With practical information about Chinese customs, this is a comprehensive guide to the Chinese language and way of life for students of Chinese, travellers and anyone who wants to know more about the country, its history and inhabitants. Each chapter contains a "taking it further" section and langauge tips on how to write or talk about each topic.
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Kenneth Wilkinson, graduate in Chinese studies, has spent two years studying Chinese language and culture in Beijing and lived with a Chinese family for five years while researching and writing on Chinese culture.
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Book Description McGraw-Hill, 2002. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110071407138
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Book Description McGraw-Hill, 2002. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Teach Yourself Language, Life, and Culture titles delve into the customs and ways of their featured countries, taking a respectful yet lively point of view. Topics include government, arts, language, work, leisure, education, festivals, and food. Each title explains the role of language in shaping culture and provides practical information for travelers. Find out about traditional Chinese medicine, English fish and chips, the Welsh red dragon, and even Christmas in Japan. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0071407138