Overview

This new edition of the best selling Colloquial Chinese has been revised and updated to make learning Chinese easier and more enjoyable than ever before.


Specially written by an experienced teacher for self-study or class use, the course offers a step-by-step approach to modern spoken Mandarin Chinese. No prior knowledge of the language is required.

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Colloquial Chinese

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Overview

This new edition of the best selling Colloquial Chinese has been revised and updated to make learning Chinese easier and more enjoyable than ever before.


Specially written by an experienced teacher for self-study or class use, the course offers a step-by-step approach to modern spoken Mandarin Chinese. No prior knowledge of the language is required.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780203883624
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis, Inc.
  • Publication date: 3/31/2009
  • Series: Colloquial Series
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 384
  • File size: 13 MB
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Table of Contents

Introduction 1. Meeting Someone for the First Time 2. Name, Nationality and Race 3. At a Company Party 4. Asking the Time 5. Family and Friends 6. The Date and the Weather 7. Asking for Directions 8. Shopping (I) 9. Shopping (II) 10. At the Restaurant 11. Taking the Taxi and Buying Train Tickets 12. At the Hotel 13. Making Telephone Calls 14. Socializing 15. Writing a Letter to a Chinese Friend. Grammar Summary. Key to the Exercises and Reading/Listening Comprehension Questions. Chinese–English Glossary. Appendix A: Useful Signs. Appendix B: Table of the Combinations of the Initials and Finals in Putonghua. Appendix C: Dialogues in Characters for Units 1 to 3. Appendix D: English Translation of Dialogues from Units 6 to 15. Index of Grammatical Terms and Cultural Notes

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