Complete Cantonese: A Teach Yourself Guide (Teach Yourself Language)

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9780071750608: Complete Cantonese: A Teach Yourself Guide (Teach Yourself Language)

It's easy to teach yourself Cantonese!

Complete Cantonese: A Teach Yourself Guide provides you with a clear and comprehensive approach to Cantonese, so you can progress quickly from the basics to understanding, speaking, and writing Cantonese with confidence.

Within each of the 24 thematic chapters, important language structures are introduced through life-like dialogues. You'll learn grammar in a gradual manner so you won't be overwhelmed by this tricky subject. Exercises accompany the texts and reinforce learning in listening, speaking, reading, and writing. This program also features current cultural information boxes that reflect recent changes in society.

Features:

  • One and five-minute introductions to key principles to get you started
  • Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience
  • Tests in the book and online to keep track of your progress
  • Extra online articles at www.teachyourself.com to give you a richer understanding of the basics of the language
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    About the Author:

    Hugh Baker taught Chinese (Cantonese and Mandarin) at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, for 36 years. Ho Pui Kei teaches Cantonese as a foreign language in Hong Kong

    Review:

    "The living language of Hong Kong leaps from every page in a way I have not seen in any other textbook of Cantonese... the new Teach yourself Cantonese is unsurpassed." Daniel Kane, review in Bulletin of the School of Oriental & African Studies

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