Titel: Good & Easy Daily Chinese - Advanced (+ 1 CD-ROM) - 好用生活汉语（提高篇） (+ 1 CD-ROM)
Author / Editor: 吴晓明 Wu Xiaoming，师玉梅 Shi Yumei，成瑶 Cheng Yao, 杨帆 Yang Fan
ISBN: 978-7-303-15665-8, 9787303156658
Series: 好用生活汉语 Good & Easy Daily Chinese
Publisher: Beijing Normal University Press - 北京师范大学出版社
Language: bilingual Chinese-English
Date of Publication: 2013.07
Number of pages: 245
Dimensions: 26 x 18.5 cm
What are these two books for?
Useful Daily Chinese (Elementary) is edited for Chinese beginners to practice their oral Chinese. After you complete the 12 functional topics, you can master 391 basic new words, 52 elementary sentences, 490 useful words and 222 handy sentences altogether.
Useful Daily Chinese (Advanced) is the extension of the Useful Daily Chinese (Elementary), which is for the student who have achieved an intermediate level of oral Chinese. You can better master these 12 functional topics, 573 basic words, 57 sentences, 568 useful words and 268 useful sentences after learning this book. Cultural knowledge and nouns related to different topics are also added to every lesson.
Why is this book beneficial?
All the example sentences and vocabulary words provided model real daily conversations as used in modern China.
2. Easy to learn
There are 12 topics in each book, and all of them teach you how to speak and sound like a native. You can choose to learn different sentences and words when needed. All the words and sentences in every lesson are written in Chinese and English, and we add pinyin as well. Recordings are provided for you to further master the tones and pronunciations of these sentences and vocabulary. These two books will not only enable you to perfect your oral Chinese, but are also designed for you to learn it on your own.
The books also categorize useful phrases and words after every lesson so that you can locate the word/phrase you need quickly. In the elementary book, you will find pronunciation exercises, which summarize the difficulties of Chinese pronunciation for learners of various mother tongues. In the advanced textbook, we also include related cultural knowledge to help you to comprehend Chinese culture and to actually get to know China. This approach will help you improve your cultural interaction skills in assimilating the culture.
Both books contain an abundance of up-to-date words and expressions that are used in modern China.
The texts and exercises are unique and helpful for improving your listening, speaking, reading and writing skills. Vivid and interesting illustrations help you understand the context where specific words and phrases are used.