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Basic Mandarin Chinese - Speaking and Listening Practice Book: A Workbook for Beginning Learners of Spoken Chinese




Basic Mandarin Chinese
Speaking and Listening Practice Book: A Workbook for Beginning Learners of Spoken Chinese

By  
Cornelius C. Kubler (Author)
Yang Wang (Author)

Tuttle, 2017
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    About this book

This comprehensive Mandarin workbook can be used with any textbook or on its own to dramatically enhance your Mandarin speaking and listening skills.
No matter what textbook you're using to learn Mandarin, it requires a lot of practice. Here is a wealth of effective activities and drills--plus over 16 hours of audio recordings--to help you improve your spoken Mandarin Chinese quickly and effectively.
This book follows the Basic Mandarin Chinese--Speaking & Listening textbook but works equally well with other coursebooks or on its own. The free disc contains hours of audio recording as well as printable PDF files providing hundreds of pages of extra practice exercises and activities.
Basic Mandarin Chinese--Speaking & Listening Practice Book includes hundreds of carefully designed activities to help you with every aspect of your speaking skills, including: Pronunciation exercises Vocabulary and Grammar summaries Substitution drills Transformation and Response drills Role Playing and Listening Comprehension Dictation exercises Translation exercisesThe accompanying disc contains: 16 hours of audio recordings by native Mandarin speakers Printable practice pages Printable exercises and activitiesAbout the Basic Mandarin Chinese series: Respected Chinese language educator Dr. Cornelius Kubler has taught Mandarin Chinese to diplomats, business people and students for several decades--using an effective learning system with two separate but integrated 'tracks' to help you learn the spoken and written forms of the language more efficiently and more successfully. The materials in this series have been acclaimed as a breakthrough in Mandarin Chinese language learning.
 
    About the author

Cornelius C. Kubler received his Ph.D. in linguistics from Cornell and is currently the Stanfield Professor of Asian Studies at Williams College. Since joining Williams, he has chaired the Department of Chinese and held visiting professor posts at Middlebury, National Taiwan Normal University, Chinese University of Hong Kong and other universities. He has authored many books and articles on Chinese pedagogy and linguistics, and served as a consultant for many Chinese language programs in the U.S. and abroad including orientation programs for Chinese language teachers arriving in the U.S. He has chaired the SAT Chinese exam Test Development Committee and recently completed a two-year stint as Co-Director of the Johns Hopkins Nanjing University Center for Chinese & American Studies in Nanjing, China.
Jerling Guo Kubler is a graduate of the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures of Soochow University in Taipei. Her experience in language education spans several decades and she has taught Chinese as a Second/Foreign Language all levels from pre-kindergarten to university level at institutions in the U.S. and Taiwan including Williams College, Eisenhower College and the Taipei Language Institute.
 
    Details
 
ISBN: 9780804847254
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Sizes: 254x190mm
Publication: 12/2017
Weight: 598g
Languages:
English



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