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Tuttle Learner's Chinese-English Dictionary

Tuttle Learner's Chinese-English Dictionary

Li Dong

$22.99
This Mandarin Chinese dictionary is for elementary to intermediate learners of Chinese Learners Chinese-English Dictionary is a totally new dictionary designed specifically for elementary to intermediate learners of Chinese, and containing all 3,051 vocabulary items prescribed for Levels A and B of the internationally recognized test of Mandarin language proficiency, Hanyu Shuiping Kaoshi (HSK). This self-contained dictionary has over 3,000 headwords--those required for HSK Levels A and B, plus important proper nouns and common idioms. Extensive notes on culture, grammar and meaning are included to enhance understanding and ensure correct usage. Students attempting to learn Chinese will find this dictionary to be an essential guide to the Chinese language as well as a reliable reference tool. This Chinese dictionary contains: The 4,800 most frequently used Chinese vocabulary items. All entries contain Romanized Chinese forms ( hanyu pinyin ), simplified Chinese characters ( hanzi ) as well as traditional Chinese characters if they exist. Terms are searchable by Chinese-English or English-Chinese. All Chinese entries are arranged alphabetically by Romanized Mandarin Chinese forms ( hanyu pinyin ). Chinese word components are listed and analyzed to facilitate understanding. Over 4,700 sample sentences to demonstrate how each word is used. Detailed notes on culture, grammar and usage. Chinese translations for common English names and places in China.
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Chinese Characters Made Easy: Learn 1,000 Chinese Characters the Fun and Easy Way

Chinese Characters Made Easy: Learn 1,000 Chinese Characters the Fun and Easy Way

Michael L. Kluemper ,  Kityee Yam Nadeau

$24.99
This highly-visual book introduces an effective new method for learning Chinese characters using visual stimuli and pictographs. <p/>Learning the basic characters used to write even simple Chinese sentences can be a long and arduous process. Chinese Characters Made Easy makes the learning process fun and easy by presenting the 1,000 most common characters using a new mnemonic approach that associates each character with a memorable visual and verbal clue--making memorization easy. The character for person, for example, is superimposed over a sketch of a man representing a person standing on two legs &#8212drawing the reader's attention to the distinctive shape of the character and associating the sketch with the character's meaning. <p/>The Chinese characters are presented in groups or clusters all sharing common elements and meanings, for context and ease of identification. These groups of characters all share common root symbols known as radicals, or relate to a particular theme or topic such as colors, numbers, animals, or body parts. Pronunciations, meanings and vocabulary compounds are provided for each character in the group. A free audio CD provides native-speaker pronunciations for all the characters and their associated vocabulary. <p/>Key features of Chinese Characters Made Easy include: Audio recordings of native-speaker pronunciations for all the characters An introduction to the history and structure of the Chinese writing system 1,000 characters and over 3,000 words for beginning learners of ChineseThis Chinese character book's visual approach is a powerful learning tool. It can be used by serious students and is entertaining and useful to general readers who are curious about how the Chinese writing system works and how it developed.
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Chinese Made Easy Vol. 1 - Textbook

Chinese Made Easy Vol. 1 - Textbook

Yamin Ma

$59.95
Chinese Made Easy adopts a unique approach to teaching Chinese as a foreign language. It adapts widely accepted foreign language teaching theories to the teaching of the Chinese language. Featuring four levels, it is designed for young students taking exams such as SAT II, IGCSE, IB, HSK or for students who are starting to learn Chinese on their own. The primary goal of the 3rd series is to help students establish a solid foundation of vocabulary, grammar, knowledge of Chinese and communication skills through natural and gradual integration of language, content and culture. The simultaneous development of listening, speaking, reading and writing is especially emphasised.
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Chinese Made Easy Vol. 1 - Workbook

Chinese Made Easy Vol. 1 - Workbook

Yamin Ma

$42.95
Chinese Made Easy adopts a unique approach to teaching Chinese as a foreign language. It adapts widely accepted foreign language teaching theories to the teaching of the Chinese language. Featuring four levels, it is designed for young students taking exams such as SAT II, IGCSE, IB, HSK or for students who are starting to learn Chinese on their own. The primary goal of the 3rd series is to help students establish a solid foundation of vocabulary, grammar, knowledge of Chinese and communication skills through natural and gradual integration of language, content and culture. The simultaneous development of listening, speaking, reading and writing is especially emphasised.
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Chinese Made Easy Vol. 2 - Textbook

