Chinese An Essential Grammar, 3rd Edition

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Chinese An Essential Grammar, 3rd Edition - Yip Po-Ching, Don Rimmington

This new and extended edition of Chinese: An Essential Grammar is an up-to-date and concise reference guide to modern Chinese (Mandarin) grammar.

Refreshingly jargon-free, it presents an accessible description of the language, focusing on the real patterns of use today. This Grammar aims to serve as a reference source for the learner and user of Chinese, irrespective of level, setting out the complexities of the language in short, readable sections.

It is ideal either for independent study or for students in schools, colleges, universities and adult classes of all types.

Features include:

  • Three new chapters on speech habits, writing conventions and new lexicalisation processes
  • Chinese characters, as well as the pinyin romanisation, alongside all examples
  • Literal and colloquial translations into English to illustrate language points
  • Detailed contents list and index for easy access to information
  • A glossary of grammatical terms.

Chinese An Essential Grammar, 3rd Edition - About the author(s)

Yip Po-Ching is a Research Fellow, City University of Hong Kong

Don Rimmington is Emeritus Professor of Chinese Studies, University of Leeds.

  • Language

    Chinese (Mandarin)

  • Level


  • Book Dimensions

    15.6 x 1.96 x 23.4 cm

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  • Book Publication Date

    March 31, 2021

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  • Language Course Isbn


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