AUTHORS: Xu/Chen/Wang/Zhu - ©2008
JIA YOU! CHINESE FOR THE GLOBAL COMMUNITY is a full-year program for intermediate students of (Mandarin) Chinese. It is designed for college students in second-year Chinese as a foreign language program and senior high school students taking the AP Chinese Language and Culture Exam. The program aims to equip the students both linguistically and culturally to communicate successfully in Chinese within and beyond the school setting. It provides a practical, interactive and engaging language-learning experience for students, as well as an efficient and comprehensive teaching resource for instructors. JIA YOU! encompasses 10 units and is divided into two volumes. Each unit addresses a specific theme of contemporary or historical Chinese culture with two lessons designed around the theme. Each lesson consists of Chinese texts, content-based presentations of vocabulary, grammar, common expressions, and exercises. The complete program includes the textbooks, Workbooks, Audio CDs, Video on DVD and a companion website.