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Learn Chinese 2,
1st Edition

Jixing Xu, Wei Ha

ISBN-13: 9789814878227 | ISBN-10: 9814878227

Copyright 2020

| Published 2020

List Price USD $53.30

Overview

Learn Chinese 2 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 food and culture, arts and leisure, youth issues and media and technology. 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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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.

  • Balanced focus on the five language skills of listening, speaking, reading, writing and viewing.
  • Exam prep—exercises in listening, speaking, reading, writing and viewing are modelled after actual exam formats.
  • Full coverage of topics prescribed in the new VCE course: Chinese Language, Culture and Society.
  • 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_chinese2
  • 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 9: 往昔记忆 MEMORIES
A 少数民族 Ethnic Minorities
B The Hutongs of Beijing
C The Alleys of Guangzhou
D The Longtangs of Shanghai
TOPIC 10: 修身养性 SELF-CULTIVATION
A 味蕾中国 The Taste Buds of China
B 养生之道 Healthy Living
C 茶酒文化 Tea and Wine Cultures
D 花鸟鱼虫 Growing Plants, Keeping Pets
TOPIC 11:
生活方式 LIFESTYLES OF THE CHINESE
A 农家乐儿 Fun at the Farms
B 志愿服务 Volunteering in Vogue
C 低碳生活 Low-Carbon Living
D 炫富一代 The Rich Kids of China
TOPIC 12: 艺术娱乐 ARTS AND LEISURE
A 琴棋书画 The Four Arts
B 乐在其中 Having Fun
C 流行文化 Pop Culture
D 自驾出游 Self-Drive Travel
TOPIC 13:
活在当下 LIVING IN THE MOMENT
A 月光族群 The Moonlight Clan
B 单身贵族 The Single Aristocrats
C 啃老族群 The NEETers
D 少年心理 The Mental Wellness of Youths
TOPIC 14:
实现自我 SELF-ACTUALISATION
A 年轻一代 The Young Generation
B 中国创造 Created in China
C 保持初心 Keeping the Initial Intention
D 有为青年 Outstanding Youths
TOPIC 15:
未来世界 THE FUTURE WORLD
A 当代发明 Contemporary Inventions
B 智能家庭 Smart Homes
C 慕课教育 MOOC in Education
D 未来3D Future of 3D
TOPIC 16: 媒体无界 THE MEDIA
A 新旧媒体 New and Traditional Media
B 网络直播 Live Webcast
C 大数据库 Big Data
D 知识付费 Paid Knowledge
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 2

  • ISBN-10: 9814878227
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