9780804846851

Essential Mandarin Chinese Phrasebook & Dictionary

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  • ISBN13:

    9780804846851

  • ISBN10:

    0804846855

  • Edition: Revised
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2017-11-14
  • Publisher: Tuttle Pub

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Summary

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

Author Biography

Catherine Dai (Siquan Dai) has been working for Oxford Univeristy Press as Senior Editor for over 10 years. She has worked on a variety of textbook titles ranging from primary level to high school tailored for mainland China market. Apart from English textbooks, she has got expertise on bilingual language books and done quite a few translation projects for Chinese publishers. She received her BA in English Language and Literature from Fudan University and an MSc in International Relations from Bristol University.

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