Harvest is a four-skill intermediate Chinese program that integrates the teaching of the Chinese language and culture. It draws students into the study of Chinese through its stimulating and contemporary readings, authentic language use, content-based materials, engaging and meaningful activities. Harvest is compiled from selected works of Jia You! (1st Ed) Volumes 1 and 2. Designed to be covered in one academic year, Harvest offers 6 units or 12 chapters covering a wide variety of cultural topics - School, Family, Food, Sports, Festivals, Customs, Travel, Famous People, History, Literature and Arts. Ideal for AP* Chinese or equivalent intermediate-level courses, the 2nd edition Harvest textbook has full-color layouts, new and updated content. The Harvest textbook is offered in Simplified Characters and paperback edition only. Workbook and FREE MP3 audio downloads The Harvest Workbook, sold separately, offers 12 sets of simulated tests modeled after the AP* Chinese exam format. Each simulated test follows the chapter theme and tests students on their reading, writing, listening and speaking skills, as well as their cultural knowledge. The 2nd edition Workbook does not include audio CDs. Instead, students can get instant access to the audio program from the all-new Harvest Book Companion Website. Book Companion Website (http://harvest2e.cengageasia.com) Students may play the audio files online or take the MP3 files with them to listen on-the-go. Instructors can register to gain FREE access to the audio program and supplementary instructor resources which include teaching tips, expanded notes, supplementary cultural information, and answer keys to exercises in both the Textbook and Workbook. * Advanced Placement and AP are registered trademarks of the College Board, which was not involved in the production of, and does not endorse, this product.