Encounters I: [Text + Workbook]: A Cognitive Approach to Advanced Chinese

Encounters I: [Text + Workbook]: A Cognitive Approach to Advanced Chinese

Paperback Chinese in Context Language Learning

By (author) Jennifer Li-Chia Liu

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  • Publisher: Indiana University Press
  • Format: Paperback | 680 pages
  • Dimensions: 211mm x 282mm x 36mm | 1,497g
  • Publication date: 1 February 2010
  • Publication City/Country: Bloomington, IN
  • ISBN 10: 0253221013
  • ISBN 13: 9780253221018
  • Edition statement: Workbook
  • Sales rank: 778,248

Product description

"Encounters" is the advanced-level Chinese text series to accompany the popular Interactions and Connections textbooks. "Encounters" carries over methods and themes developed in the beginning and intermediate texts, with greater emphasis on reading comprehension and real-world texts. The advanced series is divided into four parts, organized by theme: Life and Entertainment; Media and Education; Social Realities; and, World, Politics, and Economics. "Encounters" offers advanced learners a complete set of tools to improve their language skills and enhance their understanding of Chinese culture and society. "Encounters I" consists of text and workbook for Lessons 1-10, and "Encounters II" consists of text and workbook for Lessons 11-20.

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Jennifer Li-chia Liu is Associate Professor of East Asian Languages and Cultures and Director of the Center for Chinese Language Pedagogy at Indiana University Bloomington. She also directs the IU Chinese Language Flagship Program, part of the National Security Education Program of the U.S. Department of Defense.

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Praise for Interactions I & II: "By far the best first-year textbooks available." Sabina Knight, Smith College "Practical and lively without neglecting the structure and the writing system. The workbook is especially interesting and helpful." Chauncey C. Chu, University of Florida