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Part II: Units 5-7 / Character Lessons 4-6

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Characters 4

4.0 Review
4.1 Set 1, with notes
4.2 Set 2, with notes
4.3 Set 3, with notes
4.4 Set 4, with notes
4.5 Traditional vs. simplified characters
4.6 名片 Míngpiàn
4.7 On the street #4

Lesson (PDF)

Stroke Order (PDF)

Unit 5

5.1 Tone contrasts
5.2 Or
5.3 At the beginning of class
5.4 Food (2)
5.5 Expanding the V + de construction
5.6 Talking to children
5.7 Music and musicians
5.8 Verbs of cognition
5.9 Destination
5.10 Purpose
5.11 In the past
5.12 And
5.13 Sports and scores
5.14 Dialogue: Who won?
5.15 Pronunciation
5.16 Summary
5.17 Rhymes and rhythms

Chapter (PDF)

5.1 Tone contrasts (MP3)

5.4.1 Ordering in a restaurant (MP3)

5.6 Talking to children (MP3)

5.7.2 Musical preferences (MP3)

5.14 Who won? (MP3)

5.15 Pronunciation (MP3)

Characters 5

5.0 Review
5.1 Set 1, with notes
5.2 Set 2, with notes
5.3 Set 3, with notes
5.4 Set 4, with notes
5.5 Traditional characters
5.6 Formal numbers
5.7 The five elements
5.8 On the street #5

Lesson (PDF)

Stroke Order (PDF)

Unit 6

6.1 Opposites
6.2 Describing people
6.3 Verb + guò ‘have you ever…’
6.4 When, before, after
6.5 When?
6.6 Places of work
6.7 Directions
6.8 The shì-de construction
6.9 Dialogue: Where are you from?
6.10 Calling Michael Jordan
6.11 Food (3)
6.12 Highlights
6.13 Rhymes and rhythms
Appendix: Chinese historical periods

Chapter (PDF)

6.3.5 Dialogues (MP3)

6.9 Where are you from? (MP3)

Characters 6

6.0 Review
6.1 Set 1, with notes
6.2 Set 2, with notes
6.3 Set 3, with notes
6.4 Set 4, with notes
6.5 A tale of filial piety
6.6 Traditional characters (reading)
6.7 Animal radicals
6.8 On the street #6

Lesson (PDF)

Stroke Order (PDF)

Unit 7

7.1 Verb combinations (1)
7.2 Connecting sentences
7.3 Speaking languages
7.4 Dialogue: Language abilities
7.5 Dialogue: Tea and coffee
7.6 Alone or with others; conveyances
7.7 Cái ’not until’
7.8 Duration
7.9 More le patterns
7.10 Weather
7.11 Dialogue: Talking about weather
7.12 Co-verbs (2)
7.13 A letter home
7.14 Pronunciation practice
7.15 Highlights
7.16 Rhymes and rhythms
Appendix: Question words

Chapter (PDF)

7.2.4 If… (MP3)

7.4 Language abilities (MP3)

7.5 Tea and coffee (MP3)

7.9.2 Enduring states (MP3)

7.11 Talking about weather (MP3)

7.13 A letter home (MP3)

7.14 Pronunciation practice (MP3)

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