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Chinese for dummies  Cover Image Book Book

Chinese for dummies / by Dr. Wendy Abraham.

Abraham, Wendy, (author.).

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  • ISBN: 9781119475446
  • ISBN: 1119475449
  • Physical Description: 380 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm.
  • Edition: Third edition.
  • Publisher: Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, Inc., [2018]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes index.
Summary, etc.:
"The fun way to learn to speak Chinese With more than 1.2 billion speakers across the globe -- and with nearly 3 million in the U.S. alone -- Mandarin Chinese claims the top spot as the world's most common language. If you want to learn this language to get ahead at school or work, or to make your travel to China easier, this is the handy reference you'll want by your side. Chinese For Dummies teaches basic grammar, as well as the necessary vocabulary to make introductions and greetings, use proper etiquette, make small talk, make transportation arrangements, order food and beverages, ask directions, deal with money, shop, access recreation, and handle an emergency. Concentrates on Mandarin Chinese and features new and revised content Includes major updates to all the necessary foundational information needed to speak Chinese Covers grammar, verb conjugations, and pronunciations Offers a refreshed mini-dictionary complete with even more vocabulary Find free conversational audio tracks online As the Chinese economy continues to grow, the importance of Chinese as a trade language will also increase"--Provided by publisher.
Subject: Chinese language > Textbooks for foreign speakers > English.
Chinese language > Self-instruction.
Chinese language > Sound recordings for English speakers.
Genre: Instructional and educational works.

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  • 5 of 5 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Cass County.


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Cass County Library-Northern Resource Center 495.1 ABR 2018 (Text) 0002205429109 Adult Non-Fiction Available -

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