9780071750592

Complete Cantonese with Two Audio CDs: A Teach Yourself Guide

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  • ISBN13:

    9780071750592

  • ISBN10:

    0071750592

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Package
  • Copyright: 2/8/2011
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill
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Summary

It's easy to teach yourself Cantonese! Complete Cantonese with Two Audio CDs: A Teach Yourself Guideprovides you with a clear and comprehensive approach to Cantonese, so you can progress quickly from the basics to understanding, speaking, and writing Cantonese with confidence. Within each of the 24 thematic chapters, important language structures are introduced through life-like dialogues. You'll learn grammar in a gradual manner so you won't be overwhelmed by this tricky subject. Exercises accompany the texts and reinforce learning in listening, speaking, reading, and writing. This program also features current cultural information boxes that reflect recent changes in society. The accompanying audio CDs include audio exercises--performed by native speakers--that reinforce communicative skills. Features: Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience Tests in the book to keep track of your progress

Table of Contents

Introduction
Pronunciation Guide
Encounters
Personal Property
Family and friends
Eating in and eating out
Shops and markets
Getting around
Revision
Blowing hot and cold
Fun and games
Health care for beginners
The world of fashion
Education for life
Speculation
revision
Travelling
driving
The uniformed services
Law and order
Banking and finance
Using the postal system
revision
the office
Eating out in Hong Kong
Leisure activities
Household affairs
Revision
Appendices
Grammar summary
The Chinese writing system
Taking it further
Key to the exercises
Cantonese-English glossary
English-Cantonese glossary
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