Beginner's Chinese

Beginner's Chinese

With 2 Audio Cds

Book - 2010
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The #1 Chinese self-study course on the market has been updated and revised in this second edition!

This Hippocrene bestseller has been redesigned and updated, making learning to speak, read, and write Mandarin Chinese easier than ever. New features in this edition include the following:

10 practical lessons with dialogues, vocabulary, and exercises New audio CDs featuring professional actors from Beijing Updated cultural and language notes An attractive, easy-to-read presentation of the Chinese characters Additional exercises for teaching stroke order and writing skills, plus an index providing traditional character equivalents New technology sections on how to read and write Chinese characters on a computer

Spoken by over 850 million people world-wide, Mandarin Chinese is the standard dialect for business and trade in China, one of the six official languages of the United Nations, and the world's most widely spoken language. Mandarin is also a useful study tool for students of the Japanese, Korean, Vietnamese, and Tibetan languages, all of which have strong cultural roots in Chinese.

Publisher: New York : Hippocrene Books, c2010
Edition: 2nd ed
ISBN: 9780781812573
Branch Call Number: 495.182421 HO
Characteristics: viii, 326 p. ; 22 cm. + 2 audio CDs (4 3/4 in.)


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