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Features real-world examples and a mini-dictionary
Your friendly guide to understanding Chinese quickly and easily!
Curious about Chinese? Whether you're a student, a traveler, doing international business, or you just want to pick up basic Chinese, this clear, easy-to-follow guide will have you pronouncing words in standard Mandarin like a native speaker. From grammar, numbers, and vocabulary to greetings, popular expressions, and proper etiquette, you'll make yourself understood in no time!
Discover how to
- Have everyday conversations
- Speak in "perfect pitch"
- Construct sentences
- Understand cultural rules and taboos
- Get around in a Chinese-speaking country
About the Author
Dr. Wendy Abraham
has taught Chinese language, literature, culture, and religion at universities throughout the U.S. She is currently finishing her second doctorate in Chinese Literature at Stanford.