This is a set of conversation textbooks following the task-based teaching ideas. Being objective-oriented and task-based in communication, it combines the topics, functions and culture, so as to artistically integrate the form and meaning. It is suitable for total beginners of Chinese language and can be used by students of short-term or long-term training programs.
Volume 2 includes 10 units, having topics such as weather, health, study, asking for directions, travelling, means of transportation, Chinese food, date, etc. Each unit includes several objectives of the tasks and helps learners to achieve language acquisition when carrying out the tasks.
It provides the English translation, full-color illustrations and pictures of the real objects. There is a recording CD in addition.
Mao Yue is the Vice Director of the College of Intensive Chinese Training, Beijing Language and Culture University. She was one of the writers of a number of Chinese textbooks, including An Intensive Chinese Course, Short-Term Listening Chinese, Very Good— Spoken Chinese for Beginners, and Say It Now—A Complete Handbook of Spoken Chinese.