Item description for Chinese Language and Culture by Weijia Huang & Qun Ao...
This is a reader written especially for learners of intermediate level Chinese and above. It contains forty articles on topics such as Chinese language, culture, history, society, folklore, holidays, geography. The articles, arranged according to level of difficulty, are concise and written in a clear and colloquial style. Grammatical notes and exercises are included after each article and two appendices are available for easy reference.
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Studio: The Chinese University Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 1" Width: 7" Height: 10" Weight: 2.15 lbs.
Release Date Mar 15, 2003
Publisher The Chinese University Press
ISBN 9629960060 ISBN13 9789629960063
Availability 0 units.
More About Weijia Huang & Qun Ao
Weijia Huang and Qun Ao are veteran teachers of Chinese at Brown University and Brandeis University respectively.
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It is so good, I would add some itens in it description. Feb 2, 2006
a) Recent publication: 2002 b) The lenght of the texts and the number of the new words increase gradually ( wisely ). The first lessons are aproximately 400 characters with 30 new words. The last lessons are 800 characters long with 50 new words. c) Each lesson begins with a study outline in Chinese an English to give a general idea of what will be the lesson. d) In some lessons there appendices to give additional informations such as " Chart of Chinese Radicals", " Commonly Mistaken Characters", "Chart of Family Relative Titles", etc. Wise, really wise! Don't miss it.