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East Asian Bookshelf is an online database of Chinese, Japanese and Korean language learning materials. Through the submission of language materials by teachers and publishers of CJK, EABookshelf aims to make finding quality language learning materials easier for teachers and students alike.
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Integrated Korean Workbook: Beginning 1, 2nd Edition

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Author: Mary Shin Kim, Mee-Jeong Park, Joowon Shu
Publisher: University of Hawaii Press (2010)
Binding: Paperback, 224 pages
Summary:
This workbook accompanies the thoroughly revised edition of Integrated Korean: Beginning 1, the first volume of the best-selling series developed collaboratively by leading classroom teachers and linguists of Korean. All series’ volumes have been developed in accordance with performance-based principles and methodology—contextualization, learner-centeredness, use of authentic materials, usage-orientedness, balance between skill getting and skill using, and integration of speaking, listening, reading, writing, and culture. Grammar points are systematically introduced in simple but adequate explanations and abundant examples and exercises. Each situation/topic-based lesson of the main texts consists of model dialogues, narration, new words and expressions, vocabulary notes, culture, grammar, usage, and English translation of dialogues. In response to comments from hundreds of students and instructors of the first edition, this new edition features a more attractive two-color design with all new photos and drawings and an additional lesson and vocabulary exercises. Lessons are now organized into two main sections, each containing a conversational text (with its own vocabulary list) and a reading passage. The accompanying workbook, newly written, provides students with extensive skill-using activities based on the skills learned in the main text.
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Integrated Chinese: Level 1, Part 1 (Traditional & Simplified Character) Character Workbook

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Author: Jeffrey J. Hayden, Yaohua Shi, Xiaojun Wang, Nyan-ping Bi, Liangyan Ge, Yea-fen Chen, Yuehua Liu, Tao-chung Yao
Publisher: Cheng & Tsui (2004)
Binding: Paperback, 176 pages
Summary:
The Character Workbooks are designed to help the student learn Chinese characters in their correct stroke order. In the Level 1 workbooks, stroke order for each new character is displayed, along with its pinyin pronunciation and English translation. Character boxes allow students to practice writing the characters. The Level 2 Character workbook, in addition to stroke order, presents example sentences to illustrate word usage in context. The Level 2 Character workbook includes both simplified and traditional character forms. Four useful appendices are included in the Level 2 Character workbook: A list of proper nouns and measure words; an English-Chinese glossary that includes all vocabulary in Levels 1 and 2; a Chinese character index that lists all characters appearing in Levels 1 and 2; and the simplified-form example sentences that appear in traditional characters throughout the bookÂ’s text.
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Japanese: The Spoken Language, Part 1 Textbook

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Author: Mari Noda, Eleanor Harz Jorden
Publisher: Yale University Press (1987)
Binding: Paperback, 371 pages
Summary:
"Part 1 of Japanese: The Spoken Language teaches modern spoken Japanese through drills and functional exchanges. Each lesson is divided into three sections. The first two sections contain core conversations and their English equivalents (single exchanges between two people), and a “breakdown” of the dialogue with supplementary vocabulary, miscellaneous notes, structural patterns, drills, and application exercises. The last section in the lesson focuses on listening comprehension and review. The textbook also includes an English-Japanese, Japanese-English glossary. The series is entirely romanized. Upon completion of Part 1, students will be able to converse in Japanese at a basic level. "
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