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Ren, Yi, 1950-

Chinese for beginners : mastering conversational Chinese / Yi Ren, Xiayuan Liang. - 1st edition. - 192 pages : illustrations, colour map ; 26 cm + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.). - Mastering conversational Chinese. .

Includes index. "All poems (except for those in Chapter 7 and Chapter 11) were translated into English by Gwen Qin and Morris Jordan"--Title page verso.

Unit 1 (Initials) -- Unit 2 (Finals) -- Unit 3 (Tones): Greetings -- Introducing -- Getting together -- How to apologize -- Saying thanks -- Weather -- Numbers -- Time and date -- Making a phone call -- In a restaurant -- Tea house -- Where to go -- Sightseeing -- At the bank -- Shopping -- Transportation -- Appendix I. (on disc) Mandarin Chinese Pinyin -- Appendix 2. Three Chinese folk songs (on disc).

Full of extra hints and tips drawn from the authors' many years of experience teaching Chinese in adult evening classes, Chinese for Beginners focuses on realistic situations you'll encounter when you meet people in China. New words are explained in terms of how you'll actually use them to communicate with new friends. The disc lets you listen and repeat and remember the sentences with ease.


Text in English and Chinese.

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Chinese language--English.--Textbooks for foreign speakers
Chinese language--English.--Conversation and phrase books
Chinese language--Spoken Chinese.

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