Harvest is a four-skill intermediate Chinese program that integrates the teaching of the Chinese language and culture. It draws students into the study of Chinese through its stimulating and contemporary readings, authentic language use, content-based materials, engaging and meaningful activities.
Harvest is compiled from selected works of Jia You! (1st Ed) Volumes 1 and 2. Designed to be covered in one academic year, Harvest offers 6 units or 12 chapters covering a wide variety of cultural topics - School, Family, Food, Sports, Festivals, Customs, Travel, Famous People, History, Literature and Arts. Ideal for AP* Chinese or equivalent intermediate-level courses, the 2nd edition Harvest textbook has full-color layouts, new and updated content. The Harvest textbook is offered in Simplified Characters and paperback edition only.
Workbook and FREE MP3 audio downloads
The Harvest Workbook, sold separately, offers 12 sets of simulated tests modeled after the AP* Chinese exam format. Each simulated test follows the chapter theme and tests students on their reading, writing, listening and speaking skills, as well as their cultural knowledge. The 2nd edition Workbook does not include audio CDs. Instead, students can get instant access to the audio program from the all-new Harvest Book Companion Website.
Book Companion Website (http://harvest2e.cengageasia.com)
Students may play the audio files online or take the MP3 files with them to listen on-the-go. Instructors can register to gain FREE access to the audio program and supplementary instructor resources which include teaching tips, expanded notes, supplementary cultural information, and answer keys to exercises in both the Textbook and Workbook.
* Advanced Placement and AP are registered trademarks of the College Board, which was not involved in the production of, and does not endorse, this product.
Table of Contents:
Unit 1: School and Family 学校与家庭
Lesson 1: Chinese is Fun! 我爱学中文
Lesson 2: My Father, Laoshe 儿子眼中的父亲
Unit 2: Food and Sports 饮食与运动
Lesson 3: The Beijing Teahouse 北京的茶馆
Lesson 4: Shaolin Kungfu 少林功夫
Unit 3: Festivals and Customs 节日与风俗
Lesson 5: Celebrating Chinese New Year 过年
Lesson 6: Moon Festival 中秋节
Unit 4: Travel and Society 旅游与社会
Lesson 7: Planning a Trip to China 我要去中国旅游
Lesson 8: Moving into a Modern Apartment 搬家手记
Unit 5: Famous People and History 名人与历史
Lesson 9: Who Was Confucius? 孔子是谁？
Lesson 10: China Highlights 我知道中国的历史和文化
Unit 6: Literature and Arts 文学与艺术
Lesson 11: "To Borrow Arrows with Thatched Boats" 草船借箭
Lesson 12: Chinese Papercutting 中国剪纸