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Keeping my Mandarin alive : Lee Kuan Yew's language learning experience

Author: Kuan Yew Lee; Chee Lay Chua
Publisher: Singapore : World Scientific Publishing and Global Publishing, c 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : CD for computer : Document : Biography   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Accompanying DVD-ROM contains ... "snippets of an interview with MM Lee and a demo version of the software he has been using to learn Mandarin; samples of resource materials he has been using to pick up the language; resource guide for Mandarin learners (e.g., Chinese software, useful websites and dictionaries." -- p. [4] of cover.
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Named Person: Kuan Yew Lee; Kuan Yew Lee
Material Type: Biography, Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kuan Yew Lee; Chee Lay Chua
ISBN: 9812564020 9789812564023 9812563822 9789812563828 9812563849 9789812563842
OCLC Number: 60548985
Language Note: English and Chinese.
Notes: Accompanying DVD-ROM contains snippets of interview and a demo version of software to learn Mandarin.
Description: xi, 241 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm + 1 DVD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
Details: System requirements for accompanying DVD-ROM: Windows MediaPlayer or other software to play video clips; DVD-ROM drive.
Contents: Quotable Quotes --
Interview with Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew --
Quotable Quotes --
Teching Chinese to Adults --
Learn as We Teach --
Relating Chinese to English --
Learning Materials --
Some Useful Resources for Chinese Language Learning.
Other Titles: Lee Kuan Yew's language learning experience
Responsibility: edited by Chua Chee Lay.

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Learn Mandarin while you brush your teeth or shave? This volume gives an account of How MM Lee has learnt Mandarin over the last 50 years and kept it alive, and details how the English-educated MM  Read more...

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"Minister Lee shares his process of learning Mandarin as an adult and thereby gaining a deeper appreciation of Chinese culture."

 
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