A First Course in Literary Chinese I
This large three-volume text presents a very good selection of classical language, or "literary Chinese" texts. The texts are carefully glossed, with exercises and a thorough analysis of grammar. Although designed for instruction in English, we have had good success in using it in our monolingual Chinese classroom format. It has been used as a recommended text for the first quarter of classical Chinese both for students who have no knowledge in classical Chinese and those who have had some but need more work at the introductory level before going on to a higher level.