Classical Chinese for Modern Usage (volume 1)
This series provides basic knowledge of ancient Chinese for better use of current Chinese. The first volume has 16 lessons, each of which introduces the current usage of 3-4 ancient words or phrases, 2-4 grammar points to differentiate the ancient and current language usage, and two character radicals to improve the student’s ability in reading and writing characters and reading comprehension. Most of the texts are stories about idiomatic phrases and ancient fables, with vivid and interesting plots. Exercises are varied in forms, to cultivate the students’ feeling for ancient Chinese. Cultural knowledge and language points are also provided to lead students into a vast and wonderful land of Chinese culture. Integrating the learning of ancient language and current language, it is a series that boasts innovative design and vivid content.
Target Users: Chinese majors (foreign students) in the second grade; Non-native learners at the above HSK 6 level.