McGraw-Hill's Chinese Illustrated Dictionary / Edition 1

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Overview

Learning Chinese is easy . . . when you get the picture!

Whether you are eight or eighty, it is easy to learn Chinese with McGraw-Hill's Chinese Illustrated Dictionary. Inside you will find vibrant drawings that illustrate a word or phrase covering practical topics such as around the house, transportation, food, people, education, and more. You can learn the language chapter by chapter, browse the topic you want, or look up a word in the index.

With McGraw-Hill's Chinese Illustrated Dictionary, you will:

  • Add 1,500 words and terms to your Chinese vocabulary
  • Learn how to pronounce Chinese words with help from native speakers of Chinese
  • Recognize commonly used words by their Chinese characters or pinyin representation

The MP3 files on the disk play on all computers, some CD players, and most MP3 players.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071615907
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 5/13/2009
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 176
  • Sales rank: 533,587
  • Product dimensions: 8.20 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Live ABC is a team of experienced developers of Chinese language-learning materials, focusing on multimedia.

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Table of Contents

1. Home2. At School
3. At Hospital
4. People
5. Transportation
6. Air Travel
7. Around Town
8. Plants & Animals
9. Food
10. Leisure & Entertainment
11.Athletics
12. At a Restaurant
13. Equipment & Machinese
14. Miscellaneous

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  • Posted December 5, 2009

    Have Fun Expanding Your Chinese VOcabulary

    I got this to increase my vocabulary while I'm learning Chinese and liked it so much that I got a copy for a Chinese friend's children. Whatever your age, you will have fun using this book to expand your vocabulary. Illustrated with cleverly drawn pictures and organized around all the pertinent areas of interest, the dictionary introduces you to the family with a framily tree that shows the complex way members are identified in Chinese and takes you to the grocery store to encounter familiar and new fruits and vegetables. English, Pinyin, and characters are provided with guides to pronounciation, but it's the pictures that really lock words into memory. A few minutes with a section each day is worth hours with a regular dictionary!

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