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Encounters: Chinese Language and Culture

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.

Encounters access codes offer customers subscription-based access to the digital content on the Encounters: Chinese Language and Culture website. This content includes dramatic episodes filmed on location in China; Cultural Videos; Audio and Video Exercises; Unit Podcasts and Rap Songs; and a Student Resources area.

To order books from the Encounters series, click here. All Student Books include one year of Website Access to To order Website Access only, select from the list below:

Website AccessDurationAccess Code ISBNPrice 
Encounters Student Book 112 Months9780300189377$35.00purchase
Encounters Student Book 212 Months9780300189391$35.00purchase

Encounters Student Books 1 and 2 are also available as eBooks at select vendors. These eBooks contain links to the appropriate media on the website, allowing for easy access between the text, audio, and video. Please note that eBooks do not come with complimentary website access codes.

eBookeISBNAmazon KindleChegg
Encounters Student Book 19780300204056purchasepurchase
Encounters Student Book 29780300204063purchasepurchase

A range of Encounters media is also available on iTunes:

Encounters on iTunesPrice
Encounters Audio Program 1: Introductory Unit, Unit 1, and Unit 2Freedownload

Please click here to view other materials in the Encounters series published by Yale University Press. Please visit the Encounters website to learn more about the Encounters program.

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