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Pocket Mandarin Chinese Dictionary (Periplus Pocket Dictionary)

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andlt;bandgt;This is a pocket sized Mandarin Dictionaryandlt;/bandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Intended for use by students, tourists, and business people traveling to China andlt;iandgt;Pocket Mandarin Chinese Dictionaryandlt;/iandgt; is an essential tool for communication and a great way to learn Chinese. It features all the essential Chinese vocabulary appropriate for beginning to intermediate students. It's handy pocket format and easy-to read type will make any future trip to China much easier. In addition to being an excellent English to Mandarin dictionary and Mandarin to English dictionary andlt;iandgt;Pocket Mandarin Chinese Dictionaryandlt;/iandgt; contains important notes on the Chinese language, Chinese grammar, and proper Mandarin pronunciation. All entries are written in the Romanized form (andlt;iandgt;hanyu pinyinandlt;/iandgt;) as well as Chinese characters (andlt;iandgt;hanziandlt;/iandgt;) so that in the case of difficulties the book can simply be shown to the person the user is trying to communicate with.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;This dictionary contains:andlt;ulandgt;andlt;liandgt; The 3,000 most commonly used words in the Mandarin Chinese language.andlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt; Mandarinand#8211;English and Englishand#8211;Mandarin sections.andlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt; Romanized Chinese (andlt;iandgt;hanyu pinyinandlt;/iandgt;)and Chinese characters (andlt;iandgt;hanziandlt;/iandgt;).andlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt; An introduction to and history of the Chinese language.andlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt; Information on Chinese grammar.andlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt; A guide to pronouncing Chinese correctly.andlt;/liandgt;andlt;/ulandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Other books from this bestselling series you might enjoy include: andlt;iandgt;Pocket Cantonese Dictionary, Pocket Japanese Dictionary, Pocket Korean Dictionary,andlt;/iandgt; and andlt;iandgt;Pocket Vietnamese Dictionary.andlt;/iandgt;

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The language represented in this dictionary is Modern Standard Chinese, which is also known in English as Mandarin. It is based on the language spoken around the capital Beijing, and the pronunciation is that of the Beijing region. It has over 3000 entries in each direction.

Synopsis:

The ideal dictionary for beginning students and travelers

Synopsis:

The Periplus Pocket Dictionary Series has been compiled by academics and translators experienced with the needs of beginners. These are the ideal dictionaries for students and travelers, covering all the words needed for everyday situations and travel basics without confusing abbreviations or dictionary terminology. Each handy, pocket-sized volume in this inexpensive series includes:

* Bi-directional entries, both to and from English

* 3,000+ entries in each language: all the most useful words for everyday communication

* Both romanized forms and the authentic script are given where applicable

* A brief guide to pronunciation allows the user to say the words correctly

* General vocabulary appropriate to beginning and lower intermediate students

* Different senses of the same word clearly distinguished by explanatory glosses

* Clear layout and readable type

Synopsis:

The Periplus Pocket Dictionary Series has been compiled by academics and translators experienced with the needs of beginners. These are the ideal dictionaries for students and travelers, covering all the words needed for everyday situations and travel basics without confusing abbreviations or dictionary terminology. Each handy, pocket-sized volume in this inexpensive series includes:andlt;BRandgt;* Bi-directional entries, both to and from Englishandlt;BRandgt;* 3,000+ entries in each language: all the most useful words for everyday communicationandlt;BRandgt;* Both romanized forms and the authentic script are given where applicableandlt;BRandgt;* A brief guide to pronunciation allows the user to say the words correctlyandlt;BRandgt;* General vocabulary appropriate to beginning and lower intermediate studentsandlt;BRandgt;* Different senses of the same word clearly distinguished by explanatory glossesandlt;BRandgt;* Clear layout and readable type

About the Author

andlt;bandgt;Philip Yungkin Leeandlt;/bandgt;, a native speaker of Chinese, is Senior Lecturer at the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia. He has published several language learning titles and has received a Teaching Excellence award from his university.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780794600433
Author:
Lee, Philip Yungkin
Publisher:
Periplus Editions
Author:
Lee, Philip Yungkin
Subject:
General
Subject:
Chinese
Subject:
Dictionaries - General
Subject:
English
Subject:
Chinese language
Subject:
Chinese language - English
Subject:
Foreign Languages-Chinese
Subject:
General Foreign Language Study
Subject:
chinese english; english chinese; chinese dictionary; learn chinese; chinese characters;
Subject:
chinese english; english chinese; chinese dictionary; learn chinese; chinese characters; chinese book; mandarin book
Subject:
chinese language; chinese english; english chinese; chinese dictionary; learn chinese; chinese characters; chinese book; mandarin book
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Series:
Periplus Pocket Dictionaries
Publication Date:
20020931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
3,000 of the most commonly used words
Pages:
96
Dimensions:
7.5 x 4.25 in 4 oz

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"Synopsis" by , The language represented in this dictionary is Modern Standard Chinese, which is also known in English as Mandarin. It is based on the language spoken around the capital Beijing, and the pronunciation is that of the Beijing region. It has over 3000 entries in each direction.
"Synopsis" by ,
The ideal dictionary for beginning students and travelers
"Synopsis" by , The Periplus Pocket Dictionary Series has been compiled by academics and translators experienced with the needs of beginners. These are the ideal dictionaries for students and travelers, covering all the words needed for everyday situations and travel basics without confusing abbreviations or dictionary terminology. Each handy, pocket-sized volume in this inexpensive series includes:

* Bi-directional entries, both to and from English

* 3,000+ entries in each language: all the most useful words for everyday communication

* Both romanized forms and the authentic script are given where applicable

* A brief guide to pronunciation allows the user to say the words correctly

* General vocabulary appropriate to beginning and lower intermediate students

* Different senses of the same word clearly distinguished by explanatory glosses

* Clear layout and readable type

"Synopsis" by , The Periplus Pocket Dictionary Series has been compiled by academics and translators experienced with the needs of beginners. These are the ideal dictionaries for students and travelers, covering all the words needed for everyday situations and travel basics without confusing abbreviations or dictionary terminology. Each handy, pocket-sized volume in this inexpensive series includes:andlt;BRandgt;* Bi-directional entries, both to and from Englishandlt;BRandgt;* 3,000+ entries in each language: all the most useful words for everyday communicationandlt;BRandgt;* Both romanized forms and the authentic script are given where applicableandlt;BRandgt;* A brief guide to pronunciation allows the user to say the words correctlyandlt;BRandgt;* General vocabulary appropriate to beginning and lower intermediate studentsandlt;BRandgt;* Different senses of the same word clearly distinguished by explanatory glossesandlt;BRandgt;* Clear layout and readable type
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