GO! Chinese Textbook Level 500 (Simplified Chinese Character)

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The 8-level program is divided into two series: Beginner and Intermediate. The Beginner Series (Go100 – 400) provides a solid foundation for continued study of the Intermediate Series (Go500 – 800). The Beginner Series equips students with vocabulary and common expressions for everyday interactions in Chinese, while the Intermediate Series places more emphasis on cultural comparison, self-expression and opinion exchange. Each level includes a student text, a workbook, and a companion CD-ROM. Complimentary instructors’ resources are available online.  

Intermediate Series: Go500 – Go800 

  •  Develops students’ four language skills while imparting cultural knowledge through the assimilation of cultural information in each topic

  • Incorporates topics relevant to students’ everyday lives such as family, school, community, friends, personal interests, sports and festive activities;

  • Integrates a wide variety of communicative activities such as role play, interview, and games to allow students to practice using the language in meaningful contexts;

  • The companion CD-ROM features audio recordings of the reading passages, word games, quizzes, and Chinese typing exercises to improve students’ listening, pronunciation, pinyin, and word recognition;

  • Students will acquire approximately 1000 Chinese characters and 2400 common phrases upon completion of the Beginner and Intermediate series.

Table of Contents : 

Lesson 1    My Name  我的名字

Lesson 2    My Classmates  我的同学

Lesson 3    My Friends  我的朋友

Lesson 4    My Favorite Books  我爱看的书

Lesson 5    Let's Go to the Market  我们去买菜

Lesson 6    Who Does the Housework  谁来做家务

Lesson 7    Safety in the Kitchen  厨房安全

Lesson 8    My School  我的学校

Lesson 9    Lunar New Year  中国新年

Lesson 10   Interesting Chinese Characters  有趣的中国字

Vocabulary  Index


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