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iChinese - Book 2

Book 2



Chen DRAPER 李琛 (Author)
Victor Siye BAO 鲍思治 (Author)
Angela Xinghua WU 吴星华 (Author)

Cengage Learning, 2016
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    About this book

iChinese 《爱汉语》 is developed by a team of three Chinese language teachers with extensive firsthand experience in preparing their students for the IGCSE Mandarin: Foreign Language and IB Mandarin: Ab Initio examinations.

The 2-level course book provides teachers with a comprehensive set of ready-to-use materials, including vocabulary lists, model student essays and notes on marking schemes. Themes and vocabulary adhere to the IGCSE and IB Ab Initio syllabi. Exercises are presented in actual examination formats and full mock examination papers are provided.

IGCSE & IB: designed specifically for IGCSE Mandarin: Foreign Language, and IB Mandarin: Ab Initio;
Themes & Vocabulary: full coverage of IGCSE and IB syllabi;
Exam prep: exercises in actual examination formats and full mock examination papers provided;
Scaffolding: texts and exercises set at different levels to cater to different needs;
Four skills: balanced focus on reading, writing, listening and speaking;
Assessment: notes on marking schemes with model student essays;
Culture: cultural comparison and reflection to facilitate intercultural appreciation;
Audio clips (in MP3 format) for listening comprehension practice available online at www.cengagechinese.com/ichinese. (available online from September 2015).
    Table of content

Unit 6 Health and Fitness
Lesson 1 身体 The Body
Lesson 2 生病 Falling Sick
Lesson 3 看病 Seeing a Doctor

Unit 7 Holidays
Lesson 1 周末 Weekends
Lesson 2 节假日 Festivals and Holidays
Lesson 3 寒暑假 The Winter and Summer Breaks

Unit 8 Hometown
Lesson 1 天气 Weather
Lesson 2 衣服 Clothing
Lesson 3 买东西 Shopping
Lesson 5 问路 Asking for Directions
Lesson 6 旅行 Travelling
Lesson 7 著名景点 Places of interest

Unit 9 Future Plans
Lesson 1 继续教育 Further Education
Lesson 2 培训 Training
Lesson 3 未来职业规划 Future Career Plans
Lesson 4 受聘 Employment
Lesson 5 做义工 Volunteering

Unit 10 Life in Other Countries
Lesson 1 中国文化 The Chinese Culture
Lesson 2 习俗 Customs
Lesson 3 文化差异 Cultural Differences
Lesson 4 名人/名流 Celebrities

A. IGCSE Vocabulary List
B. Mock Exam Papers
Geared to students preparing for the IGCSE Mandarin: Foreign Language and IB Mandarin: ab initio examinations, this book is complete with reading materials, themes, vocabulary lists, and exercises involving four language skills. The iChinese series consists of 2 volumes, with listening materials downloadable online. It is notable for tasks which help students raise intercultural awareness and learn to appreciate a culture different from theirs. Exercises using authentic materials focus on the use of all four skills, making this textbook a comprehensive and engaging guide to developing Chinese language skills at secondary school level. More importantly, iChinese Book 2 comes with full mock exam papers and answer keys for IGCSE Mandarin and IB Mandarin: ab initio, based on real exam formats.
ISBN: 9789814687201
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 250
Sizes: 295x210mm
Publication: 1/2016
Weight: 880g
English, Chinese

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