|About the Book|
First volume of the latest 2-volume textbook designed to help foreign students decode a Chinese newspaper from its language and cultural-literary context. The author selected articles and samples with various styles from Mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and overseas Chinese communities. Unlike other readers or Chinese newspaper collection books, this textbook will introduce the history of Chinese newspapers as well as its general content, characteristics and genres. Another feature is that the books has a practical design and pedagogical points such as warming up to the topic, genre and style analysis, intensive, extensive and speedy reading, Chinese newspaper expression patterns and grammatical explanations, brief dictionary and idiomatic expressions, and discussion and rewriting, etc.