New Concept Chinese, a series of
Chinese textbooks for adults, is suitable for both self-teaching and classroom
teaching. Observing the principle of “making Chinese easier to learn”, this
series presents practical, concise and interesting teaching materials and
employs easy, flexible and effective teaching methods so that students and
teachers can learn and teach Chinese in a convenient and effective way.
New Concept ChineseWorkbook 4 is composed of 20 lessons, each including vocabulary
exercises, grammar exercises, listening exercises, exercises on Chinese
characters, communicative exercise and textual exercise, etc. It will effectively
improve students’ comprehensive language skills in listening, speaking,
reading, writing and translating.
Cui Yonghua is a researcher in Beijing Language and Culture University. He has
been engaged in the field of Chinese teaching and research since 1981. His
research focuses on Chinese grammar, Chinese language teaching and Chinese
information processing, and his publications include Classroom Techniques for Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language, Teaching and Research of Chinese as a
Foreign Language (a collection of academic papers) and some textbooks
coauthored with others, such as Standard
Chinese Course, Learning Chinese and Learn Chinese through Listening,
Speaking and Watching. Mr. Cui has chaired and participated in many
research projects, such as Radical
Standards of GB13000.1 Character Set for the Purpose of Information Processing,
and has written a number of academic papers, the representative ones being Syntactic and Semantic Issues Related to
Commendatory and Derogatory Adjectives, An
Attempt in Analyzing the Sentence Pattern “连……也……” and About the Methodology of TCFL as a Discipline, etc.