Title Mandarin B for the IB Diploma, 2/e
Author Yan Burch
ISBN 9781510446588
List price GBP 36.00
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Binding Paperback
No of pages 360
Book size 216 x 279 mm
Publishing year 2019
Original publisher Hodder Education
Published in India by .
Exclusive distributors Viva Books Private Limited
Sales territory India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Nepal, .
Status New Arrival
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Develop competent communicators who can demonstrate a sound conceptual understanding of the language with a flexible course that ensures thorough coverage of the updated Mandarin B Guide and is designed to meet the needs of all IB students at Standard and Higher Level.


  • Empower students to communicate confidently by exploring the five prescribed themes through authentic texts and skills practice at the right level, delivered in clear learning pathways.
  • Ensure students are able to produce coherent written texts and deliver proficient presentations with grammar and vocabulary introduced in context and in relation to appropriate spoken and written registers
  • Improve receptive skills with authentic written texts, audio recordings spoken at a natural pace, and carefully crafted reading and listening tasks.
  • Promote global citizenship, intercultural understanding and an appreciation of Chinese cultures through a wide range of text types and cultural material from around the world.
  • Deliver effective practice with a range of structured tasks within each unit that build reading, listening, speaking and writing skills.
  • Establish meaningful links to TOK and CAS, and identify learner profile attributes in action.

Simplified Chinese characters used throughout.             





About the Author:

Yan Burch is Head of Mandarin and in charge of Oriental Studies at Cheltenham Ladies’ College. She is an experienced Mandarin teacher and examiner. She contributed to Edexcel Chinese for A2 (Hodder Education) and is active in developing and promoting Chinese language and culture in schools.


Target Audience:

This book is suitable for students of IB Diploma and learners with an elementary knowledge of Chinese or those that have studied Chinese for one to two years.


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