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A New Text for a Modern China

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In this third-year textbook for college and adult learners of Chinese as a second language, elements of a language instruction book and an up-to-date cultural reader are combined into an innovative whole. Each of the five units begins with an original essay on topics relevant to everyday life and contemporary issues in China. Each essay is accompanied by three related news ...more
Paperback, 269 pages
Published January 1st 1998 by Cheng & Tsui
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Moises
Jul 10, 2012 rated it really liked it
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This is an excellent high-intermediate Chinese book. It is aimed at 3rd year college Chinese students.

All the texts and exercises are in both simplified and traditional Chinese. I found the texts short enough to keep my interest and not be overwhelming AND long enough to be substantive.

Also, the subject matter is both relevant and useful, although I imagine the current situation in China is somewhat dated by now (it was published in 1998).

The glossary in the back is also quite helpful (although
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