A Series of Conversational Chinese
Aimed at developing the learner’s communication skills, and taking the language structure, function and culture as the essential part, this series chooses the commonly used words, phrases, sentence patterns and provides a wealth of exercises to enhance the students’ feeling for the oral communication in Chinese, and to improve their ability to express themselves in fluent Chinese.
Basic Conversational Chinese
There are altogether 32 lessons. The first 16 lessons provide basic pronunciation training and simple conversation practice, and the other 16 review and consolidate what has been learned, helping students to develop basic oral communication skills.
Daily Conversational Chinese
There are altogether 16 lessons. The first 8 lessons feature “situation”, providing opportunities to practice daily communicative language in simulated real-life situations. The other 8 lessons feature “topic”, helping the students to develop basic oral communication skills through talking about topics.
Conversational Chinese for Travellers
There are altogether 16 lessons divided into two parts. Through talking about the historical, cultural and scenic spots in China, students practice expressing themselves in complete pieces of language with certain coherence.
Thematic Conversational Chinese
There are altogether 16 lessons for practicing talking on topics. The first eight lessons include the hot topics in Chinese society and culture; and the other eight provide topics concerning contemporary development of Chinese society and economy.
Conversational Chinese for Discussion
Conversational Chinese for Discussion contains 18 lessons, each of which begins with an interesting story, then proceeds to the multi-angle discussion of the story.