Chinglish

Chinglish

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by Oliver Radtke Lutz
     
 

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Chinglish offers a humorous and insightful look at misuses of the English language in Chinese street signs, products, and advertising. A long-standing favorite of English speaking tourists and visitors, Chinglish is now quickly becoming a culture relic: in preparation for the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, the Chinese government was determined to wipe out

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Chinglish offers a humorous and insightful look at misuses of the English language in Chinese street signs, products, and advertising. A long-standing favorite of English speaking tourists and visitors, Chinglish is now quickly becoming a culture relic: in preparation for the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, the Chinese government was determined to wipe out incorrect English usage.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781423607847
Publisher:
Smith, Gibbs Publisher
Publication date:
08/08/2007
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
112
Sales rank:
876,310
File size:
5 MB

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Language and thinking are closely intertwined. This book provides the reader the opportunity to explore the Chinese mind, their language and creativity. It serves as an interesting and insightful guide not only for translators, students, and teachers of Chinese but also for anyone involved in the discovery of a foreign language.

Meet the Author

Oliver Lutz Radtke is the author of Chinglish: Found in Translation. He works as a television news producer in Singapore.

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Chinglish: Found in Translation 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Kari4eva More than 1 year ago
Possibly one of the funniest books you'll ever read. The fact that these are all actual photos of real signs makes it all the more hilarious.