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Nov 09, 2021
| ISBN 9780744040692
| Middle Grade (8-12)
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Jun 04, 2007
| Middle Grade (8-12)
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Nov 09, 2021 | ISBN 9780744040692 | Middle Grade (8-12)
Jun 04, 2007 | ISBN 9780756629021 | Middle Grade (8-12)
Do you want to learn the world’s most spoken language? This easy-to-use beginner’s guide and audio app will get you speaking basic Mandarin in no time.With useful tips, practice exercises, and fascinating insights into Chinese culture, Get Talking Chinese teaches you how to read, write, and speak Mandarin Chinese step by step. The accompanying audio app covers all the vocabulary in the book, helping you perfect your pronunciation and quickly get to grips with the Mandarin tones. Aimed at children aged 8+, but of appeal to beginners of all ages, it will teach you all the words and phrases you’ll need to get by in China, so you can introduce yourself, read and write numbers, and chat about the weather, food, and interests. What’s more, you can give yourself a Chinese name, haggle over shop prices, and learn all about the national culture. The book covers Pinyin, the system used to spell out Chinese characters using Roman letters, and introduces the Chinese writing system, identifying more than 200 of the most frequently used Chinese characters. Bold illustrations and photographs, and a compact, super-stylish design help make the process of learning fun and accessible. There is no Great Wall stopping you from learning now.
If you’re interested in learning a new lingo, why not try the world’s most spoken language?This crystal clear and completely comprehensive guide to Chinese is everything you need in one perfect package.
There is no Great Wall stopping you from learning now. Follow Get Talking Chinese and you’ll be speaking, writing, and understanding the most popular language in no time. This beginner’s book for adults and children is based on Pinyin, the system used to spell out Chinese characters using Roman letters. You’ll learn language and phrases for everyday use so you can introduce yourself, read and write numbers, and chat about the weather, food, and interests. What’s more, you can give yourself a Chinese name, haggle over shop prices, master Chinese characters, and learn all about the national culture. Inside this visual guide is an audio CD to help you speak Chinese with ease. Any time you spot the special headphones symbol inside, simply switch on the CD and make sure your pronunciation sounds spot-on.
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