Intermediate Chinese Reader, Part I by John Defrancis

Intermediate Chinese Reader, Part I

byJohn Defrancis

Paperback | September 10, 1967

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The general approach in writing this text is the same as that in Beginning Chinese Reader.  It is discussed in some detail in the introduction to that work.  Salient features include:
1) Selection of characters on the basis of frequency;
2) Provision of a large number of compounds and a large amount of reading matter relative to the number of characters;
3) Inclusion of dialogue material in order to provide students with audiolingual support of what they read;
4) Close correlation with Beginning Chinese, Advanced Chinese, and the character versions of these two texts.
The present volume contains 400 characters, some 2,500 compounds, and about 200,000 characters of running text.

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Title:Intermediate Chinese Reader, Part IFormat:PaperbackDimensions:740 pages, 10.25 × 7.25 × 0.68 inPublished:September 10, 1967Language:English

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ISBN - 10:0300000650

ISBN - 13:9780300000658

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All the material introduced in this book is presented according to a carefully worked-out schedule repition. Each combination is used at least once each in the illustrative sentences, dialogues, and narratives, and occurs once again for review purposes in the Unit-final lesson. All the 1,250 compounds introduced in Beginning Chinese Reader are reviewed at least once in the present text.