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ERIC Number: ED014701
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1964
Pages: 1
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INTERMEDIATE CHINESE. YALE LINGUISTIC SERIES, 7.
DE FRANCIS, JOHN; TENG, CHIA-YEE
THIS TEXT IS THE SECOND IN A SERIES OF THREE CLOSELY INTEGRATED VOLUMES FOR TEACHING SPOKEN CHINESE TO SPEAKERS OF ENGLISH AT THE HIGH SCHOOL OR COLLEGE LEVEL. THE TWENTY DIALOGS WHICH FORM THE CORE MATERIAL OF THIS BOOK WERE FIRST RECORDED AND THEN TRANSCRIBED AND EDITED IN PINYIN ROMANIZATION. THUS, THESE CONVERSATIONS ABOUT EVERYDAY TOPICS ARE IN AN AUTHENTIC CONVERSATIONAL STYLE. THE BOOK IS ORGANIZED INTO FOUR UNITS OF SIX LESSONS EACH. THE SIXTH LESSON IS A REVIEW OF THE MATERIAL IN THE PRECEEDING LESSONS AND CONSISTS OF VARIOUS DRILLS. ALL THE MAIN LESSONS INCLUDE (IN PINYIN ROMANIZATION)--(1) A DIALOG, (2) SENTENCES WITH NEW WORDS AND GRAMMAR, (3) REVIEW SENTENCES, (4) A MONOLOGUE, AND (5) QUESTIONS. THE DIALOGS AND SENTENCES ARE ALSO GIVEN IN ENGLISH. BRIEF GRAMMATICAL NOTES IN ENGLISH ACCOMPANY EACH LESSON. AS IN THE BEGINNING TEXT, TAPE RECORDINGS AND A "CHARACTER TEXT" SUPPLEMENT THIS VOLUME. THE TAPE RECORDINGS AND A BRIEF TEACHER'S MANUAL ARE AVAILABLE FROM THE INSTITUTE OF FAR EASTERN STUDIES, SETON HALL UNIVERSITY, SOUTH ORANGE, N.J. THIS TEXT ITSELF IS AVAILABLE FOR $6.00 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.
Identifiers: Pinyin (Language)