Edexcel Chinese for A Level is a two-part course, addressing the requirements of the new Edexcel GCE A Level specification offered for first teaching in September 2008. Edexcel Chinese for AS provides a smooth transition from GCSE to AS level, and Edexcel Chinese for A2 completes the course through to A2, following the new three-unit exam specification. Edexcel Chinese for A2 Level covers the five A2 topics, followed by chapters specifically covering the Research-based writing aspect of the exam. The coursebooks progressively build the acquisition of Chinese language skills, concepts, knowledge, understanding and key skills. Vocabulary available online at Vocab Express, an interactive learning application. Visit www.vocabexpress.co.uk/hodder for more information.