Mandarin Express

Intermediate Level B

Student's Book

About This Book

Congratulations on starting this book, the final stop in the Mandarin Express series. The essence of learning Mandarin is right here!

This book features a nice collection of Chinese famous texts, including poetries, essays, novels, and etc., which are presented according to four basic themes, covering a time span of almost 4000 years, from 2100 BCE to 1950s CE. The selections include must-read classical Chinese texts and highly influential modern vernacular texts. Students participate in looking for the social and political background of authors and in searching for more supplementary materials.

At the end of this book, the students get a real grasp of Chinese as a means of carrying historical events and thoughts forward till today, and participate in important debates which have shaped China as it is now. 


ISBN: 978-988-13831-7-4
Author: Zhang Xuehong
Edition: 2nd Edition
Publication time: 2015
Pages: 142


Book Aims

  • Expand knowledge through authentic Chinese texts
  • Discuss cultural phenomena spaning through Chinese history
  • Get involved in searching additional materials
Stage: Acculturation
Duration: 120 class hours

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