Chinese Made Easy Vol. 2 - Textbook

Yamin Ma

$59.95
Chinese Made Easy adopts a unique approach to teaching Chinese as a foreign language. It adapts widely accepted foreign language teaching theories to the teaching of the Chinese language. Featuring four levels, it is designed for young students taking exams such as SAT II, IGCSE, IB, HSK or for students who are starting to learn Chinese on their own. The primary goal of the 3rd series is to help students establish a solid foundation of vocabulary, grammar, knowledge of Chinese and communication skills through natural and gradual integration of language, content and culture. The simultaneous development of listening, speaking, reading and writing is especially emphasised.
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Chinese Made Easy Vol. 2 - Workbook

Chinese Made Easy Vol. 2 - Workbook

Yamin Ma

$42.95
Chinese Made Easy adopts a unique approach to teaching Chinese as a foreign language. It adapts widely accepted foreign language teaching theories to the teaching of the Chinese language. Featuring four levels, it is designed for young students taking exams such as SAT II, IGCSE, IB, HSK or for students who are starting to learn Chinese on their own. The primary goal of the 3rd series is to help students establish a solid foundation of vocabulary, grammar, knowledge of Chinese and communication skills through natural and gradual integration of language, content and culture. The simultaneous development of listening, speaking, reading and writing is especially emphasised.
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Chinese Made Easy Vol. 3 - Textbook

Chinese Made Easy Vol. 3 - Textbook

Yamin Ma

$59.95
Chinese Made Easy adopts a unique approach to teaching Chinese as a foreign language. It adapts widely accepted foreign language teaching theories to the teaching of the Chinese language. Featuring four levels, it is designed for young students taking exams such as SAT II, IGCSE, IB, HSK or for students who are starting to learn Chinese on their own. The primary goal of the 3rd series is to help students establish a solid foundation of vocabulary, grammar, knowledge of Chinese and communication skills through natural and gradual integration of language, content and culture. The simultaneous development of listening, speaking, reading and writing is especially emphasised.
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Chinese Made Easy Vol. 3 - Workbook

Chinese Made Easy Vol. 3 - Workbook

Yamin Ma

$42.95
Chinese Made Easy adopts a unique approach to teaching Chinese as a foreign language. It adapts widely accepted foreign language teaching theories to the teaching of the Chinese language. Featuring four levels, it is designed for young students taking exams such as SAT II, IGCSE, IB, HSK or for students who are starting to learn Chinese on their own. The primary goal of the 3rd series is to help students establish a solid foundation of vocabulary, grammar, knowledge of Chinese and communication skills through natural and gradual integration of language, content and culture. The simultaneous development of listening, speaking, reading and writing is especially emphasised.
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Chinese Made Easy 4 Textbook 3rd Edition

Chinese Made Easy 4 Textbook 3rd Edition

Yamin Ma

$59.95
Chinese Made Easy adopts a unique approach to teaching Chinese as a foreign language. It adapts widely accepted foreign language teaching theories to the teaching of the Chinese language. Featuring four levels, it is designed for young students taking exams such as SAT II, IGCSE, IB, HSK or for students who are starting to learn Chinese on their own. The primary goal of the 3rd series is to help students establish a solid foundation of vocabulary, grammar, knowledge of Chinese and communication skills through natural and gradual integration of language, content and culture. The simultaneous development of listening, speaking, reading and writing is especially emphasised.
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Chinese Made Easy 4 Workbook 3rd Edition (S)

Chinese Made Easy 4 Workbook 3rd Edition (S)

