Get to the heart of contemporary China with Reading into a New China, Volume 2! This is the third incarnation of the third-year reader formerly known as A New Text for a Modern China, complete with enhanced language learning tools and coverage of the exciting changes taking place in twenty-first-century China. It is ideally suited for students who want to understand China’s rapidly changing contemporary culture while perfecting their Chinese language skills.
Three features together make the book more unique than many advanced texts on the market: word frequency rankings for the HSK, vocabulary building skills and reading skills. This edition includes engaging new lessons on important contemporary issues such as the Internet, the environment, and divorce in China. Each lesson includes more usage and grammar examples, explained in clear English. Built-in exercises focus on strategies for effective reading; a new Vocabulary Building Skills exercise also helps students acquire vocabulary more efficiently. The book encourages students to comprehend written texts as organized, coherent works. Reading into a New China is the perfect tool for building reading comprehension and stylistic skills along with broad and deep cultural knowledge.
Purchase of the book includes access to online mp3 downloads that supplement the text with audio.