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Intermediate Chinese: A Grammar and Workbook / Edition 2

Intermediate Chinese: A Grammar and Workbook / Edition 2

by Po-Ching Yip, Don Rimmington


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415486316
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 06/26/2009
Series: Grammar Workbooks Series
Edition description: Bilingual
Pages: 392
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.90(d)

About the Author

Yip Po-Ching is a Research Fellow, City University of Hong Kong

Don Rimmington is Emeritus Professor of Chinese Studies, University of Leeds.

Table of Contents



1 The ba Structure

2 The béi Structure

3 Dative Constructions with Direct and Indirect Objects

3 Causative Constructions

5 Serial Constructions


Existence Sentences

7 Subject-Predicate and Topic comment Sentences

8 Sentence Particle le

9 Abbreviated Sentences

10 Rhetorical Questions

11 Conjunctions and Conjunctives Linking Clauses in Compound Sentences (1)

12 Conjunctions and Conjunctives LInking Clauses in Compound Sentences (2)

13 conjunctions Linking Words or Phrases (Summary)

14 Attributives (Summary)

15 Adverbials (Summary)

16 de, de, de (Summary)

17 'Every', 'Each' --

mei, gè and Indefinite Pronouns

18 comparisons with bi and méiyou (Summary)

19 Various Uses of you (Summary)

20 Idiomatic Uses of shì (Summary)

21 The Aspect Marker le

22 The Aspect

Marker zhe, zài, guò (Summary)

23 The Idiomatic Uses of lái zhe, bei, ma, bà le, me and ba

24 The Idiomatic Uses of ne

25 Onomatopoeia and Interjection

Key to Exercises

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