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Setting the Stage for Chinese.

Setting the Stage for Chinese

Yuanchao Meng

Cheng & Tsui Company

25 West Street, Boston, MA 02111-1213

9780887275296, $19.95

Setting the Stage for Chinese: Plays and Performances for Grade K-6 is a compilation of bilingual plays ideal for helping young students learn basic Chinese. The lines for each play are written English, simplified characters, and pinyin romanization; many of the stories recount fables. Designed to introduce students to Chinese culture as well as the language, Setting the Stage for Chinese is a superb "hands-on" supplement highly recommended for any beginning or intermediate-level Chinese-language classroom, regardless of the age of the students.
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Date:Nov 1, 2007
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