Titel: Pass Chinese - A Revision Book for Secondary School Chinese 2 (+MP3-CD) - 汉语过关 - 中学汉语学习与复习用书 (下册) (附一张MP3-CD)
Author / Editor: 陈琦 Carol Chen, 张曼彤 Amanda Zhang
ISBN: 978-7-301-17113-4, 9787301171134
Series: 汉语过关 - 中学汉语学习与复习用书 Pass Chinese - A Revision Book for Secondary School Chinese
Publisher: Peking University Press-北京大学出版社
Language: bilingual Chinese-English
Date of Publication: 2010.06
Number of pages: 253
Dimensions: 28.5 x 21 cm
Pass Chinese is a communicative Chinese course in two stages for Chinese learners in secondary schools.
- Target learners are candidates of GCSE/IGCSE, IB, SAT, AP and Australia Mandarin Exams who have approximately two years of Chinese learning experience.
- This book can be used: as a textbook; by students working alone or in groups; by students revising at home for exams
- Every topic is presented in an interesting way
- Explanations of grammatical rules are clear and simple
- Word lists are drawn from multiple exams and assist students with vocabulary learning and revision
- Key sentences highlight everything needed for exam success
- An accompanying MP3-CD makes learning simple and fun
The topics in Pass Chinese 1 are: personal life, travel and tourism, sport and leisure, etc. Pass Chinese 1 provides progression for students of different abilities. The topics in Pass Chinese 2 are: Education, Future Career and Training, Media and Modern Communication, Chinese Culture, Famous People, Youth Issues and Environmental Issues.
Pass Chinese is a communicative Chinese course in two stages for learners of Chinese as a foreign language in secondary schools. The author, like many colleagues, often laments over the scarcity of resources, especially revision books. Pass Chinese was written to meet the rapidly rising demand of those students and teachers.
An integrated syllabus
In order to provide a comprehensive coverage of most popularexams, such as GCSE/IGCSE, SAT, AP, IB, Australia Mandarin exams, etc., the author has taken note of their requirements in terms of topics, vocabulary list, different types of questions and grammar. Pass Chinese has everything the students need to achieve the levels and grades they want.
Rich international content, real world information and fun
Each topic is of high interest to students and provides insight into Chinese culture as well as other cultures. It also covers every aspect of life that teenagers experience and makes learning enjoyable and accessible.
Balance between communication approach and grammar-oriented approach
Interesting activities such as role-play, talking about pictures and conversaton prepare students for real world communication. Grammar is also introduced in a structured manner so that students gain a clear picture of how Chinese language works.
Clear and simple grammar reference
To avoid tedious and time-consuming explanations of grammatical terms and rules, comparisons of Chinese sentences with their English equivalents are listed so that students can explore how Chinese grammar works by themselves.
User-friendly vocabulary and key sentence section
Vocabulary and key sentences are drawn from multiple exams and clearly presented to promote a sound grasp of the language.
Textbook and self-study tool combined in one
This book can be used as a textbook, by students working alone or in groups and by students revising at home for exams. The answers to most exercises and listening scripts at the back of this book provide students with a comprehensive tool through all of the exercises whether they are in the classroom or studying on their own.
Multi-purpose teaching and learning activities
Most exercises are recorded on a CD and teachers can choose the activity according to students′ levels. For example, exercises in the speaking section can also be used for listening activities. Pictures can be used for writing as well as speaking.
A variety of reading, writing, listening and speaking exercises are designed to meet the need of each student. For example, there are exercises with Pinyin and without Pinyin.
School Life 17
Future Career Plans 39
Job Application and Interview 55
Work Experience and
Office Language 69
Public Services 83
中文 Chinese Language 141
名人 Famous People 155
Youth Issues 169
Environmental Issues 183