Contemporary Chinese is a textbook designed for those students who are learning Chinese. The ultimate goal of this book is to develop the student's ability to comprehend and communicate in the Chinese language. Specifically, it provides training in listening. speaking, reading, and writing Chinese.
Intended for English-speaking learners, these Chinese teaching materials are designed to develop the learners' ability to listen, speak, read and write, as well as the ability to communicate in social settings.
Text Book (Vols.1-4)：This consists of text. Vocabulary, notes, grammar, and cultural background. The texts, given in both simplified and unsimplified characters, also include pinyin and English translation.