Yamin Ma

$42.95
Chinese Made Easy adopts a unique approach to teaching Chinese as a foreign language. It adapts widely accepted foreign language teaching theories to the teaching of the Chinese language. Featuring four levels, it is designed for young students taking exams such as SAT II, IGCSE, IB, HSK or for students who are starting to learn Chinese on their own. The primary goal of the 3rd series is to help students establish a solid foundation of vocabulary, grammar, knowledge of Chinese and communication skills through natural and gradual integration of language, content and culture. The simultaneous development of listening, speaking, reading and writing is especially emphasised.
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Colloquial Chinese: The Complete Course for Beginners

Colloquial Chinese: The Complete Course for Beginners

Qian Kan

$64.99
Colloquial Chinese: The Complete Course for Beginners has been carefully developed by an experienced teacher to provide a step-by-step course to Chinese as it is written and spoken today. Combining a clear, practical and accessible style with a methodical and thorough treatment of the language, it equips learners with the essential skills needed to communicate confidently and effectively in Chinese in a broad range of situations. No prior knowledge of the language is required. Colloquial Chinese is exceptional; each unit presents a wealth of grammatical points that are reinforced with a wide range of exercises for regular practice. A full answer key, a grammar summary, bilingual glossaries and English translations of dialogues can be found at the back as well as useful vocabulary lists throughout. Key features include: * A clear, user-friendly format designed to help learners progressively build up their speaking, listening, reading and writing skills * Jargon-free, succinct and clearly structured explanations of grammar * An extensive range of focused and dynamic supportive exercises * Realistic and entertaining dialogues covering a broad variety of narrative situations * Helpful cultural points explaining the customs and features of life in China * An overview of the sounds of Chinese Balanced, comprehensive and rewarding, Colloquial Chinese is an indispensable resource both for independent learners and students taking courses in Chinese. Audio material to accompany the course is available to download free in MP3 format from www.routledge.com/cw/colloquials. Recorded by native speakers, the audio material features the dialogues and texts from the book and will help develop your listening and pronunciation skills.
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Getting Along with the Chinese: For Fun and Profit

Getting Along with the Chinese: For Fun and Profit

Fred Schneiter ,  Larry Feign

$29.99
Are the Chinese really so inscrutable? China Hand Fred Schneiter delves into the lighter side of Chinese psychology, and in doing so demystifies one of the toughest markets in the world. With an unfailing sense of humour, he offers insights for Sinophiles, Sinophobes and everyone in between. On the Hong Kong bestsellers list for twelve months, this book is now back in a new edition -- the essential item to pack in your China survival kit.
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Ichinese - Book 1

Ichinese - Book 1

Victor Siye Bao ,  Wu Angela Xinghua

$54.50
Developed by a team of Chinese language teachers with extensive experience in preparing students for the IGCSE Mandarin: Foreign Language and IB Mandarin: Ab Initio examinations, this two-level course provides teachers with ready-to-use materials, including vocabulary lists, model student essays and notes on marking schemes. Themes and vocabulary adhere to the IGCSE and IB Ab Initio syllabi. Exercises are presented in actual examination formats and full mock examination papers are provided. Audio clips (in MP3 format) for listening comprehension practice available online at www.cengagechinese.com/ichinese.
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Talk Mandarin Chinese: The Ideal Chinese Course for Absolute Beginners

Talk Mandarin Chinese: The Ideal Chinese Course for Absolute Beginners

Alwena Lamping ,  Feixia Yu

$29.95
Talk Mandarin Chinese (Book and CD) has already inspired thousands of people to learn Mandarin Chinese from scratch and find the confidence to give it a go. This pack includes a 144-page, full-colour course book and 2 x 60-minute audio CDs. Whether you're learning for business, travel or just for fun, its straightforward, step-by-step approach will ensure you're soon able to speak Mandarin Chinese in a range of everyday situations. With its specially designed activities and clear, jargon-free grammar explanations you'll quickly develop your language skills and make genuine progress right from the start. *Make real progress using the successful, proven Talk method. *Develop your language skills with tips and strategies to help you learn. *Practise and learn with interactive activities to support every topic. Other languages in the series: Arabic, French, German, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish. www.bbcactivelanguages.com
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Intermediate Written Chinese: Read and Write Mandarin Chinese as the Chinese Do

