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A Learners' Handbook of Modern Chinese Written Expressions

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Author: Yu Feng
Publisher: The Chinese University Press (2000)
Binding: Paperback, 180 pages
Summary:
This Handbook serves as an introduction to the most important written expressions and classical idiomatic phrases in modern Chinese for students of intermediate and advanced Chinese. It has the following features: ‧It is comprehensive. The twelve chapters in the first section deal with common knowledge of written expressions such as grammar, syntax, and vocabulary. Various patterns, phrases, words and their usage are also explained in detail. The second section contains six chapters in which the distinctive features of various sub-types of written expressions, such as news reports, academic treatises, literary description, advertisements, correspondence and other "applied" writings, are introduced. ‧It is concise and practical. ‧It is amply illustrated with sample writings to enhance students' comprehension. ‧An exercise section is included so that students can apply what they have learned. ‧As students using this Handbook have not fully mastered the Chinese language, it is bilingual.
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The Hu Shi Reader: An Advanced Reading Text for Modern Chinese

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Author: Chih-ping Chou, Sharon Shih-jiu Hou
Publisher: Yale University Press (1990)
Binding: Paperback, 308 pages
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This reader presents nine of the most significant essays of Hu Shi, the twentieth century historian, diplomat, and philosopher who championed the vernacular language movement and vigorously supported modern values. The text is annotated, and includes both traditional characters and pinyin romanization.
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A Handbook for 1,000 Basic Chinese Characters

Author: Guo'an Wang
Publisher: The Chinese University Press
Binding: Hardcover, 630pages
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Designed to help students of the Chinese language master the meaning and usage of the most commonly used Chinese characters and phrases. It contains around 1,000 entries of the most commonly used characters with respective stroke order in simplified Chinese. When applicable, this is also supplied for traditional Chinese characters. Including 10,000 entries of words and phrases under their respective word entries, including synonyms, antonyms and idioms. With pinyinof the characters and phrases, straightforward English meanings, and sample sentences to illustrate the usage of the characters.
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A Guide to Proper Usage of Spoken Chinese (Simplified Chinese Edition)

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Author: Shou-be Tian
Publisher: The Chinese University Press (1996)
Binding: Paperback, 197 pages
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This book is intended as a companion reference work to Chinese textbooks for beginners. It uses a comparative approach to address over 200 points of grammar and vocabulary that frequently present difficulties to students of Chinese. This volume serves as an easy and efficient reference for teachers and advanced students as well.
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A Demonstration of Chinese Classroom Instruction: Elementary Spoken Chinese

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Author: Liu Ximing
Publisher: Blcup (2005)
Binding: Paperback, 1 pages
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Part of the A Demonstration of Chinese Classroom Instruction series, this DVD highlights the best of teaching experience in Elementary Spoken Chinese by an award-winning teacher. The DVD shows how, after finishing the spoken Chinese lesson, the students should talk in complete and consecutive Chinese and make conversations on daily life topics such as introducing people, shopping and asking questions. The DVD demonstrates how the students should be able to express their ideas and describe things and discuss the language learning materials in simple sentences. It is important that the students pronunciation should be accurate although they may have some accent. They should also generally master the tones and intonation. -- Series Introduction -- A Demonstration of Chinese Classroom Instruction series highlights the best of teaching experience of many award-winning teachers who teach Chinese as a second language. This DVD set records the real classroom teaching situations from different angles with multiple cameras. It shows the interaction between the teacher and the students in the classroom and reviews each class in a separate booklet (included with purchase of DVD). The DVDs in the set are instrumental to both the teachers and students of Chinese.
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Easy Chinese Mandarin, Level II

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Author: Edward C. Chang
Publisher: Emnes Systems (2006)
Binding: Paperback, 368 pages
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Easy Chinese Mandarin,Level II is the second course of the Easy Chinese Self-Study Program. The program includes the following: Book: Easy Chinese: Basic Text and Workbook, Mandarin Level II. CD-ROM: Easy Chinese Tutor, Mandarin, Level II.
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A Course in Chinese Grammar

Author: Sun Dejin
Publisher: Beijing Language and Culture University Press
Binding: Paperback, 298pages
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This is a detailed course in grammar for senior student majored in Chinese Language. It contains 5 chapters and each lesson consists of a detailed break-down of parts and grammatical structure of a variety of sentences. 汉语语法教程一共五个章节,语法概说,现代汉语语法, 词和词类(上), 词和词类(下), 词的组合和句法结构, 句子与句子成分(上), 句子与句子成分(下), 句类与句式,句子的组合——复句, 及时间, 每章总结本章要点, 思考和练习。并附录:现代汉语词类系统, 现代汉语常用离合动词, 现代汉语代词系统及现代汉语专用名量词。
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Beginning Japanese: Part II

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Author: Eleanor Harz Jorden, Hamako Ito Chaplin
Publisher: Yale University Press (1963)
Binding: Paperback, 423 pages
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Japanese is the language of approximately 125 million people. This course, developed by Eleanor Harz Jorden of Cornell University, is concerned only with spoken Japanese in the "standard" dialect of educated inhabitants of Tokyo. Learning to speak the languageat normal speed is emphasized next since the aim of the course is to teach the learner to understand and speak the everyday language just as it is spoken by the Japanese --This text refers to the Audio Cassette edition.
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Conversational Japanese in 7 Days

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Author: Colin Lloyd, Etsuko Tsujita
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (2004)
Binding: Paperback, 96 pages
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This accessible minicourse provides all the communication skills needed to make the most of a foreign jaunt. In just one week--less time than it takes to get a passport--you can learn enough Japanese to conduct typical travelers' transactions with conversational confidence. Organized into seven units, one for each day of the week, these colorfully illustrated chapters feature: * Vocabulary and phrase lists for everyday situations such as dining, shopping, and asking for directions * Accessible grammar points and interactive practice exercises * An easy-to-navigate vocabulary list for on-the-spot reference * Dialogues and exercises performed by native speakers--now on CD * Updated information about ATMs and public phones abroad
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