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Chinese Link: Beginning Chinese, Simplified Character Version, Level 1/Part 2, 2nd edition

  • Suemei Wu
  • Yueming Yu
  • Yanhui Zhang
  • Weizhong Tian

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Chinese Link, 2e provides a practical, learner-centered and enjoyable language and cultural learning experience for beginning students of Chinese, as well as an efficient and comprehensive teaching resource for instructors.


This best-selling text takes care to introduce and explain grammar points clearly and systematically, yet not in a fashion that would be overwhelming to beginners. In keeping with the communicative focus of the text, grammar points are related to communicative task-oriented content. The textbook presents both traditional (complex) and simplified versions of Chinese characters, since learners will encounter both forms during their course of study or in travel abroad.  Photographs and drawings make the text vivid and eye-catching, and to provide visual cues to aid in communicative exercises and activities. And the Video Program to accompany the “Language in Use” sections enhances the in-text dialogues by presenting them in authentic settings. 

Table of contents

Lesson 12    Making requests

Lesson 13    Shopping

Lesson 14    Ages & Invitations

Lesson 15    Location & Position

Lesson 16    Hobbies & Sports

Lesson 17    Weather & Seasons

Lesson 18    Travel & Transportation

Lesson 19    Seeing a doctor

Lesson 20    Moving in

Lesson 21    Future plans

Lesson 22    Giving examples

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Published by Pearson (February 18th 2010) - Copyright © 2011