Survival Chinese

How to Communicate without Fuss or Fear - Instantly! (Mandarin Chinese Phrasebook)
Original Publish Date: Feb 05, 2013
Product Number: EB00644226
Released: Mar 11, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781462911660
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
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A handy Mandarin Chinese phrasebook and guide to the Chinese language, Survival Chinese contains basic vocabulary necessary for getting around. This book contains all the necessary words and phrases for speaking Mandarin Chinese in any kind of setting. Perfect for students, tourists, or business people learning Mandarin or traveling to China or Taiwan, it also contains a beginner guide to the Mandarin language, allowing for a deeper understanding of Chinese than a typical Mandarin phrasebook or Chinese dictionary. All Chinese words and phrases are written in Romanized form (pinyin) as well phonetically, making pronouncing Chinese a breeze. For example, the word for reservation, yuding is also written as yuu-deeng. Authentic Chinese characters (hanzi) are also included so that in the case of difficulties the book can be shown to the person the user is trying to communicate with. This phrasebook includes: -Hundreds of useful Chinese words and expressions -An A-Z index which allows the book to function as a English to Chinese dictionary -Romanized forms, phonetic spellings, and Chinese Characters (Hanzi) for all words and phrases -A concise background and history of the Chinese language -A complete guide to Chinese pronunciations -A concise guide to using Chinese tones -A brief introduction to Chinese grammar

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