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Essential Mandarin Chinese Phrase Book (Periplus Essential Phrase Books)

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andlt;bandgt;A concise Mandarin Chinese phrase book and guide to Chinese language, andlt;iandgt;Essential Chineseandlt;/iandgt; contains basic vocabulary necessary for communicating in Mandarin Chinese.andlt;/bandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Have you ever considered learning Mandarin Chinese (andlt;iandgt;putonghuaandlt;/iandgt;), but been put off by the unusual look of the characters? Don't let yourself be scared away! Mandarin Chinese actually has simpler grammar than English and there are no conjugationsand#8212;meaning anyone can learn a few important phrases in no time.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;China has 1.3 billion people and due to initiatives to phase out regional dialects in favor of Mandarin Chinese, nearly all of them can communicate in Mandarin. Part of Tuttle Publishing's andlt;iandgt;Essential Phrasebooksandlt;/iandgt; Series, andlt;iandgt;Essential Mandarinandlt;/iandgt; is a great first introduction and beginner guide to the language of China and Taiwan. Perfect for business people or tourist traveling to China or for students who want to supplement their learning (and get an A in Mandarin class!), this book's easy indexing feature allows it to act as an Chinese phrasebook or as a Mandarin to English Dictionary / English to Mandarin Dictionary. A clever "point to" feature allows you to simply point to a phrase translated in Chinese without the need to say a single word or read a single character. You will soon find yourself turning to andlt;iandgt;Essential Chineseandlt;/iandgt; again and again when visiting and working or interacting with Chinese speakersandlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;In this book you will find:andlt;ulandgt;andlt;liandgt; Over 1500 practical sentences for everyday use.andlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt; A glossary of over 200 terms and expressions.andlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt; Terms and phrases covering essential aspects of traveling and living in China.andlt;/liandgt;andlt;/ulandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Titles in this bestselling series of phrasebooks include: andlt;iandgt;Essential Japanese, Essential Chinese, Essential Korean, Essential Tagalog,andlt;/Iandgt; and andlt;Iandgt;Essential Arabicandlt;/iandgt;.

Synopsis:

Contains a glossary of the 2,000 most useful words.

Synopsis:

andlt;bandgt;This portable, userand#8211;friendly Chinese language guide and phrasebook is the cheapest and easiest way to learn Chinese before and during your trip. andlt;/bandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;If you only want one Chinese language bookand#8212;andlt;iandgt;Essential Chineseandlt;/iandgt; is the way to go. Part of Tuttle Publishing's andlt;iandgt;Essential Phrasebooksandlt;/iandgt; Series, it is a great first introduction and beginner guide to the language of China and Taiwan and is also designed as a great Chinese phrasebook, making it the most versatile Chinese language learning tool on the market.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Perfect for business people or tourist traveling to China or for students who want to supplement their learning, this book's easy indexing feature allows it to act as an Mandarin phrase book or as Englishand#8211;Chinese Dictionary. A clever "point to" feature allows you to simply point to a phrase translated in Chinese without the need to say a single word or read a single character. You will soon find yourself turning to andlt;iandgt;Essential Chineseandlt;/iandgt; again and again when visiting or working in China.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;In this book you will find:andlt;ulandgt;andlt;liandgt; Over 1500 practical sentences for everyday use.andlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt; A glossary of over 2000 terms and expressions.andlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt; Terms and phrases covering essential aspects of traveling and living in China.andlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt; Extensive information about Chinese grammar and pronunciation. andlt;/liandgt;andlt;/ulandgt;This beginner Chinese book will help you quickly and easily learn Chinese. Your ability to read Chinese, write Chinese, speak Chinese, and comprehend Chinese will be vastly improved without having to take an entire Chinese language class. Other titles in this bestselling series of phrasebooks include: andlt;iandgt;Essential Japanese, Essential Arabic, Essential Korean, Essential Tagalog,andlt;/iandgt; and andlt;iandgt;Essential Arabicandlt;/iandgt;.

Synopsis:

These pocket-sized Essential Phrase Books present the phrases travelers need to know in a way that is concise, accessible, and easy to understand. They cover over 2,000 essential phrases (selected for frequency of use), a glossary of the 2,000 most needed words, and key phrases for dining, lodging, and shopping. No traveler wants to get stuck in a foreign country without knowing how to ask basic questions such as: Where can I buy a ticket? Where's the police station? How much does postage on this letter cost? Would you like to meet for dinner?<P>These phrase books can help you ask these questions and many, many more — along with the key phrases you need to determine crucial information, such as figuring out public transportation, or driving instructions. With grammar and pronunciation guides included, these books provide travelers with everything they need to get started.

