Chinese: An Essential Grammar / Edition 2

Chinese: An Essential Grammar / Edition 2

by Po-Ching Yip, Don Rimmington
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415372615

ISBN-13: 9780415372619

Pub. Date: 04/28/2006

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

First published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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First published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415372619
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
04/28/2006
Series:
Routledge Essential Grammars Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction

1 Nouns

2 Numerals and Nouns

3 Measures for Nouns

4 Pronouns: Personal, Demonstrative and Interrogative

5 Adjectives and Attributives

II: Verbs

Introduction

6 Adjectival and Nominal Predicates; The Verb Sh

7 The Verb You; Comparisons

8 Verbs and Aspect Markers

9 Motion Verbs and Direction Indicators

10 Verbs and Time

11 Verbs and Location

12 Verbs: Duration and Frequency

13 Verbs and Complements

14 Verbs and Adverbials

15 Modal and Similar Verbs

III: Sentences

Introduction

16 Statements and the Sentence Particle le

17 Questions

18 Subject and Predicate; Topic and Comment

19 Prepositions and Coverbs

20 Ba and Bei Constructions

21 Serial Constructions

22 Emphasis and the Intensifier shi

23 Abbreviation and Omission

24 Composite Sentences: Conjunctions and Conjunctives

25 Exclamations and Interjections; Appositions; and Apostrophes

Glossary of Grammatical Terms; Glossary of Chinese Characters; Further Reading

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