Chinese Link, 2e provides a practical, learner-centered and enjoyable language and cultural learning experience for beginning students of Chinese, as well as an efficient and comprehensive teaching resource for instructors.This best-selling text takes care to introduce and explain grammar points clearly and systematically, yet not in a fashion that would be overwhelming to beginners. In keeping with the communicative focus of the text, grammar points are related to communicative task-oriented content. The textbook presents both traditional (complex) and simplified versions of Chinese characters, since learners will encounter both forms during their course of study or in travel abroad. Photographs and drawings make the text vivid and eye-catching, and to provide visual cues to aid in communicative exercises and activities. And the Video Program to accompany the Language in Use? sections enhances the in-text dialogues by presenting them in authentic settings. Table of Contents Lesson 12/Making requests Lesson,13/Shopping Lesson 14 Ages & Invitations, Lesson 15/Location & Position, Lesson 16/Hobbies & Sports, Lesson 17/Weather & Seasons, Lesson 18/Travel & Transportation, Lesson 19/Seeing a doctor, Lesson 20/Moving in, Lesson 21/Future plans, Lesson 22/Giving examples.