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McGraw-Hill's Chinese Pronunciation with CD-ROM

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Book & Toy | August 17, 2009

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The key to correct Chinese pronunciation--through sight and sound

In Mandarin Chinese, the word “ma” canmean four different things depending onthe tone (the pitch)--“mother,” “hemp,”“horse,” or “to scold”--even though thepronunciation is the same. If you are not a nativespeaker of Chinese, you may find this aspect of learning thelanguage daunting. McGraw-Hill’s Chinese Pronunciationmakes it easier for you to pronounce Chinesewords correctly. You are first introduced to thesimple sounds; you then learn their combinations andcorrect tones. Vibrant illustrations in the book andvideo demonstrations on the CD-ROM even showtongue placement and mouth shapes to help you get the words right.

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Live ABC is an experienced developer of Chinese language-learning materials, focusing on multimedia. Their goal is to create learning materials that balance practicality and pure learning fun. They are a recipient of the 2007 New Leading Product Development Project Award from Taiwan’s Ministry of Economic Affairs. Chinese Pronunciation...
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Title:McGraw-Hill's Chinese Pronunciation with CD-ROMFormat:Book & ToyDimensions:11 × 8.3 × 0.42 inPublished:August 17, 2009Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0071627367

ISBN - 13:9780071627368

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Table of Contents

How To Use This Book
How To Use the CD-ROM
Introduction
Units 1-24 present initial and final sounds in a progressive system. Units are color-coded to assist memorization of groups of sounds.
Appendix
Easily Confused Pronunciation
Tone Changes
Pinyin Quick Guide
Answer Key