Mandarin B for the IB Diploma Second Edition

Mandarin B for the IB Diploma Second Edition

Exam board: International Baccalaureate Level: IB Diploma Subject: Mandarin First teaching: September 2018 First exams: Summer 2020 Develop competent communicators who can demonstrate a sound conceptual understanding of the language with a flexible course that ensures thorough coverage of the updated Mandarin B Guide and is designed to meet the needs of all IB students at Standard and Higher Level. - Empower students to communicate confidently by exploring the five prescribed themes through authentic texts and skills practice at the right level, delivered in clear learning pathways. - Ensure students are able to produce coherent written texts and deliver proficient presentations with grammar and vocabulary introduced in context and in relation to appropriate spoken and written registers. - Improve receptive skills with authentic written texts, audio recordings spoken at a natural pace, and carefully crafted reading and listening tasks. - Promote global citizenship, intercultural understanding and an appreciation of Chinese cultures through a wide range of text types and cultural material from around the world. - Deliver effective practice with a range of structured tasks within each unit that build reading, listening, speaking and writing skills. - Establish meaningful links to TOK and CAS, and identify learner profile attributes in Simplified Chinese characters used throughout The audio for the Student Book is FREE to download from www.hoddereducation.com/ibextras

Tuttle English-Chinese Dictionary

Tuttle English-Chinese Dictionary

This is an extensive and user–friendly Chinese–English dictionary. The Tuttle English–Chinese Dictionary is the only English–Chinese dictionary specifically designed for English speakers who are learning the Chinese language. It provides comprehensive, accurate and up–to–date definitions for over 40,000 words, phrases and idioms, including the latest vocabulary for business, technology, sport and the media. Concise definitions are given for each word and phrase shortening the time it takes to learn Chinese. About 10,000 example sentences with Chinese translation are provided for commonly used words, to illustrate their usage and develop effective communication skills in Chinese. These sentences are idiomatic and relevant to aspects of daily life in China today. Pinyin romanized forms are given for all Chinese words and phrases so the reader can pronounce them with ease and accuracy A concise guide to Chinese characters, pronunciation, tones and grammar along with lists of common character components and measure words are found at the front of the dictionary, while Chinese personal and place names are listed at the back. Comprehensive and accurate with 40,000 words, phrases and idioms. The only English–Chinese dictionary designed for English speakers. Pinyin romanizations are given for al Chinese words and phrases. Includes 10,000 example sentences to help develop communications skills.

A Handbook for Analyzing Chinese Characters

A Handbook for Analyzing Chinese Characters

With the fast growth of Chinese economy, the number of people learning Chinese language is increasing rapidly throughout the world. A Handbook for Analyzing Chinese Characters is intended to help those studying Chinese as a second language. It includes 5073 most frequently used Chinese characters in reading and writing. To help learners identify the most important to the least important characters, the 5073 characters are grouped into five different usage levels. Besides, they are formed with pictographic characters, self-indicative characters, compound ideographic characters and radical phonetic characters according to their structures. Each character is described with the property of the character and clarified by an illustrative sentence.Zhifang Ren is a professor of English at China Medical University. He has previously written a book titled A Handbook of Analyzing English Vocabulary published in China. This is his second literary endeavor involving ten years of painstaking research and compilation.

Dictionary of the Political Thought of the People's Republic of China

Dictionary of the Political Thought of the People's Republic of China

Far more than a simple glossary, this unique resource provides a detailed lexicography of political and social life in China today, and deepens our understanding of the last twenty years of enormous change in the People's Republic. Each of the 1,600 entries (1) is rendered in Chinese characters; (2) is alphabetized according to pinyin, the Chinese phonetic alphabet; (3) is translated into English; and (4) is explained in terms of the situation in which it first appeared and how its meaning shifted over time. In addition to the main body of definitions and annotations, there are three appendices, abbreviations, a name index, and a bibliography.

Management of Cancer with Chinese Medicine

Management of Cancer with Chinese Medicine

Integration of Chinese medicine in a cancer treatment strategy offers major advantages in dealing with commonly seen complications of the disease and in combating the side-effects of treatment by conventional medicine methods such as surgery, radiotherapy and chemotherapy. This new reference is the first comprehensive book in English on the Chinese medicine approach to cancer management, written by a highly respected TCM oncology specialist. Drawing on the author's wide experience in one of Beijing's leading hospitals, Management of Cancer with Chinese Medicine provides a unique insight into the Chinese approach to treating cancer, emphasizing the roles played by acupuncture, herbal medicine, Qigong therapy and diet therapy in strengthening the body and acting synergistically with conventional medicine to radically improve the quality of life of cancer patients. Presents the author's wide-ranging experience in the integration of Chinese and conventional medicine to achieve the most effective cancer treatment strategy. Designed for TCM practitioners to consult in their daily practice working either in an alternative or conventional medicine environment. Provides a comprehensive discussion of the role of Chinese medicine in post-operative management and in reducing the main side-effects of radiotherapy and chemotherapy. Explains the application of Chinese medicine in the management of the main complications of cancer such as pain, fever and bleeding. Gives the etiology, pathology, and full pattern identification for each condition, with herbal medicine and acupuncture treatment indicated for each pattern. Features carefully selected clinical experiences and case studies of 16 other eminent Chinese doctors to place Professor Li's approach in perspective and broaden the information available to practitioners. Includes chapters on diet therapy and Qigong, both of which can be practiced by patients at home.