The Series of Specialized Chinese Textbooks for Foreigners Studying in China is designed for foreigners with elementary Chinese proficiency studying Science, Western Medicine, Business, Traditional Chinese Medicine and other relevant academic subjects in China. It aims to teach the foreigners skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing necessary for their study in the above-mentioned academic fields and have them master the basic vocabulary, word formation, expressions and sentence patterns to prepare them for the coming college education.
Chemistry Handbook is a small dictionary in the series of “Chinese for Science and Technology”. It can either be used accompanying the textbook of Chemistry or used independently. It covers more than 500 major knowledge points of the basic chemical principles, elementary chemistry, organic chemistry, chemical experiments, chemical calculations and other aspects, from which 821 terms, 221 frequently-used chemical symbols and 51 common Chinese expressions used in the chemistry class are collected, to help international students solve the difficulties encountered when studying chemistry in Chinese and thus cross the language barrier.
Qin Xue is a teacher in School of Science, Tianjin University.