Intermediate Written Chinese: Read and Write Mandarin Chinese as the Chinese Do

Cornelius C. Kubler

$49.99
This is an intermediate-level course in written Chinese that employs a revolutionary new method designed to have you quickly reading and writing simple, connected Chinese sentences. <p/>The Basic Chinese and Intermediate Chinese books provide separate but integrated tracks to help you learn to speak, read, and write Chinese efficiently at your own pace. Some students and teachers wish to emphasize speaking ability first, whereas others wish to focus on learning to speak, read, and write Chinese at the same time. <p/>Intermediate Written Chinese allows you the flexibility to learn the written language and the written Chinese at your own pace. Learn to use 336 high frequency characters, and over 1,200 common words written with them. Together with the 288 characters and 700 words introduced in Basic Written Chinese, a total of 624 characters and more than 1,900 words are formally taught in this two-volume course. In addition, another 199 supplementary characters and over 700 supplementary words are introduced for extra learning, meaning that you will have encountered a grand total of 823 characters and over 2,600 words by the end of this course. Carefully designed to have you quickly reading and writing connected Chinese sentences. Each lesson introduces six new characters and a number of words written with them. By dividing the learning into small tasks, you attain a sense of accomplishment rather than getting bogged down. The structure and etymology of each new character is explained in detail to make the learning of characters easier, and similar characters are compared and contrasted. Some lessons include realia such as photographs of street signs, name cards, e-mail messages, and handwritten notes. Both simplified and traditional characters are taught throughout; you may choose to learn one or both. Features a variety of fonts in both typeset and handwritten styles, to prepare you to use Chinese in many different contexts--from reading signs and newspapers, to computers and mobile phone texts.The accompanying CD-ROM includes: Over 6 hours of audio by several native Mandarin speakers. Recordings of all reading selections. Recordings with the pronunciations of all new characters and words. Additional lessons and reading selections.Available separately, Intermediate Written Chinese Practice Essentials is the companion workbook for Intermediate Written Chinese. This practical guide includes a broad range of drills and exercises designed to dramatically enhance your proficiency in reading and writing Chinese. While designed for use with the companion textbook, it can be used together with any Chinese textbook or teaching program to hone your Chinese reading and writing skills.
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Intermediate Written Chinese Practice Essentials: Read and Write Mandarin Chinese as the Chinese Do

Intermediate Written Chinese Practice Essentials: Read and Write Mandarin Chinese as the Chinese Do

Cornelius C. Kubler ,  Kubler, Cornelius C

$24.99
Learning to read and write Chinese requires lots of practice. This unique practice guide can be used with any Chinese textbook or on its own to enhance your proficiency in reading and writing Mandarin Chinese. It offers a wealth of carefully designed exercises and activities to help you develop every aspect of your reading and writing ability. The enclosed CD-ROM provides over 16 hours of native-speaker recordings for dictation practice, printable flash cards and hundreds of additional pages of Chinese exercises and activities. Respected Chinese language expert Dr. Cornelius Kubler, who has taught diplomats, business people and students, presents a learning system that uses separate but integrated tracks to help you efficiently master the basics of spoken and written Chinese. The materials in this series allow you to move from complete beginner level to basic fluency.
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Chinese Made Easy for Kids Vol. 1 - Textbook

Chinese Made Easy for Kids Vol. 1 - Textbook

Yamin Ma

$36.95
Chinese Made Easy for Kids has been published since 2005 and is available in both simplified and traditional character versions. It has since been translated into Germany, French, Spanish, Russian, Portuguese and Arabic. CME for kids is widely used by teachers and students in more than 30 countries. CME for Kids (Book 1-4) is designed for primary school children, who start learning Chinese as beginners. After completing this series, children will be able to recognize over 500 Chinese characters, write from memory approximately 100 simple Chinese characters and develop communication skills in Chinese from an early age.
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Chinese Made Easy for Kids Vol. 1 - Workbook

