This six-volume series is a comprehensive learning material that focuses on spoken language in the first three volumes and written language in the latter three volumes. Volume One aims to strengthen daily conversation and applications; Volume Two contains short essays as supplementary readings; Volume Three introduces beginning-level written language and discourse, in addition to extended dialogues. Volume Four uses discourse to solidify the learner’s written language and ability in reading authentic materials; Volumes Five and Six are arranged in topics such as society, technology, economics, politics, culture, and environment to help the learner expand their language utilisations in different domains.
Each volume includes a textbook, a student workbook, and a teacher’s manual. In addition, Volume One and Two include a practice book for characters.
Level of Students
A Course in Contemporary Chinese 《當代中文課程》 is suitable for learners of Chinese in Taiwan, as well as for high school or college level Chinese language courses overseas. Volumes One to Six cover levels A1 to C1 in the CEFR, or Novice to Superior levels in ACTFL Guidelines
The series adopts communicative language teaching and task-based learning to boost the learner’s Chinese ability. Each lesson has learning objectives and self-evaluation to give the learner a clear record of tasks completed. Lessons are authentic daily situations to help the learner learn in natural contexts. Lexical items and syntactic structures are presented and explained in functional, not structural, perspectives. Syntactic, i.e. grammatical, explanation includes functions, structures, pragmatics, and drills to guide the learner to proper usage. Classroom activities have specific learning objectives, activities, or tasks to help fortify learning while having fun. The “Bits of Chinese Culture” section of the lesson has authentic photographs to give the learner a deeper look at local Taiwanese culture. Online access provides supplementary materials for teachers & students.
國立臺灣師範大學國語教學中心國立臺灣師範大學國語教學中心成立於1956年，隸屬於國立臺灣師範大學，是臺灣歷史最悠久、規模最完備、教學最有成效的華語文教學機構。學員來自全世界各地，許多漢學界知名學者及政經界名人都曾在此就讀，在國際間享譽盛名。The Mandarin Training Center (MTC) at NTNUThe Mandarin Training Center (MTC) is founded in 1956. The MTC, a subsidiary of National Taiwan Normal University (NTNU), is the largest and oldest institution dedicated to teaching Chinese as a second language in Taiwan. The center has well-equipped facilities and is internationally renowned for its high teaching quality. MTC’s students come from all over the world, and many renowned sinology scholars and important figures in the politics and financial are its alumni.作者相關著作：《當代中文課程教師手冊1》、《當代中文課程作業本2》、《當代中文課程漢字練習簿 2》、《當代中文課程教師手冊2》