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Discover China Student's Books BLL149


Discover China is specially designed for young adult and adult learners and employs a communicative approach to language learning. Emphasis is placed on pair work, group work and on a variety of speaking and listening activities to help students become confident Chinese language speakers. Discover China gives students a comprehensive, integrated and systematic introduction to language.


Some of the Features of Discover China:

  • A communicative approach lets studentslearn by using the language in real-lifesituations, providing them with the tools theyneed to communicate in Chinese naturally
  • Language in context presents keyvocabulary and language points in situationswhere students will encounter them in real life
  • Structured, effective learning based on thesequence ‘presentation, practice andproduction’ has activities move from controlledpractice to personalized tasks, whichfacilitates effective learning of the language
  • Inductive grammar teaching encouragesstudents to discover the language rules ofChinese for themselves by identifying thepatterns in targeted language samples
  • Meaningful and integrated character writing practice through grouping characters with common radicals to give ‘clues’ to the meaning — these high frequency characters are presented within the context of the unit theme
  • Insights into Chinese culture with “Cultural Corner” sections in each unit, promoting a deeper understanding of this remarkable country and its language
  • Extra pair work activities for each unit, providing additional communicative speaking practice
  • Supported by abundant resources including workbooks, teacher’s books, assessment tasks, MP3 downloads and extra speaking activities – the support materials allow both teacher-guided learning in the classroom and self-teaching at a pace suited to the individual student

Components of Discover China Levels 1, 2, 3 and 4:

  • Comprehensive Student’s Book with regular review units, vocabulary extension activities, extra speaking practice and detailed grammar explanations
  • Audio CD of all dialogues, reading passages and pronunciation activities
  • Workbook + Audio CD to further develop students’ reading, writing and listening skills and enhance their grammar and vocabulary knowledge

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Paperback, Simplified Chinese characters with Pinyin and English, 105-125 pages, 11"x8.75", 2 CD
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