Talk Mandarin Today (Book Only)

Talk Mandarin Today (Book Only)

by Hong Xiao
     
 

ISBN-10: 9629961121

ISBN-13: 9789629961121

Pub. Date: 01/28/2004

Publisher: Chinese University Press, The

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.

Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789629961121
Publisher:
Chinese University Press, The
Publication date:
01/28/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
360
Product dimensions:
7.74(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.72(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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Table of Contents

Prefacevii
Introductionix
Acknowledgmentsxi
Introduction to Mandarin Chinesexiii
1Mandarin and Other Dialectsxiii
2Phonetic System and Tonesxiii
3Charactersxv
Survival Phrasesxvii
Lessons
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
Appendices
1Particles297
2Measure Words297
3Phrases and Structures299
4Time Words300
5Place Words302
6Number Words304
7Currency Words304
8Titles305
9Reference for Exercises305
Chinese-English Glossary317

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