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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;.

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

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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Product Details

ISBN:
9780794600372
Author:
Lee, Philip Yungkin
Publisher:
Periplus Editions
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:
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Subject:
chinese language; mandarin chinese to english; english to chinese; chinese phrasebook; mandarin phrasebook; mandarin chinese chinese book; mandarin book; manarin chinese book
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Series:
Essential Phrasebook Series
Series Volume:
UT-02.16
Publication Date:
20021131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
2-color text throughout
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
7.5 x 4.25 in 7 oz

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