Armchair Newspaper Reader-Chinese Newspaper Extensive Reading Course (Intermediate, I , II)
Edited by Zhu Jianzhong
The textbooks collect 130 articles published on mainstream newspapers in China from 2001 to 2005, which feature rich subjects, diverse styles, and reasonable difficulty, focusing on both the knowledge and updateness of the news, allowing the learners to have an extensive understanding of Chinese society while learning the language. 1) The exercises adopt several forms and are designed on the basis of the content, structure and required reading skills of the texts. 2) The textbooks are compiled for sophomore foreign students and for other Chinese learners of intermediate level as well. 3) The two-volume books include 39 lessons (18 lessons and 62 lessons for Volume One, 21 lessons and 65 lessons for Volume Two), can be used as textbooks or supporting teaching material or reading material after school.