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SOAS Language Centre

Chinese Textbooks for Scheduled Courses

Course materials are not included in the course fee and can be purchased from the SOAS bookshop bookshop@soas.ac.uk

This information is correct at the time of compiling. SOAS reserves the right to make amendments where necessary. (August 2013)

See the range of Chinese language courses and activities at SOAS Language Centre

CourseTermMaterialsBook/CDAuthorPublisher
Introduction to Mandarin1,2Materials and texts to be prepared by Teacher   
Chinese Beginners1Chinese in Steps Volume 1Book and CDs Cypress Books Ltd
Chinese Beginners2Chinese in Steps Volumes 1 and 2Book and CDs Cypress Books Ltd
Chinese Beginners3Chinese in Steps Volume 2 and 3Book and CDs Cypress Books Ltd
      
Chinese Beginners all(recommended) Pocket Chinese Dictionary Book Oxford University Press
      
Lower Intermediate1Chinese in Steps Volume 3Book and CDs Cypress Books Ltd
Lower Intermediate2Chinese in Steps Volume 3 and 4Book and CDs Cypress Books Ltd
Lower Intermediate3Chinese in Steps Volume 4Book and CDs Cypress Books Ltd
      
Lower Intermediateall(recommended) Pocket Chinese DictionaryBook Oxford University Press
      
Upper IntermediateallA Trip to China: An Intermediate Reader of Modern Chinese (Revised Edition) 2 books (audio material available on-line during your course)Chih-p'ing Chou, Der-lin Chao & Chen Gao

ISBN: 9780691153094

Princeton University Press

CourseTermMaterialsBook/CDAuthorPublisher
Advanced1An Introduction to Chinese Newspapers Reading  Supplied by SOAS LC
Advanced2Supplementary materials provided by SOAS  Supplied by SOAS LC
Advanced3Supplementary materials provided by SOAS  Supplied by SOAS LC
      
Mandarin for Cantonese Speakers1A New Course in Mandarin Chinese - ElementaryBook and CD  San Lian Publications
Mandarin for Cantonese Speakers2A New Course in Mandarin Chinese - ElementaryBook and CD San Lian Publications 
Mandarin for Cantonese Speakers3A New Course in Mandarin Chinese - Elementary Book and CD San Lian Publications 
CourseTermMaterialsBook/CDAuthorPublisher
Beginners Cantonese1SOAS Language Centre materialsBook and CD supplied by SOAS LC
Beginners Cantonese2SOAS Language Centre materialsBook supplied by SOAS LC
Beginners Cantonese3SOAS Language Centre materialsBook supplied by SOAS LC
Beginners CantoneseAll(recommended) English-Cantonese DictionaryBook Chinese University of Hong Kong
CourseTermMaterialsBook/CDAuthorPublisher
Survival Chinese (1 wk)Easter/ SummerChinese for Everyone (pinyin)Pinyin book and CD supplied by SOAS LC
Survival Chinese (2 wk p/t)Easter/ SummerChinese for Everyone (pinyin)Pinyin book and CD supplied by SOAS LC 
      
Intensive Chinese (Stage I 2 wk)Easter/ SummerChinese in Steps Volume ICharacter book and CD Cypress Books Ltd 
Intensive Chinese (Stage II 2 wk)Easter/ SummerChinese in Steps Volume IICharacter book and CD Cypress Books Ltd