Titel: Easy Chinese – Speak OutⅠ (+ 1 MP3-CD) - 易捷汉语•实用会话（简装版）上册（附1张MP3）
Author / Editor: 邵力敏 Shao Limin, 刘彤 Liu Tong (主编/Hsg./main editor)
ISBN: 978-7-5619-2957-5, 9787561929575
Series: 易捷汉语 Easy Chinese
Publisher: Beijing Language and Culture University Press-北京语言大学出版社
Language: bilingual Chinese-English
Date of Publication: 2011.03
Number of pages: 138
Dimensions: 20.3 x 14.0 x 0.8 cm
Easy Chinese Series is intended for learners not studying in school. In the title of this product, the word “Easy” says it all: this is an easy and practical Chinese course helping learners to get achievement fast.
Easy Chinese Series contains two parts: Understanding Chinese is produced for non-Chinese who are interested in Chinese and Chinese culture, and wish to communicate with Chinese people. Speak Out is produced for learners who have little time, but have to use basic Chinese in their daily work or life.
Easy Chinese Series can be used not only as study material, but also as an emergency reference while living, studying, working or travelling in China.
There are no complicated grammatical explanations or teaching of strokes of characters and stroke orders in this textbook. The main purpose of this textbook is to offer beginners to the Chinese language a practical means to learn fundamental Chinese, the cultural dos and don’ts, and differences between Western and Chinese cultures. In teaching fundamental Chinese, this textbook presents useful expressions and idioms for real-life situations, which will allow learners to learn practical Chinese quickly and effectively.
Some contents of the books:
Table Manners, Expressing Wants & Intentions, Expressing Time, Expressing Duration, Buying Tickets, Making a Phone Call, Seeing a Doctor, Buying Medicine, Asking Proper Questions, Answering Embarrassing Questions, Talking about the Weather ,Giving Presents, Bidding Farewell, Refusing an Invitation, Complaining, Best Wishes, …
Speak Out 1:
Going through the Customs, Claiming Luggage, Looking for a Washroom, Taking a Taxi, Changing Money, Reserving a Room, Checking in at a Hotel, Visiting Someone, Doing Laundry, Paying the Bill, Asking for Directions, Means of Transportation, Sending a Fax or an Express Mail, At a Post Office, Ordering Dishes, …
Speak Out 2:
Shopping, Grocery Shopping, Bargaining, Returns and Complaints, Asking for Leave, Visiting a Patient, Travelling, Going to Karaoke, Surfing the Internet, Going to a Bar, Extending Celebrations, Getting Together, Celebrating a Festival ….
This product is fit for students with a Chinese learning experience of 3~6 months. They have learned the basics of Chinese pronunciation and acquired a certain number of Chinese words.
It gives priority to the practicability of language learning, thus rapidly enhancing students’ Chinese speaking skills in real life.
The situational conversations are based on the most common real-life situations to help foreigners get familiarized with China’s social environment.
It not only serves as a Chinese textbook, but also as an emergency Chinese speaking guidebook for foreigners, who live, study, work or travel in China.
The accompanying DVD and MP3 help improve the effectiveness of learning. The former provides explanations by the anchorpersons as well as conversations in real-life situations; the latter provides standard Chinese at slow and regular speeds.