Chinese Demystified: A Self-Teaching Guide

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Chinese Demystified: A Self-Teaching Guide by Claudia Ross

Learning Chinese is a no-brainer with Demystified Chinese: A Self-Teaching Guide

Demystified walks you step by step through the fundamentals and moves on to more advanced topics. Each chapter concludes with a self-test that allows you to track your progress, and a comprehensive final exam at the end of the book gives instant feedback on new language skills. The book includes characters in simplified and traditional formats along with pinyin phonetic translation for easy pronunciation.

Chinese Demystified: A Self-Teaching Guide - Table of contents

  • Ch 1: Pronunciation (basics, pronuncation)
  • Ch 2: People and Things (greetings, “who is”, and “what is”)
  • Ch 3: Asking Questions (describing people/nationalities)
  • Ch 4: Making Plans (talking on the phone)
  • Ch 5: Happy Birthday (numbers, dates)
  • Ch 6: Sick and Tired (Future tense, accusative case)
  • Ch 7: In a Restaurant(food and drink)
  • Ch 8: Going Shopping (telling time, colors, possession)
  • Ch 9: Traveling by Train (imperatives, using “should have”)
  • Ch 10: Trip to the Beach (weather, superlatives)
  • Ch 11: Rich and Poor (possessives, the Euro)
  • Ch 12: Car Trouble (prepositions)
  • Ch 13: Time for Fun (past tense, contractions)
  • Ch 14: Home Life (rooms, reflexives)
  • Ch 15: Staying Informed (inanimate pronouns)

Chinese Demystified: A Self-Teaching Guide - About the Author

Claudia Ross, Ph.D., is a professor of Chinese at Holy Cross University. She is the author of Schaum’s Outline of Chinese Grammar.

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Product Description

Chinese Demystified: A Self-Teaching Guide by Claudia Ross

Learning Chinese is a no-brainer with Demystified Chinese: A Self-Teaching Guide

Demystified walks you step by step through the fundamentals and moves on to more advanced topics. Each chapter concludes with a self-test that allows you to track your progress, and a comprehensive final exam at the end of the book gives instant feedback on new language skills. The book includes characters in simplified and traditional formats along with pinyin phonetic translation for easy pronunciation.

Chinese Demystified: A Self-Teaching Guide - Table of contents

  • Ch 1: Pronunciation (basics, pronuncation)
  • Ch 2: People and Things (greetings, “who is”, and “what is”)
  • Ch 3: Asking Questions (describing people/nationalities)
  • Ch 4: Making Plans (talking on the phone)
  • Ch 5: Happy Birthday (numbers, dates)
  • Ch 6: Sick and Tired (Future tense, accusative case)
  • Ch 7: In a Restaurant(food and drink)
  • Ch 8: Going Shopping (telling time, colors, possession)
  • Ch 9: Traveling by Train (imperatives, using “should have”)
  • Ch 10: Trip to the Beach (weather, superlatives)
  • Ch 11: Rich and Poor (possessives, the Euro)
  • Ch 12: Car Trouble (prepositions)
  • Ch 13: Time for Fun (past tense, contractions)
  • Ch 14: Home Life (rooms, reflexives)
  • Ch 15: Staying Informed (inanimate pronouns)

Chinese Demystified: A Self-Teaching Guide - About the Author

Claudia Ross, Ph.D., is a professor of Chinese at Holy Cross University. She is the author of Schaum’s Outline of Chinese Grammar.

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Additional Information
Book Genre Reference
Binding Paperback
Publisher McGraw Hill
Number of pages 448
ISBN 9780071477253
Date of Publication 1 Dec 2010
Language Chinese (Mandarin)
Level Beginner
Media Type Book
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