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Ease into Chinese(2nd Edition)(Simplified character version)
Victor Petersen
ISBN:9789620436604
Publication Date:2014-08-01
Price:HK$138
Pages:388
Description:

 Ease into Chinese is a short course of 12 chapters for adult beginners who want to learn basic spoken Chinese for business, travel and everyday life in China.

Readers can work through the book on their own or use it with a teacher in a classroom situation.
The course designed is clear and simple with detailed explanations. New words are minimal and the cartoons make it fun to read.

Other features include the use of a pronunciation guide throughout the book, characters so Chinese people can follow along, exercises with answers, optional writing practice and free audio files available for downloading.

The wtiter Victor Petersen studied Chinese at the Australian National University. He has worked and lived mainly in China since 1991. He currently lives in Shanghai with his wife and two sons where he runs an education company. He has translated five books from Chinese to English that have been published. This is the first book that he has written.

Contents    Introduction

Chapter 1   Hello

Chapter 2   I like       

Chapter 3   Numbers

Chapter 4   Shopping

Chapter 5   Travel

Chapter 6   Food

Chapter 7   Learning Chinese

Chapter 8   Time

Chapter 9   Hotels

Chapter 10  Work

Chapter 11  Family

Chapter 12  Daily life

 Appendices:

Appendix 1  Pronunciation guide

Appendix 2  Answers to the exercises

Appendix 3  Character index

Appendix 4  Vocabulary index

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 Ease into Chinese is a short course of 12 chapters for adult beginners who want to learn basic spoken Chinese for business, travel and everyday life in China.