New Concept Chinese, a series of Chinese textbooks for adults, is suitable for both self-teaching and classroom teaching. Observing the principle of “making Chinese easier to learn”, this series presents practical, concise and interesting teaching materials and employs easy, flexible and effective teaching methods so that students and teachers could learn and teach Chinese in a convenient and effective way.
New Concept ChineseWorkbook 1 is composed of 40 lessons, each including vocabulary exercise, grammar exercise, communication exercise, character drills and task/activity, etc. It will effectively improve students’ comprehensive language skills in listening, speaking, reading, writing and translating.
Mr. Cui Yonghua is a researcher in Beijing Language and Culture University. He has been engaged in the field of Chinese teaching and research since 1981. His research focuses on Chinese grammar, Chinese language teaching and Chinese information processing, and his publications include Classroom Techniques for Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language, Teaching and Research of Chinese as a Foreign Language (a collection of academic papers) and some textbooks coauthored with others, such as Standard Chinese Course, Learning Chinese and Learn Chinese through Listening, Speaking and Watching. Mr. Cui has chaired and participate in many research projects, such as Radical Standards of GB13000.1 Character Set for the Purpose of Information Processing, and has written a number of academic papers, the representative ones being Syntactic and Semantic Issues Related to Commendatory and Derogatory Adjectives, An Attempt in Analyzing the Sentence Pattern “连……也……” and About the Methodology of TCFL as a Discipline, etc.