Bridging language and culture

Culture has often played an important part in language development. In order to acquire a deeper understanding of a language, it is helpful to know the cultural context. This collection aims to provide that link - in a light-hearted and reader-friendly way.
  • Connect: Stories Behind Idioms 1 QUICK VIEW Connect: Stories Behind Idioms 1 $8.90

    Connect: Stories Behind Idioms 1

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    This series of two books features a total of 100 idioms, all of which have a story behind them. These stories will make the learning of idioms easier and more interesting,...
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  • Connect: Stories Behind Idioms 2 QUICK VIEW Connect: Stories Behind Idioms 2 $8.90

    Connect: Stories Behind Idioms 2

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    This series of two books features a total of 100 idioms, all of which have a story behind them. These stories will make the learning of idioms easier and more interesting,...
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  • Connect: Amazing Western Culture QUICK VIEW Connect: Amazing Western Culture $8.90

    Connect: Amazing Western Culture

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    Enter a world containing strange, unearthly creatures, as well as animals and ordinary household things to gain an insight into Western beliefs and values. An understanding of Western culture will,...
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  • What You Should Know About Chinese Culture 1 QUICK VIEW What You Should Know About Chinese Culture 1 $8.90

    What You Should Know About Chinese Culture 1

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    What You Should Know About Chinese Culture, a generously illustrated series written in English, is intended to help non-native speakers of Chinese gain a deeper understanding of traditional Chinese ideas...
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  • What You Should Know About Chinese Culture 2 QUICK VIEW What You Should Know About Chinese Culture 2 $8.90

    What You Should Know About Chinese Culture 2

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    What You Should Know About Chinese Culture, a generously illustrated series written in English, is intended to help non-native speakers of Chinese gain a deeper understanding of traditional Chinese ideas...
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  • Connect: Chinese Characters Alive 1 QUICK VIEW Connect: Chinese Characters Alive 1 $8.90

    Connect: Chinese Characters Alive 1

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    This light-hearted and highly illustrated series of two books presents 128 common Chinese characters and their cultural context. These characters are all radicals. Most of them can be used on...
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  • Connect: Chinese Characters Alive 2 QUICK VIEW Connect: Chinese Characters Alive 2 $8.90

    Connect: Chinese Characters Alive 2

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    This light-hearted and highly illustrated series of two books presents 128 common Chinese characters and their cultural context. These characters are all radicals. Most of them can be used on...
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  • 成语背后的故事1 (Stories Behind Chinese Idioms 1) QUICK VIEW 成语背后的故事1 (Stories Behind Chinese Idioms 1) $7.90 $6.90 SALE

    成语背后的故事1 (Stories Behind Chinese Idioms 1)

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    不少成语的背后都有一个故事。这些故事主要来自历史上的真人真事,例如毛遂自荐。有些成语来自寓言,例如塞翁失马。还有一些成语在故事里的意思,跟现在的意思已经不同了,例如水落石出。了解成语背后的故事,对成语的认识、欣赏或使用,都是很有帮助的。本书通过有趣的彩图、精简的文字,轻松地让学习者学习成语背后的故事。 每本书收了48个成语。每个单元提供: 成语的意思 如何用这个成语 相关的同义或反义成语 成语背后的故事 Each book in this highly illustrated series features 48 Chinese idioms, all of which have a story behind them. Knowing these stories will help...
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  • 成语背后的故事2 (Stories Behind Chinese Idioms 2) QUICK VIEW 成语背后的故事2 (Stories Behind Chinese Idioms 2) $7.90 $6.90 SALE

    成语背后的故事2 (Stories Behind Chinese Idioms 2)

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    不少成语的背后都有一个故事。这些故事主要来自历史上的真人真事,例如毛遂自荐。有些成语来自寓言,例如塞翁失马。还有一些成语在故事里的意思,跟现在的意思已经不同了,例如水落石出。了解成语背后的故事,对成语的认识、欣赏或使用,都是很有帮助的。本书通过有趣的彩图、精简的文字,轻松地让学习者学习成语背后的故事。 每本书收了48个成语。每个单元提供: 成语的意思 如何用这个成语 相关的同义或反义成语 成语背后的故事 Each book in this highly illustrated series features 48 Chinese idioms, all of which have a story behind them. Knowing these stories will help...
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