New PDF release: A New Text for Modern China (C & T Asian Language Series)

By Jui-Nien Liu, Irene Liu, Hsiao-Chi Li

ISBN-10: 0887273122

ISBN-13: 9780887273124

This set of 2 60-minute audio cassettes for a brand new textual content for contemporary China (an up-to-date and revised model of A chinese language textual content for a altering China) comprises essays and vocabulary lists recorded by means of local audio system of chinese language. during this third-year path for school and grownup newcomers of chinese language as a moment language, parts of a language guide booklet and an updated cultural reader are mixed into an cutting edge complete. all of the 5 devices within the textbook starts with an unique essay on issues appropriate to daily life and modern matters in China. each one essay is followed via 3 comparable newspaper or journal articles from chinese language courses. The analyzing fabric is by way of lists of latest vocabulary, inventory words, grammatical factors and workouts to enhance language studying. fabric is in conventional and simplified characters with pinyin. Grammar factors are in English.

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Based on questions ascertaining the month, year, and nature of all changes of employment status and/or job since December 1990, continuous employment/ activity histories from January 1991 to January/March 1998 were prepared. The analysis sample for any given month is limited to 18–59-year-old respondents with completed (or almost complete) schooling who are either in school, voluntary nonparticipants in the labor force, unemployed, engaged in an “other” activity (excluding those on maternity leave, in the military, retired, or currently self-employed), or employed in a nonagricultural job.

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