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ERIC Number: ED014700
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966
Pages: 1
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BEGINNING CHINESE READER, PART I. YALE LINGUISTIC SERIES.
DE FRANCIS, JOHN; AND OTHERS
THIS READER, ALONG WITH "BEGINNING CHINESE READER, PART II," IS CLOSELY INTEGRATED WITH THE SETON HALL UNIVERSITY TEXTS FOR SPOKEN AND WRITTEN CHINESE, "BEGINNING CHINESE" AND "CHARACTER TEXT FOR BEGINNING CHINESE." OF THE 400 CHARACTERS IN THESE TWO READERS, ALL BUT 33 HAVE BEEN PRESENTED TO THE STUDENT IN "BEGINNING CHINESE" AND "CHARACTER TEXT." DIALOGS AND NARRATIVES COMPRISE THE BULK OF THE EXERCISES BUT SOME ADDITIONAL MATERIAL HAS BEEN INCLUDED FROM ACTUAL PUBLICATIONS IN CHINESE. THE CLEAR, LARGE SIZE CHARACTERS ARE INTRODUCED WITH TABLES INDICATING THE SEQUENCE OF STROKES USED IN THEIR FORMATION. UNIQUE FEATURES OF THIS READER INCLUDE THE EMPHASIS ON COMPOUNDS AND THEIR EXTENSIVE USE IN VARIOUS TYPES OF EXERCISES. ALL COMPOUNDS APPEAR IN ILLUSTRATIVE SENTENCES ACCOMPANIED BY ENGLISH TRANSLATIONS, IN DIALOGS AS A MEANS OF AUDIO-LINGUAL REINFORCEMENT, AND IN NARRATIVE OR EXPOSITORY FORM. FLASH CARDS HAVE BEEN PREPARED TO AID IN MEMORIZING INDIVIDUAL CHARACTERS AND SPECIAL COMBINATIONS. ALSO AVAILABLE ARE TAPE RECORDINGS OF THE SENTENCES AND CONNECTED TEXT. THESE AUDIOVISUAL AIDS ARE AVAILABLE FROM THE INSTITUTE OF FAR EASTERN STUDIES, SETON HALL UNIVERSITY, SOUTH ORANGE, N.J. THIS VOLUME ITSELF IS AVAILABLE FOR $2.75 FROM THE YALE UNIVERSITY PRESS, NEW HAVEN, CONN. 06511. (JD)
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Authoring Institution: Yale Univ., New Haven, CT.; Seton Hall Univ., South Orange, NJ.
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