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Streetwise Mandarin Chinese : speak and understand everyday Mandarin

Author: Rongrong Liao; David Y Dai; Jack Franke
Publisher: New York : McGraw Hill, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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LANGUAGE TEACHING & LEARNING MATERIAL & COURSEWORK. This book presents the next best thing to a year abroad ..."Streetwise Chinese with Audio CD" offers you a unique opportunity to learn first-hand how Chinese is actually spoken. With the help of more than 25 everyday dialogues performed by native speakers, you pick up on the idioms, colloquialisms, slang, and vulgarisms currently used by people from all walks of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Conversation and phrase books
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Rongrong Liao; David Y Dai; Jack Franke
ISBN: 0071474897 0071474900 9780071474900 9780071474894
OCLC Number: 298656899
Language Note: English and Chinese.
Notes: "The practical guide to contemporary slang and colloquial expressions in today's China."
Includes indexes.
Description: ix, 372 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm + 1 audio disc (digital, MP3 file ; 4 3/4 in.)
Details: "The accompanying disk contains MP3 recordings of all 30 conversations in Streetwise Mandarin Chinese, as well as the vocabulary lists in each chapter. These files can be played on all MP3 players"--Title page verso.
Contents: Chapter 1: Greeting people; Asking how they are; Saying how you feel; Addressing each other Chapter 2: Complaining; Envy, admiration Chapter 3: Grumbling; Teasing Chapter 4: Gossiping; Disbelief; Opinions on character Chapter 5: Making friends with a girl; Flattering a girl; Self-introduction; Expressing love and affection Chapter 6: Acclaiming, praising, commending; Being proud of something; Showing affection Chapter 7: Asking and giving directions; Saving from getting lost; Asking for a person; Expressing gratitude; Making modest remarks; Making a friend Chapter 8: Issuing orders; Making a request Chapter 9: Bargaining; Complacency Chapter 10: Betting; Arguing; Boasting; Bragging Chapter 11: Taking a trip; Throwing a party Chapter 12: Worrying; Persuading, advising; Encouraging; Convincing, reasoning Chapter 13: Blaiming; Criticizing; Explaining Chapter 14: Getting angry; Advising; Comforting Chapter 15: Quarreling Answers to Exercises Indexes
Responsibility: Rongrong Liao, David Y. Dai, Jack Franke.
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