"Ideal for: Intermediate. This text is an updated and revised version of A Chinese Text for a Changing China. All of the strengths of the former text have been preserved in this update, but the content has been revised and freshened to reflect the most recent developments in Chinese society and language. (Please note: This text and the Peking University Press text of the same title are quite different in both content and presentation. The PUP text is written completely in Chinese except for its vocabulary lists, while the Cheng & Tsui book's content, carefully and independently revised by Prof. Irene Liu, provides grammatical explanations and exercises in English for the student.) Material is in both T and S, with vocabulary and pattern examples in P."Liu, Irene is the author of 'New Text For Modern China ', published 1999 under ISBN 9780887273124 and ISBN 0887273122.