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Step Up with Chinese

(2nd Edition)

成长

(第二版)

Step Up with Chinese

is an innovative, standards-based

Chinese textbook series for students in junior and senior

high schools who have little or no Chinese background.

Highly learner-friendly and task-centered,

Step Up

develops

all four language skills while incorporating the ACTFL 5Cs.

Students will learn all the necessary material to engage

others in meaningful communication and gain a better

understanding of the Chinese culture. This second edition

features updated content, new images, and an additional

vocabulary index that facilitates Chinese word search via

English keywords.

This three-level series will cover three to four years of

instruction at the secondary school level. Each level includes

a Textbook, a Workbook and a Teacher’s Guide. Each

Textbook offers ten themed lessons. The accompanying

Workbook features a wide variety of different types of

exercises to enhance students’ proficiency in all four

language skills.

Step Up

makes an excellent course material

for high school students as well as highly-motivated middle

school students who have had little or no prior exposure to

the Chinese language.

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COMPANION

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Key Features

Includes topics relevant to secondary students’ everyday

experience

Breaks down lesson into manageable chunks to help

students progress from “bite-size” stages to more lengthy

and complex tasks

Spiraling design helps students build upon existing

knowledge and facilitates the gradual mastery of skills

Offers a variety of communicative classroom activities to

help students achieve target language goals

Interweaves Chinese cultural information into the texts,

visuals and activities

Reinforces language learning by making connections to

other content areas

MIDDLE

AND

HIGH SCHOOLS

初 和 高 中 中

Carol Chen-Lin

陈少元

, Choate Rosemary Hall

Janice Dowd

陶洁琳

, Teaneck Public Schools

Lucy Lee

竹露茜

, Livingston High School, New Jersey

Dali Tan

谭大立

, Northern Virginia Community College

Beijing Language and Culture University

北京语言大学

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NEW

Forthcoming