This book is the listening course book matching Book 2 of Chinese Course (3rd Edition). It can also be used independently as a practice book of elementary listening.
Through studying Book 1, students have already grasped the basics of Chinese pronunciation and intonation. Therefore, Book 2 shifts the focus to listening comprehension. While training the comprehension of certain grammar points, it also begins to train students’ discourse and semantic comprehension. The book includes a total of 25 lessons, with a good variety of exercises. In addition to common exercises such as multiple-choice, true-or-false, and Q & A questions, there are also function-oriented exercises such as asking questions based on sentence stress, choosing appropriate answers, etc. To foster students’ Chinese communication ability, it also provides some material for self-directed learning.