Chinese Proverbs and Popular Sayings: With Observations on Culture and Language by Qin Xue HerzbergChinese Proverbs and Popular Sayings: With Observations on Culture and Language by Qin Xue Herzberg

Chinese Proverbs and Popular Sayings: With Observations on Culture and Language

byQin Xue Herzberg, Larry Herzberg

Paperback | May 18, 2012

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Chinese Proverbs and Popular Sayings is for everyday readers looking for pithy sayings, deeper understanding of the Chinese culture and a unique look at the Chinese language." - The Rapidian " Chinese Proverbs and Popular Sayings opens a diverting and useful window on Chinese language and culture." - Asian Review of Books This treasury of Chinese wisdom presents over five hundred proverbs while offering keys to culture and language. Here are both the familiar, earnest sayings of Confucius and Lao Zi ("The longest journey begins with a single step") and the homespun truths of every day ("Teachers open the door; you enter by yourself"). Designed both for inspirational browsing and for students of language and culture, the text is organized by subject (Learning, Patience, Money, Family, Food, etc.) and providescommentary plus Chinese characters and pinyin romanization for each entry. Includes an index.Qin Xue Herzberg andLarry Herzberg teach Chinese at Calvin College. They live in Grand Rapids, Michigan. " Chinese Proverbs and Popular Sayings is for everyday readers looking for pithy sayings, deeper understanding of the Chinese culture and a unique look at the Chinese language." - The Rapidian " Chinese Proverbs and Popular Sayings opens a diverting and useful window on Chinese language and culture." - Asian Review of Books This treasury of Chinese wisdom presents over five hundred proverbs while offering keys to culture and language. Here are both the familiar, earnest sayings of Confucius and Lao Zi ("The longest journey begins with a single step") and the homespun truths of every day ("Teachers open the door; you enter by yourself"). Designed both for inspirational browsing and for students of language and culture, the text is organized by subject (Learning, Patience, Money, Family, Food, etc.) and providescommentary plus Chinese characters and pinyin romanization for each entry. Includes an index.Qin Xue Herzberg andLarry Herzberg teach Chinese at Calvin College. They live in Grand Rapids, Michigan. "
Qin Xue Herzberg: Qin Xue Herzberg is a native speaker of Chinese and a graduate of Beijing Normal University in Chinese Language and Literature. For the past twelve years she has been the upper-level Chinese language professor at Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan. For the past several decades she has taught Chinese to America...
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Title:Chinese Proverbs and Popular Sayings: With Observations on Culture and LanguageFormat:PaperbackDimensions:178 pages, 7 × 5 × 0.48 inPublished:May 18, 2012Publisher:Stone Bridge PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1933330996

ISBN - 13:9781933330990

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