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  • Encounters: Chinese Language and Culture

    Encounters is a ground-breaking Chinese language instructional program for English speakers. Reflecting years of international collaboration between Yale University Press and China International Publishing Group, Encounters is a fully integrated multimedia program for beginner-level Chinese that immerses students in the sounds of Mandarin Chinese while simultaneously exposing them to the sights and culture of China.

  • French in Action: A Beginning Course in Language and Culture: The Capretz Method, Third Edition

    Since it was first published, French in Action has been widely recognized in the field as a model for video-based foreign language instruction, and the new edition updates the text and workbook for today's students.

  • Russian Full Circle:
    A First Year Russian Textbook

    Russian Full Circle offers a concise but thorough introduction to Russian grammar, foundational vocabulary, and communicative strategies in ten lessons with loose thematic orientations. The accompanying web site, yalebooks.com/RussianFullCircle offers a myriad of activities, supplemental materials, images, links.