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iChinese - Book 1

Book 1



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

Cengage Learning, 2015
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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 courses.
The 2-level course book provides teachers with a comprehensive set of ready-to-use materials to prepare students for the IGCSE examination. 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 in the course books.

- 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 exam formats and full mock exam papers provided;
- Scaffolding: texts and exercises in different levels to cater to different needs;
- Four skills: balanced focus on reading, writing, listening and speaking;
- Assessment: guidance on assessment schemes with student sample essays;
 Culture: cultural comparison and reflection to facilitate intercultural appreciation.
    Table of content

Unit 1 Family
Lesson 1 我 About Me
Lesson 2 我的家人 My Family
Lesson 3 我的宠物 My Pet
Lesson 4 我的家 My Home

Unit 2 School
Lesson 1 我的学校 My School
Lesson 2 科目 Subjects
Lesson 3 课外活动 Extra-Curricular Activities
Lesson 4 学校生活 Life in School

Unit 3 Everyday Life
Lesson 1 我的一天 My Daily Routine
Lesson 2 交通工具 Modes of Transport
Lesson 3 我的邻居 My Neighbours
Lesson 4 我家周围的环境 My Neighbourhood

Unit 4 Personalities
Lesson 1 性格与长相 Personalities and Physcial Appearances
Lesson 2 人际关系 Interpersonal Relationships
Lesson 3 爱好 Hobbies

Unit 5 Eating Out
Lesson 1 食物和饮料 Food and Beverage
Lesson 2 外出就餐 Dining Out
Lesson 3 饮食文化 Food and Culture

1. Vocabulary Index
2. Listening Exercises: Tapescript and Answer Key
3. Marking Student's Work: Model Samples
4. Vocabulary List: IGCSE Mandarin Chinese, 0547
5. Mock Exam Paper and Answer Key: IGCSE Mandarin Chinese, 0547
6. Mock Exam Paper and Answer Key: IB Mandarin: Ab Initio
iChinese is the newest publication by Cengage Learning. The iChinese series will consist of 2 volumes, with listening materials downloadable online. Written according to the specification for IGCSE Mandarin and IB Mandarin: ab initio this book is a great choice for secondary school students taking these examinations. The exercises contained in the book are based on real exam formats, with mock exam papers at the end of the book. This textbook is notable for its intercultural appreciation and adoption of new teaching methodologies. 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.
ISBN: 9789814687195
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 280
Sizes: 295x210mm
Publication: 1/2015
Weight: 880g
English, Chinese

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