Chineasy Travel by ShaoLan, Illustrated by Noma Bar
Chineasy 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.
Table of Contents:
- Introduction: What is Chineasy?
- The Basics
- Where in China?
- Chinese Culture
- Food and Drink
- Reading Sign
About the Author
ShaoLan is a writer, entrepreneur, angel investor and traveller. She is also a member of the boards of the Said Business School of Oxford University, Asia House and the New School Network (an organization backed by the British Government promoting educational reform).