The content for this audio-visual textbook was compiled from 240 episodes of China’s first cartoon TV sitcom, „Happy Stuff“, a show that has been well-received by TV viewers and internet users alike. The series was named on of the best Chinese cartoons by the State Bureau of Radio and Television.
The series was named on of the best Chinese cartoons by the State Bureau of Radio and Television.
The series depicts the life of a pair of twins, a brother and a sister, in the hutongs (alleys) of Beijing, reflecting the concepts of family, friendship and love that are special to modern China.
The distinct characters, lively and interesting plot, snappy and humorous dialogue, as well as excellent production values and dramatization all let the students relax and enjoy themselves while learning about what it means to live in China today.
There are three volumes for this textbook; every volume has a DVD and a slowed-down MP3 recording and a selection of ten intensive viewing episodes plus five extensive viewing episodes appropriate for intermediate level learners of Chinese. The teaching materials are characterized by:
1. A reasonable length of about 9 minutes per episode that makes the video a highly suitable Chinese language audio-visual oral study aid.
2. A combination of classic and contemporary dialogue that offers the students a realistic, authentic language environment in which to better grasp the essence of oral Chinese, allowing them to get a feel for the language and providing an opportunity to improve their listening comprehension in real-life scenarios.
3. Detailed explanations of language points along with a wide-variety of exercises and questions concentrating on oral expression practice that serve as a rich teaching resource suitable for both classroom instruction and self-study.
In short, this unique audio-visual teaching resource blends cultural, scientific and thought-provoking content, making it the ideal choice for students studying authentic oral Chinese and contemporary Chinese culture.
《快乐中国人:中高级汉语视听说教程1》视听材料选自动画情景喜剧《快乐东西》，该片深受观众和网民喜爱，并被国家广电总局评为中国最优秀动画片。该片描 写北京胡同中一对双胞胎兄妹的家庭生活，充分表现了当下中国人特有的亲情、友情、爱情等观念。故事人物个性鲜明，情节生动有趣，语言鲜活幽默，动画制作精 良，表现夸张，可使学习者在轻松的气氛中掌握汉语、体会中国文化。