Ni Wo Ta: Developing Chinese Fluency: An Introductory Course Traditional, Volume 1, 1st Edition
- Phyllis Zhang
- ISBN-10: 1285456807
- ISBN-13: 9781285456805
- 320 Pages | Paperback
- COPYRIGHT: 2015 Published
你我他 (Ni Wo Ta) is a complete first-year program that makes learning Chinese easier through an engaging video program, robust multimedia integration, proven pedagogy, and comprehensive cultural coverage. This textbook is designed with the national standards in mind and builds beginner-level proficiency through three modes of communication: interpersonal, interpretive, and presentational. INTRODUCTORY CHINESE features a clear, easy-to-follow structure that is ideal for instructors with any level of teaching experience.
": [你我他 Ni Wo Ta: An Introduction to Chinese] features a total dynamic approach in learning introductory Chinese, which will be the first textbook of this kind."
— Enwei Wang, Pima Community College
A: Pronunciation and the Phonetic System.
B: Character Writing: Basic Strokes.
A: Unique Sounds and Their Pinyin Rules.
B: Character Writing: Radicals.
A: Polysyllabics, Unique Pronunciations, and Pinyin Rules.
B: Character Writing: Radicals and Their Positions (I).
A: The Suffix -er, Tone Sandhi, and Homophones.
B: Character Writing: Radicals and Their Positions (II).
Unit 1. About Me.
A: My name is Xiaodong Lin.
B: My family.
Unit 2. New Friends.
A: This is my dorm room.
B: Where are you from?
Unit 3. About Objects.
A: My schoolbag is too small.
B: Let's buy a new one.
Unit 4. Money and Shopping.
A: How much is this?
B: What size do you want?
Unit 5. Hobbies and Activities.
A: What do you like to do?
B: There's a party tomorrow.
Unit 6. Time and Daily Routines.
A: My activities for this week.
B: Are you free this weekend?
Unit 7. Travel Plans.
A: Winter break is almost here.
B: We plan to travel.
Appendix 1: Parts of Speech.
Appendix 2: Understanding Grammar and Structures.
Appendix 3: Pattern Index.
Appendix 4: Vocabulary Index 1 (Chinese to English).
Appendix 5: Vocabulary Index 2 (English to Chinese).
Appendix 6: Thematical Vocabulary Index.
Appendix 7: Video Scripts.
Appendix 8: Map of China.
All supplements have been updated in coordination with the Main title.
Please see Main title page for new to this edition information.
Realistic and engaging, the video serves as the centerpiece for the textbook program. Filmed on location in China, the video tells the story of a few Chinese college students and their American friends who study in China. It covers daily topics and practical skills for beginners (e.g., self-introduction, shopping, hobbies and pastimes, travel, food, activity planning, school work, and task handling).Introductory Chinese Traditional Literacy Workbook, Volume 1 (ISBN-10: 1285456831 | ISBN-13: 9781285456836)
The character workbook incorporates both handwriting and typing exercises that reinforce each other. Typing is introduced in the program as it has become the main medium for written communication. Traditional writing by hand and readings and accompanying activities can also be found in the workbook, designed to develop students' reading and writing skills.
The character workbook incorporates both handwriting and typing exercises that reinforce each other. Typing is introduced in the program as it has become the main medium for written communication. Traditional writing by hand and readings and accompanying activities can also be found in the workbook, designed to develop your reading and writing skills.