Purchasing Encounters Materials

Choose your student book to view the related program materials:



Level 1 (beginner to intermediate-mid)
Level 2 (intermediate-mid to intermediate-high)

Student Book 1

Student Book 2

Student Book 3

Student Book 4

NOTE: This site is for purchases within the US and Canada. For customers located in Europe (excluding Russia), Australia, and New Zealand, please visit Yale University Press London to complete your order.


Student Book 2 Program Components

Student Book 2 Print Edition
Student Book 2
eTextbook Edition
Character Writing Workbook 2
Online Workbook to
Accompany Student Book 2

Includes 24 months of media access on the Encounters website.

* Note: access to website must be purchased separately. See below to order individual media access.

Character writing workbook to accompany Student Book 2 units.

Includes 12 months of access to the online workbook.
List Price: $61.99 List Price: $44.99 List Price: $29.99 List Price: $32.99


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Buy Create an account here and ask your teacher for the course code for your specific class. If you are a self-learner, purchase access here.

Student Book 2 Media Supplements

Media Access Only
Screenplay 2
DVD Lab Pack 2
Purchase 24 months of access to the Encounters website. Read along with each unit's dramatic episode in English, pinyin, and simplified and traditional characters. A collection of all media content for Student Book 2.
List Price: $19.99 List Price: $29.99 Request Information
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If you have additional ordering needs, please contact us to let us know how we can help.


Are you considering Encounters for your classroom?

Examination Access: Examination Access is a great way to see Encounters in action! We’ll give you 1 month of access to the first few chapters of text and media from Student Book 1, so you can try Encounters in your classroom while making the decision to adopt.

Examination Copy: If you’re considering Encounters for your classroom and would like to request an exam copy, click here for detailed information.

Desk Copy: If you’ve already adopted Encounters, we will provide you with a desk copy free of charge. Please complete the following form to request your desk copy.

Are you ready to place an order?

If you are an instructor and would like to purchase copies of any book in the Encounters program, contact your campus bookstore about placing orders with Yale University Press/Triliteral LLC. To order books directly, call 1-800-405-1619. If you are interested in ordering exam or desk copies of any book in the Encounters program, send an email to encounters.chinese@yale.edu or fill out the following contact form.