Learn Chinese with Mike Absolute Beginner Coursebook Seasons 1 & 2

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9781444198577: Learn Chinese with Mike Absolute Beginner Coursebook Seasons 1 & 2

Why Chinese with Mike?
Chinese with Mike is 100% new and breaks with traditional Chinese curricula. Mike's humour, mixed with his logical, step-by-step approach shields learners from the unnecessary complexities of Mandarin Chinese. Through a blend of 60 short, highly addictive video lessons on DVD, a Coursebook and audio, you'll acquire essential Chinese with confidence. More importantly, you get a little one-on-one time with Mike, as he makes learning Chinese ridiculously easy-and fun!

What will I learn?

Thisis a solid foundation course that teaches you how to speak Chinese and also understand how the language fits together.

Season 1
This covers pinyin, the four tones and writing system using Simplified Chinese characters, common words, phrases and typical conversations. In no time you'll be able to talk about yourself, your family, your friends, your job, your home, your dogs and cats.

Season 2
If Season 2 wasn't included in the book, you wouldn't be able to tell people you can speak Chinese, you like to play basketball, or you want to eat beef fried rice. More importantly, you wouldn't even know how to ask permission to use the bathroom! Without Season 2 you wouldn't get very far in life.

Why will learning Chinese be a breeze?

· Mike builds confidence through his logical step-by-step design of the course
· Mike explains pronunciation with clear, familiar examples
· Mike adds interesting facts about the intricacies of language
· Mike includes lots of cultural tidbits
· Mike recognizes and explains thoroughly troublesome areas
· Mike uses native speakers to help you with listening and speaking

What do I get when I learn Chinese with Mike?
-256 pages of addictive learning material
-60 videos on DVD
-Audio on MP3 CD-ROM

Addictive learning
Mike Laoshi (Teacher Mike) will astound you with his unparalleled ability to make learning Mandarin Chinese fun and easy. Be warned, his teaching style is highly addictive, so if you have a family, career or social life, you may want to put those on hold for a little while.

"It is definitely new, and it definitely works."
-Dr. Licheng Gu, Program Director, African & Asian Languages, Northwestern University

Chinese with Mike is suitable for classroom, self-study or home schooling.

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"Like a rockstar teacher. Excellent for beginners. Entertaining, too!"
--Socialmandarin.com

"The coolest Chinese teacher out there. Totally rad!"
--Confusedlaowai.com

My name is Mike Laoshi (Teacher Mike). I must warn you that my teaching style is highly addictive, so if you have a family, career or social life, you may want to put those on hold for a little while.

Why Chinese with Mike?
Chinese with Mike is 100% new and breaks with traditional Chinese curricula. Using my witty sense of humor, mixed with a logical, step-by-step approach, I shield learners from the unnecessary complexities of Chinese. Through a blend of 60 short, highly addictive video lessons, a coursebook and audio, I'll teach you essential Chinese in no time. More importantly, you get a little one-on-one action with ME, as I make learning Chinese ridiculously easy--and fun!

What will I learn?
Season 1: Covers pinyin, the four tones and writing system, common words, phrases, and typical conversations. In no time you'll be able to talk about yourself, your family, your friends, your job, your home, your dogs and cats. Think I'm lying? Check the Table of Contents.
Season 2: If I didn't include Season 2 in the book, you wouldn't be able to tell people you can speak Chinese, you like to play basketball, or you want to eat beef fried rice. More importantly, you wouldn't even know how to ask permission to use the bathroom! Trust me, without Season 2 you wouldn't get very far in life.

What do I get?

  • 60 videos on DVD
  • Audio on MP3 CD-ROM
  • 272 pages of addictive learning material

Chinese with Mike instruction books are suitable for self-study, as a supplement to classroom study or home schooling.

About the Author:

Mike started his teaching life as an English instructor in Taiwan. He went on to gain his Chinese Teaching Certificate from the Confucius Institute. He has since held posts teaching and developing course materials at the University of Chicago and Prairie State College. He currently teaches Mandarin Chinese at Joliet Junior College in Illinois. He's also a regular contributor at language teaching conferences. His other classroom is his garage at home where he shoots his addictive video lessons. From here a teaching phenomenon has grown to reach thousands of online fans around the world and winning him serious academic praise along the way.

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