Reading Into a New China: Deciphering a Changing Society (Vol. 2, 2nd edition) illustrates the latest social and cultural shift in Chinese society. The ten lessons introduce most trendy topics such as family, economy development, internet, etc.. It is an ideal teaching material for advanced Chinese reading and writing courses.
This textbook presents lots of colourful photographs reflecting the life nowadays in China. The full-colour design can easily attract the learners and boost their motivation of learning Chinese. In this book, the author emphasizes the training of reading strategies and language acquisition techniques, such as outlining main ideas of a text, summarising paragraphs and texts, critical reading skills and so on. In addition, this book presents discussion topics related to current social issues in order to train speaking and presentation skills. Communicative activities are designed to enable the students to apply their language skills into practice.