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Intermediate Spoken Chinese Practice Essentials

Includes MP3 audio CD with 16 hours of native-speaker audio; b&w illustrations and photographs; perforated and 3-hole drilled

Also included on the disk are printable PDF files for dozens of additional pages of useful activities.

Its also beneficial for people with plans to travel to China, or who wish to brush up and review their spoken Chinese in preparation for an exam.

Learning to speak Mandarin Chinese requires many hours of practice theres just no way around it! But by using this one-of-a-kind practice guide, together with whatever Chinese language-learning book or program youre already involved with, you can dramatically improve your ability to speak and comprehend spoken Chinese and Chinese grammar.

This book presents a wealth of tested and proven practice activities-including approximately 16 hours of audio recordings and over 200 pages of drills and exercises to help you polish your spoken Chinese to a high intermediate-level. It can be used successfully with any intermediate-level Chinese language learning book (such asIntermediate Spoken Chinese) and enables you to quickly move from beginner to intermediate level proficiency in the language.

Intermediate Spoken Chinese Practice Essentials

, native to Beijing, is Senior Lecturer in Chinese at Brown University, where she teaches all levels of modern Chinese language. Before joining the Brown faculty, she taught Chinese at The Ohio State University and Williams College. She also taught for several years at the Middlebury College Summer Chinese School. Wang is interested in the implications of pragmatics in Chinese pedagogical practice, teaching materials development, and the integration of technology into the curriculum.

Intermediate Spoken Chinese Practice Essentials

Intermediate Spoken Chinese Practice Essentials

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Kubler, who is author or coauthor of 20 books and over 50 articles on Chinese language pedagogy and linguistics, frequently serves as reviewer or consultant for Chinese and Asian Studies programs in the U.S. and overseas. He has served as Chair of the Test Development Committee for the SAT Subject Test in Chinese and as a member of the Executive Committee of the Association of Departments of Foreign Languages of the Modern Language Association. He is currently serving as American Co-Director of The Johns Hopkins University-Nanjing University Center for Chinese and American Studies in Nanjing, China.

Role play and listening comprehension exercises

Intermediate Spoken Chinese Practice Essentials

If your goal is to learn Chinese at a higher level of mastery,Intermediate Spoken Chinese Practice Essentialsoffers the broadest range of activities and drills for you to use on their own or pair with another textbook to reach your desired expertise.

From 1980-1991 he was employed at the Foreign Service Institute, U.S. Department of State, where he served as Language Training Supervisor in Mandarin, Cantonese, Japanese, and Mongolian; as Principal of the advanced Chinese field school in Taiwan; and as Chair of the Department of Asian and African Languages.

includes hundreds of activities that have been carefully designed to perfect and reinforce each aspect of your Chinese speaking and comprehension ability:

Cornelius C. Kubler, Stanfield Professor of Asian Studies at Williams College, received his B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. degrees in linguistics from Cornell University. He earned a second M.A. in Chinese literature from National Taiwan University.

Since joining Williams College in 1991, he has chaired the former Department of Chinese and Asian Studies Program as well as the Department of Asian Studies, which he was instrumental in founding. He has also served as visiting professor at Eisenhower College, Portland State University, Middlebury College, National Taiwan Normal University, Chinese University of Hong Kong, and Wenzao Ursuline University of Languages.

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