Ni Hao, 2nd Ed., Volume 2 Textbook (Traditional)

Ni Hao, 2nd Ed., Volume 2 Textbook (Traditional)

2nd Edition
by Shumang Fredlein, Paul Fredlein

Ni Hao Volume 2 is the second level of the Ni Hao series. The text uses Chinese characters extensively, accompanied by pinyin as a pronunciation guide. As the student becomes familiar with the characters and vocabulary, the pinyin is gradually omitted. Each chapter includes a variety of engaging activities to develop reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills. “Something to Know” sections explore relevant Chinese cultural, historical, and geographical topics, enriching cultural understanding and enhancing students' interest in learning the language.

Volume 2 introduces more than 440 words and phrases and 140 written characters. Chinese-English and English-Chinese appendices contain pinyin, English, and simplified and traditional character listings for words and expressions learned in the text. This textbook is in traditional characters.

FREE Software Download
A free download is available for the Ni Hao Language Lab Textbook Edition (Lab TE) software: download here. The software includes recordings of the pronunciation practice, dialogues and readings, vocabulary, and common phrases sections from each lesson in the textbook. Students can also record their own voice to compare pronunciation. To access this download you must go through the process as directed on screen and enter 9780887274855 as the ISBN when instructed. The software is available for Windows and MacOS X and in simplified characters only.


Cheng & Tsui
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8.5 x 11
Color Illustrations
About the Series

The Ni Hao textbooks feature a wide range of situational settings and vocabulary to encourage students to practice Chinese in everyday activities. Each lesson presents conversations as illustrated scripts that facilitate role-playing and help students put their communicative skills into action. Engaging additional sections clearly explain new vocabulary and language usage, character stroke order, and Chinese culture. Songs, rhymes, tongue twisters, cartoons, stories, and interesting features of Chinese characters tie the lessons together and make learning fun.

The Ni Hao series includes textbooks, workbooks, and teacher's handbooks as well as great supplements like audio CDs and games software.