Chinese Made Easy for Kids Vol. 1 - Workbook

Yamin Ma

$25.95
Chinese Made Easy for Kids has been published since 2005 and is available in both simplified and traditional character versions. It has since been translated into Germany, French, Spanish, Russian, Portuguese and Arabic. CME for kids is widely used by teachers and students in more than 30 countries. CME for Kids (Book 1-4) is designed for primary school children, who start learning Chinese as beginners. After completing this series, children will be able to recognize over 500 Chinese characters, write from memory approximately 100 simple Chinese characters and develop communication skills in Chinese from an early age.
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Chinese Made Easy for Kids Vol. 2 - Textbook

Chinese Made Easy for Kids Vol. 2 - Textbook

Yamin Ma

$36.95
Chinese Made Easy for Kids has been published since 2005 and is available in both simplified and traditional character versions. It has since been translated into Germany, French, Spanish, Russian, Portuguese and Arabic. CME for kids is widely used by teachers and students in more than 30 countries. CME for Kids (Book 1-4) is designed for primary school children, who start learning Chinese as beginners. After completing this series, children will be able to recognize over 500 Chinese characters, write from memory approximately 100 simple Chinese characters and develop communication skills in Chinese from an early age.
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Chinese Made Easy for Kids

Chinese Made Easy for Kids

Yamin Ma

$25.95
Chinese Made Easy for Kids has been published since 2005 and is available in both simplified and traditional character versions. It has since been translated into Germany, French, Spanish, Russian, Portuguese and Arabic. CME for kids is widely used by teachers and students in more than 30 countries. CME for Kids (Book 1-4) is designed for primary school children, who start learning Chinese as beginners. After completing this series, children will be able to recognize over 500 Chinese characters, write from memory approximately 100 simple Chinese characters and develop communication skills in Chinese from an early age.
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Chinese Made Easy for Kids 3 2nd Ed Textbook & CD

Chinese Made Easy for Kids 3 2nd Ed Textbook & CD

Yamin Ma

$36.95
Chinese Made Easy for Kids has been published since 2005 and is available in both simplified and traditional character versions. It has since been translated into Germany, French, Spanish, Russian, Portuguese and Arabic. CME for kids is widely used by teachers and students in more than 30 countries. CME for Kids (Book 1-4) is designed for primary school children, who start learning Chinese as beginners. After completing this series, children will be able to recognize over 500 Chinese characters, write from memory approximately 100 simple Chinese characters and develop communication skills in Chinese from an early age.
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Chinese Made Easy for Kids Vol. 3 - Workbook

Chinese Made Easy for Kids Vol. 3 - Workbook

Yamin Ma

$25.95
Chinese Made Easy for Kids has been published since 2005 and is available in both simplified and traditional character versions. It has since been translated into Germany, French, Spanish, Russian, Portuguese and Arabic. CME for kids is widely used by teachers and students in more than 30 countries. CME for Kids (Book 1-4) is designed for primary school children, who start learning Chinese as beginners. After completing this series, children will be able to recognize over 500 Chinese characters, write from memory approximately 100 simple Chinese characters and develop communication skills in Chinese from an early age.
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Chinese Made Easy for Kids Vol. 4 - Textbook

Chinese Made Easy for Kids Vol. 4 - Textbook

Yamin Ma

$36.95
Chinese Made Easy for Kids has been published since 2005 and is available in both simplified and traditional character versions. It has since been translated into Germany, French, Spanish, Russian, Portuguese and Arabic. CME for kids is widely used by teachers and students in more than 30 countries. CME for Kids (Book 1-4) is designed for primary school children, who start learning Chinese as beginners. After completing this series, children will be able to recognize over 500 Chinese characters, write from memory approximately 100 simple Chinese characters and develop communication skills in Chinese from an early age.
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Chinese Made Easy for Kids Vol. 4 - Workbook

Chinese Made Easy for Kids Vol. 4 - Workbook

Yamin Ma

$25.95
Chinese Made Easy for Kids has been published since 2005 and is available in both simplified and traditional character versions. It has since been translated into Germany, French, Spanish, Russian, Portuguese and Arabic. CME for kids is widely used by teachers and students in more than 30 countries. CME for Kids (Book 1-4) is designed for primary school children, who start learning Chinese as beginners. After completing this series, children will be able to recognize over 500 Chinese characters, write from memory approximately 100 simple Chinese characters and develop communication skills in Chinese from an early age.
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