Summary

Acknowledged authors Kubler, Cornelius C. wrote Elementary Mandarin Chinese Textbook: The Complete Language Course for Beginning Learners (With Companion Audio) comprising 288 pages back in 2020. Textbook and eTextbook are published under ISBN 0804851247 and 9780804851244. Since then Elementary Mandarin Chinese Textbook: The Complete Language Course for Beginning Learners (With Companion Audio) textbook was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $ 2.00 or rent at the marketplace.

Description

Elementary Mandarin Chinese Textbook is a new beginner Mandarin Chinese course which enables you to quickly learn the basics of the language. The 24 lessons in this book are meant to be used in 3 hours per week of class instruction over one academic year. Students will need another 2–3 hours of outside practice and review for every hour of class time, using the materials in the accompanying Elementary Mandarin Chinese Workbook.

These books can also be used by self-study learners due to the extensive explanations and free supplementary materials available — including online audio and video recordings and flash cards.

The entire course can be completed in 25 to 35 weeks and teaches you the basic skills of speaking, reading and writing Mandarin Chinese at a conversational level. Each lesson starts with a dialogue and includes a list of new and supplementary Chinese vocabulary along with questions and grammar notes about the dialogue, a reading section and extensive exercises (that are in the Workbook).

Elementary Mandarin Chinese Textbook offers the following significant advantages over other similar textbooks:
  • Common, everyday Chinese dialogues are used—complete with vocabulary lists and questions and storylines based on actual everyday experiences in China
  • Chinese grammar is explained in simple, non-technical terms with useful notes and tips given
  • Reading exercises are provided for all new words and phrases in each lesson
  • Free online audio recordings by native speakers from different regions of China help you not only acquire correct pronunciation, but also to understand Chinese speakers who have different accents
  • Illustrations and supplementary video clips add authenticity to the materials in the book
  • A Chinese-English dictionary, downloadable flash cards and supplementary exercises are all provided

Both Chinese characters and Pinyin Romanized forms are given throughout the book (except for the reading exercises), so this book can be used by students who wish to focus on learning the spoken language, as well as those who are learning to read and write the Chinese characters simultaneously.

This textbook should be used in conjunction with Elementary Mandarin Chinese Workbook and the included audio files, which can be downloaded free directly from the Tuttle website.
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