Pocket Mandarin Chinese Dictionary

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$6.95
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SKU:
9780794600433
Publisher:
Periplus Editions (HK) Ltd.
ISBN:
9780794600433
Format:
Paperback
Date Published:
09/15/2002
Illustrations:
3,000 of the most commonly used words
Number of Pages:
96
Trim Size:
4 1/4 X 7 1/2

It's never a good idea to be overly–relient on technology while traveling! Look up words quickly and easily with this great little Chinese dictionary.

Intended for use by students, tourists, and business people traveling to China Pocket Mandarin Chinese Dictionary is an essential tool for communication and a great way to learn Chinese. It features all the essential Chinese vocabulary appropriate for beginning to intermediate students. It's handy pocket format and easy-to read type will make any future trip to China much easier. In addition to being an excellent English to Mandarin dictionary and Mandarin to English dictionary Pocket Mandarin Chinese Dictionary contains important notes on the Chinese language, Chinese grammar, and proper Mandarin pronunciation. All entries are written in the Romanized form (hanyu pinyin) as well as Chinese characters (hanzi) so that in the case of difficulties the book can simply be shown to the person the user is trying to communicate with.

This dictionary contains:
  • The 3,000 most commonly used words in the Mandarin Chinese language.
  • Mandarin–English and English–Mandarin sections.
  • Romanized Chinese (hanyu pinyin) and Chinese characters (hanzi).
  • An introduction to and history of the Chinese language.
  • Information on Chinese grammar.
  • A guide to pronouncing Chinese correctly.

Other books from this bestselling series you might enjoy include: Pocket Cantonese Dictionary, Pocket Japanese Dictionary, Pocket Korean Dictionary, and Pocket Vietnamese Dictionary.

About the Author:
Philip Yungkin Lee, Ph.D. is an applied linguist with 30 years of practical experience in teaching Chinese to foreign learners. Now retired from the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia, he is the author of the Pocket Mandarin Chinese Dictionary, the Pocket Cantonese Dictionary, Essential Mandarin Chinese Phrase Book, Essential Cantonese Phrase Book, and the four volumes of Learning Chinese Characters Flash Cards (Tuttle Publishing).