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Learn Chinese 1,
1st Edition

Jixing Xu, Wei Ha

ISBN-13: 9789814878210 | ISBN-10: 9814878219

Copyright 2020

| Published 2019

| 228 pages

List Price USD $53.30

Overview

Learn Chinese 1 is specially designed for the VCE course: Chinese Language, Culture and Society. It is also applicable to the VCE Chinese Second Language course and other Chinese programs at the senior level. Relating closely to the Chinese language strand prescribed in the VCE study design, it covers a wide range of topics such as family and school life, sports and leisure, travelling, and festivals and holidays. The book offers eight main topics and each topic consists of four related sub-topics or lessons. Students will acquire important Chinese vocabulary and grammar to help them access information about and communicate ideas on topics relevant to their everyday lives and the modern world.

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Meet the Authors

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Jixing Xu is President of the Chinese Language Teachers’ Association of Victoria, Australia. He is also Head of Chinese at Scotch College, Victoria, Australia.

Wei Ha is Vice-President of the Chinese Language Teachers’ Association of Victoria, Australia. He is also Head of Chinese at Camberwell Grammar School, Victoria, Australia.

  • Exam prep—exercises in listening, speaking, reading, writing and viewing are modelled after actual exam formats.
  • Balanced focus on the five language skills of listening, speaking, reading, writing and viewing.
  • Instructor resources such as audio files, audio script, full answer key and additional cultural notes are available online for download. Visit http://emarketing.cengageasia.com/learn_chinese1
  • Full coverage of topics prescribed in the new VCE course: Chinese Language, Culture and Society.
  • Short cultural notes introduce interesting aspects of Chinese culture and society.
  • Inclusion of more challenging reading comprehension practices to meet the needs of differentiated teaching and learning.

Table of Contents

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TOPIC 1: 这就是我 THIS IS ME
A 中文姓名 Chinese Names
B 外貌仪表 Appearances
C 生日快乐 Happy Birthday
D 性格爱好 Personalities and Interests
TOPIC 2: 我的家庭 MY FAMILY
A 我爱我家 I Love My Family
B 家庭关系 Family Relationships
C 不同家庭 Types of Family
D 家庭观念 Family Concepts
TOPIC 3: 朋友圈儿 CIRCLE OF FRIENDS
A 微信圈子 WeChat
B 哥们姐们 Best Friends
C 左邻右舍 Neighbours
D 同桌室友 Deskmates and Roommates
TOPIC 4: 校园生活 LIFE IN SCHOOL
A 学校科目 School Subjects
B 校外活动 Extra-curricular Activities
C 同学少年 Classmates
D 校园环境 School Campus
TOPIC 5: 活力四射 BE ENERGISED
A 体育之国 A Sporting Nation
B 国球乒乓 Table Tennis
C 中国武术 Chinese Martial Arts
D 足球之乡 The Home of Football
TOPIC 6: 走南闯北 TRAVELLING
A 交通工具 Modes of Transport
B 古城北京 Beijing
C 海派上海 Shanghai
D 天府成都 Chengdu
TOPIC 7: 古往今来
THE CHINESE LANGUAGE
A 中国话儿 Mandarin Chinese
B 中国文字 Chinese Characters
C 词语文化 Words and Culture
D 南腔北调 Tones and Accents
TOPIC 8: 时光隧道
FESTIVALS AND HOLIDAYS
A 喜迎春节 Chinese New Year
B 中秋佳节 Mid-Autumn Festival
C 端午龙舟 Dragon Boat Festival
D 教师节庆 Teachers’ Day
附录 APPENDICES
1 生词索引 Vocabulary Index
2 语法点 Language Use
3 中国地图 Map of China

Cengage provides a range of supplements that are updated in coordination with the main title selection. For more information about these supplements, contact your Learning Consultant.

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Learn Chinese 1

  • ISBN-10: 9814878219
  • ISBN-13: 9789814878210

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