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Table of Contents

Introductionandlt;BRandgt;Pronunciation Guideandlt;BRandgt;Useful Listsandlt;BRandgt;Courtesiesandlt;BRandgt;Conversationandlt;BRandgt;Eating Outandlt;BRandgt;On the Roadandlt;BRandgt;Public Transportationandlt;BRandgt;Overnight Accommodationandlt;BRandgt;Money Mattersandlt;BRandgt;Mail and the Telephoneandlt;BRandgt;Shoppingandlt;BRandgt;At the Tourist Information Centerandlt;BRandgt;Sportsandlt;BRandgt;Sicknessandlt;BRandgt;In Troubleandlt;BRandgt;Word Lists

Product Details

ISBN:
9780794600372
Subtitle:
Speak Chinese with Confidence! (Self-Study Guide and Mandarin Chinese Phrasebook)
Author:
Lee, Philip Yungkin
Author:
Chang, Shun-Yao
Publisher:
Tuttle Publishing
Location:
Hong Kong
Subject:
General
Subject:
Chinese
Subject:
Chinese language
Subject:
Foreign Languages-Chinese
Subject:
General Foreign Language Study
Subject:
mandarin chinese to english; english to chinese; chinese phrasebook; mandarin phrasebook; mandarin chinese
Subject:
mandarin chinese to english; english to chinese; chinese phrasebook; mandarin phrasebook; mandarin chinese chinese book; mandarin book; manarin chinese book
Subject:
chinese language; mandarin chinese to english; english to chinese; chinese phrasebook; mandarin phrasebook; mandarin chinese chinese book; mandarin book; manarin chinese book
Subject:
chinese language ; mandarin chinese to english ; english to chinese
Subject:
mandarin chinese ; chinese book ; mandarin books ;
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Series:
Essential Phrase Bk
Series Volume:
UT-02.16
Publication Date:
20130806
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
2,000 entries
Pages:
208
Dimensions:
7.5 x 4.25 in 7 oz

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"Synopsis" by ,
Contains a glossary of the 2,000 most useful words.
"Synopsis" by , andlt;bandgt;This portable, userand#8211;friendly Chinese language guide and phrasebook is the cheapest and easiest way to learn Chinese before and during your trip. andlt;/bandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;If you only want one Chinese language bookand#8212;andlt;iandgt;Essential Chineseandlt;/iandgt; is the way to go. Part of Tuttle Publishing's andlt;iandgt;Essential Phrasebooksandlt;/iandgt; Series, it is a great first introduction and beginner guide to the language of China and Taiwan and is also designed as a great Chinese phrasebook, making it the most versatile Chinese language learning tool on the market.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Perfect for business people or tourist traveling to China or for students who want to supplement their learning, this book's easy indexing feature allows it to act as an Mandarin phrase book or as Englishand#8211;Chinese Dictionary. A clever "point to" feature allows you to simply point to a phrase translated in Chinese without the need to say a single word or read a single character. You will soon find yourself turning to andlt;iandgt;Essential Chineseandlt;/iandgt; again and again when visiting or working in China.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;In this book you will find:andlt;ulandgt;andlt;liandgt; Over 1500 practical sentences for everyday use.andlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt; A glossary of over 2000 terms and expressions.andlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt; Terms and phrases covering essential aspects of traveling and living in China.andlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt; Extensive information about Chinese grammar and pronunciation. andlt;/liandgt;andlt;/ulandgt;This beginner Chinese book will help you quickly and easily learn Chinese. Your ability to read Chinese, write Chinese, speak Chinese, and comprehend Chinese will be vastly improved without having to take an entire Chinese language class. Other titles in this bestselling series of phrasebooks include: andlt;iandgt;Essential Japanese, Essential Arabic, Essential Korean, Essential Tagalog,andlt;/iandgt; and andlt;iandgt;Essential Arabicandlt;/iandgt;.
"Synopsis" by , These pocket-sized Essential Phrase Books present the phrases travelers need to know in a way that is concise, accessible, and easy to understand. They cover over 2,000 essential phrases (selected for frequency of use), a glossary of the 2,000 most needed words, and key phrases for dining, lodging, and shopping. No traveler wants to get stuck in a foreign country without knowing how to ask basic questions such as: Where can I buy a ticket? Where's the police station? How much does postage on this letter cost? Would you like to meet for dinner?<P>These phrase books can help you ask these questions and many, many more — along with the key phrases you need to determine crucial information, such as figuring out public transportation, or driving instructions. With grammar and pronunciation guides included, these books provide travelers with everything they need to get started.
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