Business Chinese Today - Reading & Writing - Beginner,
1st Edition

Kiat Hock Koh, Hong Zhi Peng

ISBN-13: 9789814336932
Copyright 2011 | Published
176 pages | List Price: USD $18.90

Business Chinese Today is a three-level, six-title series developed to meet the learning needs of both working adults and mature students who are seeking to develop their fluency in business Chinese. This series is authored by Dr Koh Hock Kiat, director of the Confucius Institute at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore; and Dr Peng Zhihong, assistant director at the same institute. Both Dr Koh and Dr Hong have extensive experience in offering business Chinese courses and are very aware of the learning needs of this group of students. Business Chinese Today aims to equip learners with the essential skills (listening, speaking, reading and writing) for effective communication in Chinese business settings.


Lesson 1 My Family and I 我和我家

Lesson 2 Happy Birthday 生日快乐

Lesson 3 School Holidays 学校假期

Lesson 4 A Day in My Life 我的一天

Lesson 5 Operating Hours 营业时间

Lesson 6 Eating Fruits 品尝水果

Lesson 7 The Singapore Currency 新加坡货币

Lesson 8 My Apartment 我的公寓

Lesson 9 Singapore on the Map 地图上的新加坡

Lesson 10 Average Temperature and the Four Seasons 平均气温和四季

Lesson 11 Meeting for the First Time 初次见面

Lesson 12 Lunch for Office Workers 上班族的午餐

Lesson 13 Hobbies 业余爱好

Lesson 14 Clearing Spam Mails 清除垃圾邮件

Lesson 15 Hotel Business Centres 酒店商务中心

Lesson 16 Missing an Appointment 因故失约

Lesson 17 Office Equipment and their Changes 变化中的办公设备

Lesson 18 Comparing Goods 货比三家

Lesson 19 Reserving Hotel Rooms Online 网上预定酒店

Lesson 20 Taxi and Charges 德士与收费

Lesson 21 Writing a Leave Application Note 书面请假

Lesson 22 The Golden Weeks in China 中国的黄金周

Lesson 23 Singapore Food Festival 新加坡美食节

Lesson 24 Common Questions in Job Interviews 面试常见问题

Lesson 25 Looking for Conference Venues 找会议场地

Appendix Vocabulary Index 词汇总表

  • Kiat Hock Koh

    Dr. Koh Hock Kiat Affiliation: Director, Confucius Institute at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

  • Hong Zhi Peng

    Affiliation: Assistant Director, Confucius Institute at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

  • Business Chinese course designed to quickly raise Chinese language proficiency

  • Modular system caters for learners of different levels with different skills

  • Developed by the experienced teaching team at the Confucius Institute, NTU

  • Extensive coverage of modern business related topics

  • Reading passages based on real-life business/work scenarios

  • Introduce commonly used business/work related vocabulary

  • Vocabulary section with pinyin and English meanings to aid learning

  • Listening, speaking, reading and writing exercises designed to develop language fluency

  • Audio CDs for each level provide listening practice

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