HOW FAR AWAY IS THE SUN VOL 2

HOW FAR AWAY IS THE SUN VOL 2

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Readings in Chinese Culture Series, Volume 2

How Far Away Is the Sun? is the second of a five-volume series of supplemental reading material that corresponds to five different levels of ACTFL proficiency guidelines. This collection of ten original essays is ideal for intermediate students in their first semester of second-year Chinese, or at the “Intermediate-Mid” level.

“How far away is the sun?” is a traditional philosophical conundrum most Chinese children can readily explain. With this reader, non-native learners of Chinese will understand this Confucian query as well as other challenging cultural questions, while solidifying their Chinese language skills.

How Far Away Is the Sun? satisfies the need for fun and interesting supplementary reading material for Chinese language learners.’ 

Each 500-700 character essay is printed in simplified and traditional characters on facing pages. A vocabulary list, related words and expressions, and an optional exercise section accompany each lesson. Pinyin versions of each essay can be found in the appendix.’ 

*AP is a registered trademark of the College Board, which was not involved in the production of, and does not endorse, this product.

SKU: 9780887275357 Language: Chinese Series: OTHER Volume: N/A Edition: N/A Categories: ,

About the Author

Weijia Huang is a Lecturer of Chinese language at Boston University with a BA in Chinese Language and Literature and MA in History of Chinese Language with a research field in Chinese Paleography. He is also a columnist for the magazine of The World of Chinese.

Qun Ao is an Associate Professor of Chinese language at the United States Military Academy, West Point. She received Ph.D. in Foreign Language Education with a Major in Second Language Acquisition and Linguistics. She is certified a Tester and Trainer by the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages for assessing students in Oral Proficiency Interview for US Academia and Government sectors.

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