Chinese Verbs & Essentials of Grammar

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Your one-stop guide to mastering the basics of Chinese

Can one book have all you need to communicate confidently in a new language? Yes--and that book is Chinese Verbs & Essentials of Grammar. It offers a solidfoundation of major verbal and grammatical concepts of the language.

Each unit is devoted to a single topic, so you can find what you need and get concentrated instruction immediately. Concise yet thorough, the explanations aresupported by numerous examples to help you master each concept. Topics range from tones to verb suffixes, from dictionaries to proverbs, from measure words toonomatopoeia, and include a list of common verbs organized by semantic area.

This book gives you:

  • An excellent introduction to the basics of Chinese (if you are a beginner) or aquick, thorough refresher (if you already have experience with the language)
  • Essential information on the Chinese language--its history, varieties, tonal features, character writing system, and lean grammatical structure
  • Numerous examples presented in Chinese characters, Pinyin transcription, word-for-word and idiomatic translations

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Your one-stop resource for Chinese usage and grammar

Chinese Verbs & Essentials of Grammar offers you clear and concise coverage of verbs and grammar basics--all in one book. You'll also get access to a free audio download of bonus online learning material.

The book features all the major verbal and grammar concepts of the language. Each unit is devoted to one particular concept, enabling you to locate specific information quickly and easily. Explanations are concise yet thorough and are followed by numerous examples to assure complete understanding and mastery. The examples use contemporary language, reflecting real-life situations.

  • Convenient tables throughout the book make verb tenses and other areas of grammar immediately accessible
  • Includes a special chapter on common expressions and useful vocabulary as well as practical appendices

About the Author:

Julian K. Wheatley has a PhD in Linguistics from University of California, Berkeley. He is an experienced author of Chinese language materials and has directed Chinese language programs at Cornell University and MIT. More recently, he has been a visiting associate professor at the National Institute of Education in Singapore and at the Hong Kong Institute of Education. Currently he is co-director of the Center for Teaching and Learning in China(CTLC), specializing in the languages and linguistics of mainland Southeast Asia and China.

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