"One question just about all Chinese language teachers confront annually is this: What textbook(s) should we adopt for our students who have returned from a study abroad semester or year in China? To date, there has been no text that targets this particular student group. The publication of "Anything Goes" finally offers an excellent resource designed specifically for our most advanced students. The material is up-to-date and will appeal to an undergraduate audience. Virtually every lesson deals with a fascinating, contemporary issue in China. Students and teachers will love this material because it is interesting and will spark classroom conversation."--James M. Hargett, State University of New York at Albany, author of "China Scene: A Multimedia Course in Chinese Culture and Society"
""Anything Goes" has emerged from the void beautifully as the best advanced Chinese textbook available at the present time. The topics covered are rich, contemporary, and even controversial--just what is needed to stimulate students' discussion inside and outside the classroom. The language itself that presents the topics is current, practical, and appropriate to the students' level. The chosen texts represent a great variety of styles, giving students all-important exposure to different genres of modern Chinese. The glossary is concise and the targeted exercises make this textbook all the more valuable."--Baozhang He, College of the Holy Cross