Chinese Demystified: A Self-Teaching Guide / Edition 1

Chinese Demystified: A Self-Teaching Guide / Edition 1

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by Claudia Ross
     
 

ISBN-10: 007147725X

ISBN-13: 9780071477253

Pub. Date: 10/15/2010

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

Learning Chinese is a no-brainer with Demystified

Chinese Demystified walks you step by step through the fundamentals and moves on to more advanced topics. Each chapter concludes with a self-test that allows you to track your progress, and a comprehensive final exam at the end of the book gives instant feedback on new language skills. The book

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Overview

Learning Chinese is a no-brainer with Demystified

Chinese Demystified walks you step by step through the fundamentals and moves on to more advanced topics. Each chapter concludes with a self-test that allows you to track your progress, and a comprehensive final exam at the end of the book gives instant feedback on new language skills. The book includes characters in simplified and traditional formats along with pinyin phonetic translation for easy pronunciation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071477253
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
10/15/2010
Series:
Demystified Series
Edition description:
Bilingual
Pages:
448
Sales rank:
651,783
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

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Table of Contents

Ch 1: Pronunciation

(basics, pronuncation)

Ch 2: People and Things

(greetings, “who is”, and “what is”)

Ch 3: Asking Questions

(describing people/nationalities)

Ch 4: Making Plans

(talking on the phone)

Ch 5: Happy Birthday

(numbers, dates)

Ch 6: Sick and Tired

(Future tense, accusative case)

Ch 7: In a Restaurant
(food and drink)

Ch 8: Going Shopping

(telling time, colors, possession)

Ch 9: Traveling by Train

(imperatives, using “should have”)

Ch 10: Trip to the Beach

(weather, superlatives)

Ch 11: Rich and Poor

(possessives, the Euro)

Ch 12: Car Trouble

(prepositions)

Ch 13: Time for Fun

(past tense, contractions)

Ch 14: Home Life

(rooms, reflexives)

Ch 14: Staying Informed

(inanimate pronouns)

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