Melinda Roberts , Yang Li Hui
ISBN: 9789867438478
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中國話為 中文繁體字(traditional form) / 英文(English) / 漢語拼音(Hanyu Pinyin) / 中文簡體字(simplified form) 對照。短期即可理解簡單的漢語表達模式。

The paramount goal of this conversation book is to make it possible for the learners to effectively acquire,in a short period of time,a great variety of useful,simple,easy,and understandable Chinese expressions.

This book is composed of a collection of basic words,phrases and sentences commonly used in daily life. The Chinese sounds here are spelled in the pin-yin system with English translations. The pin-yin system is a Hanyu Pinyin system initiated in the People,s Republic of China (pin-yin means”spelling the sounds” in Chinese). By using the attached CDs,the readers are encouraged to accurately pronounce the national language called kuo-yu in Taiwan or pu-tong-hua in mainland China. Constant practice will certainly make the learning process effective and interesting.

One of the characteristics of this book is the comparison of traditional form (繁體字/繁体字) with Hanyu Pinyin (漢語拼音/??拼音) on one page and simplified form (簡體字/?体字) with English translation on the next.

The contents of this book encompass Basic Words and Phrases: Numbers and Quantity”Days,Months and Years,Time,Weather and Languages;Everyday Expressions: Greetings”Expressions of Thanks and Apologies;Other Basic Expressions used in Appointments,Introductions,Traveling,Entering a Foreign Country,Asking the Way,Train Travel,Bus and Other Means of Transportation,Air Travel;General Terms and Expressions used at the Department Stores,Banks;Hotel,Sightseeing and Travel Agent;Telephone and Post Office;Dining:At a Restaurant,At a Bar; Being Invited to Dinner; Entertainment:Theater,Movies; Art,Music,Television and other situational Chinese expressions to meet your various needs. Constant practice will enable you to speak fluent Chinese and win the admiration of those people around you.
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