Talk Mandarin Today (Book and CD) / Edition 2

Talk Mandarin Today (Book and CD) / Edition 2

by Hong Xiao
     
 

ISBN-10: 9629962713

ISBN-13: 9789629962715

Pub. Date: 03/28/2006

Publisher: Chinese University Press, The

Talk Mandarin Today is a practical guide for learning and getting by in Mandarin Chinese for adult learners. With the busy reader in mind, each lesson works first to bring fast acquisition and build practical ability in speaking the language. By providing simple sentence structures and concise grammar notes, the book helps readers learn the language in a

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Talk Mandarin Today is a practical guide for learning and getting by in Mandarin Chinese for adult learners. With the busy reader in mind, each lesson works first to bring fast acquisition and build practical ability in speaking the language. By providing simple sentence structures and concise grammar notes, the book helps readers learn the language in a more intuitive way. Learners will build confidence fast in order to speak, to try, and to put what they have learned into practice.

There are thirty lessons in the book of which the contents are selected considering time, space and human activities. This book is sold with a CD.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789629962715
Publisher:
Chinese University Press, The
Publication date:
03/28/2006
Edition description:
Bk & 2 CDs
Pages:
360
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction
Acknowledgements
Introduction to Mandarin Chinese
Survival Phrases
Lesson 1Introductions1
Lesson 2My Business Card15
Lesson 3Time of a Day27
Lesson 4Day of a Week41
Lesson 5Month and Year51
Lesson 6On the Phone61
Lesson 7Sending an E-mail69
Lesson 8Sending a Fax79
Lesson 9Sending by Post87
Lesson 10Reading Review97
Lesson 11Going on Foot101
Lesson 12Taking a Taxi109
Lesson 13Going by Public Transport119
Lesson 14Changing Money129
Lesson 15Open an Account137
Lesson 16Planning a Trip147
Lesson 17Reserving a Ticket157
Lesson 18Booking a Hotel169
Lesson 19At the Airport179
Lesson 20Reading Review191
Lesson 21Inviting Friends out197
Lesson 22Inviting Friends Home205
Lesson 23Going Shopping219
Lesson 24Bargaining227
Lesson 25In a Restaurant237
Lesson 26Getting Fast Food251
Lesson 27Giving and Receiving261
Lesson 28Refusal271
Lesson 29Dealing with an Emergency279
Lesson 30Reading Review291
App. 1Particles297
App. 2Measure Words297
App. 3Phrases and Structures299
App. 4Time Words300
App. 5Place Words302
App. 6Number Words304
App. 7Currency Words304
App. 8Titles305
App. 9Reference for Exercises305
Chinese-English Glossary317

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