Basic Chinese: A Grammar and Workbook by Po-ching YipBasic Chinese: A Grammar and Workbook by Po-ching Yip

Basic Chinese: A Grammar and Workbook

byPo-ching Yip, Don Rimmington, Zhang Xiaoming

Paperback | December 3, 2009

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'Very well structured and clearly explained' ' Dr Kan Qian, The Open University, UK

Basic Chineseintroduces the essentials of Chinese syntax. Each of the 25 units deals with a particular grammatical point and provides associated exercises. Features include:

  • a clear, accessible format
  • many useful language examples
  • jargon-free explanations of grammar
  • ample drills and exercises
  • a full key to exercises.

All Chinese entries are presented in both Pinyin romanization and Chinese characters, and are accompanied, in most cases, by English translations to facilitate self-tuition as well as classroom teaching in both spoken and written Chinese.

Basic Chineseis designed for students new to the language. Together with its sister volume,Intermediate Chinese, it forms a compendium of the essentials of Chinese syntax.

Yip Po-Ching is a Research Fellow, City University of Hong KongDon Rimmington is Emeritus Professor of Chinese Studies, University of Leeds.
Title:Basic Chinese: A Grammar and WorkbookFormat:PaperbackDimensions:384 pages, 8.8 × 6 × 1 inPublished:December 3, 2009Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0415472156

ISBN - 13:9780415472159

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¿Very well structured and clearly explained¿ Dr Qian Kan, Open University