Integrated Chinese™ (IC) is an acclaimed Mandarin Chinese language course that delivers a cohesive system of print and digital resources for highly effective teaching and learning.
First published in 1997 and now in its new 4th Edition, it has become the leading Chinese language textbook series in the United States and beyond. Through its holistic focus on the language skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing, IC teaches students the skills they need to function effectively in Chinese. Integrated Chinese is a four-volume series designed for two years of study at the college level.
Each volume consists of Textbook, Workbook, Character Workbook, Teacher’s Resources, streaming audio and video components. Volumes 1 and 2 preserves the popular core of the 3rd edition while adding more communicative activities and up-to-date realia. In Volumes 3 and 4, changes were made to ensure a more gradual transition between each level.