Chinese Language Acquisition & Vialogues: Archival Resources
The following are an assortment of Laura’s initial archival gems for our Chinese language acquisition project.
–A performance guide for contemporary Chinese art songs from Taiwan.
–1916 Chinese student club at TC.
-We may also have a collection of Chinese curriculum materials, I’ll have to take a peek, but I’m pretty sure we have them in the archives
–You can write Chinese / by Kurt Wiese (This is from 1946, we can digitize selections if we put together something like an mSchool course)
–Chinese writing : an introduction / by Diane Wolff ; calligraphy by Jeanette Chien ; photos., collection of C. C. Wang (see above)
–Chinese grammar made easy [electronic resource] : a practical and effective guide for teachers : [dui wai Han yu yu yan dian jiao xue 150 li] / Jianhua Bai.
–Tuttle Chinese for kids flash cards. Volume 1
–Ispeak Chinese Mandarin [electronic resource] : the ultimate audio + visual phrasebook for your iPod / Alex Chapin and Jin Zhang.
–Get talking Chinese : Mandarin Chinese for beginners / [written by Elinor Greenwood]
–Intermediate Chinese [electronic resource] : a grammar and workbook / Yip Po-ching and Don Rimmington, with [assistance by] Zhang Xiaoming and Rachel Henson
–Tell it like it is! : natural Chinese for advanced learners / Jianqi Wang
–The Chinese language and how to learn it a manual for beginners (Digitized 1921 book from HathiTrust)
–The Oxford Chinese dictionary English-Chinese – Chinese English = [Niujin Ying Han, Han Ying ci dian]
–Mandarin primer [electronic resource] / by Yuen Ren Chao (audio primer from the Smithsonian)
-Chinese [electronic resource] : a guide to the spoken language / War Department. (A language guide for soldiers from 1943, also a phrase book from the same)
–A beginner’s English-Chinese vocabulary (hilarious 1938 tome from Yale, one of the first examples is “his father beat him”)
–Chinese without a teacher being a collection of easy and useful sentences in the Mandarin dialect, with a vocabulary (1922, seems aimed at tourists)