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Essential Mandarin Chinese phrasebook & dictionary : speak Mandarin Chinese with confidence / Catherine Dai.

By: Dai, Catherine.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Tokyo, Japan : Tuttle Publishing, [2017]Copyright date: ©2017Description: 207 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm.Content type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780804846851; 0804846855.Other title: Essential Mandarin Chinese phrasebook and dictionary.Subject(s): Chinese language -- Conversation and phrase books -- English | Mandarin dialectsDDC classification: 495.182421
Contents:
The basics -- Meet and greet -- Small talk -- Eating out -- Getting around -- Arrival and departure -- A place to stay -- Money matters -- Mail, phone and internet -- Shopping -- Tourist activities -- Sports activities -- Health matters -- Emergencies -- English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary.
Summary: Essential Mandarin Chinese Phrasebook & Dictionary presents the practical language of everyday interactions, conveyed in a way that's clear, concise, accessible and enjoyable. Over 1,500 essential sentences for everyday use; a glossary containing over 2,000 terms and expressions; a handy format for finding the information you need quickly and easily; latest Chinese vocabulary and phrases for smartphones, social media and more.
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Essential Mandarin Chinese Phrasebook & Dictionary presents the practical language of everyday interactions, conveyed in a way that's clear, concise, accessible and enjoyable.

It includes significant sentences used when meeting people, starting conversations, and asking and replying to questions, as well as a basic Chinese grammar and pronunciation guide to help you start speaking Mandarin right away.

Terms and phrases covering mobile phones, wireless, and social media help you make the most of the language. Also, sentences on the essentials of travel help visitors navigate the basics of arranging accommodations, dining out, dealing with transportation and emergencies, and more. All Chinese words are presented in both Romanized form and Chinese script.

Essential Mandarin Chinese Phrasebook & Dictionary includes: Over 1,500 practical sentences for everyday use A dictionary containing over 2,000 terms and expressions A handy format for finding the information you need quickly and easily The latest Mandarin Chinese vocabulary and phrases for smartphones, social media and more Manga illustrations provided as visual cues for language use in context

"With new Manga illustrations" -- Cover.

The basics -- Meet and greet -- Small talk -- Eating out -- Getting around -- Arrival and departure -- A place to stay -- Money matters -- Mail, phone and internet -- Shopping -- Tourist activities -- Sports activities -- Health matters -- Emergencies -- English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary.

Essential Mandarin Chinese Phrasebook & Dictionary presents the practical language of everyday interactions, conveyed in a way that's clear, concise, accessible and enjoyable. Over 1,500 essential sentences for everyday use; a glossary containing over 2,000 terms and expressions; a handy format for finding the information you need quickly and easily; latest Chinese vocabulary and phrases for smartphones, social media and more.

Parallel text in simplified Chinese and English.