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Chineasy for Travellers
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ShaoLan Noma Bar
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Chineasy for Travellers

ShaoLan Noma Bar


Thames & Hudson

Language Learning - Adults » Chinese;
Languages » Chinese


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Chineasy (R) Travel presents over 100 of the most used and useful Chinese characters, phrases and sentences for travellers, wherever they may find themselves in the Chinese-speaking world. Ingeniously illustrated throughout by Noma Bar, this guide breaks down the essentials in six themed chapters, from reading directions and using public transport, to ordering food off a menu. A chapter on culture explores the country's history, philosophy and religion, including annual festivals. Whether you are planning a business trip, holiday or longer adventure, the Chineasy method provides a great starting point to broadening your knowledge of the language and culture.

Including a list of useful phrases and instructions on Chinese pronunciation and basic grammar, this handy pocket guide brings the stories and myths behind the characters to life, providing a welcome primer for breaking down the barriers of language.

By:   ShaoLan
Illustrated by:   Noma Bar
Imprint:   Thames & Hudson
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 180mm,  Width: 120mm, 
Weight:   220g
ISBN:   9780500294260
ISBN 10:   0500294267
Series:   Chineasy
Publication Date:   August 2018
Audience:   Children/juvenile ,  English as a second language
Language:   Chinese
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Introduction: What is Chineasy? * 1. The Basics * 2. Where in China? * 3. Chinese Culture * 4. Food and Drink * 5. Transport * 6. Reading Signs

'May revolutionize the teaching of Chinese around the world ... In twenty-five minutes ShaoLan's method had done more for me than had two weeks of headaches clutching Collins's Easy Learning Chinese Characters' - Sunday Times

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