Chinese Buzzwords

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$5.95
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SKU:
9781602204065
Publisher:
Shanghai Press
ISBN:
9781602204065
Format:
Paperback
Date Published:
09/10/2010
Illustrations:
2-color throughout
Number of Pages:
376
Trim Size:
4 X 5 3/4

This hilarious and whimsical Chinese langauge book shows all the slang words that have entered the Chinese lexicon in the last few years. This compendium of hip, contemporary buzz words will amuse and delight those who want to know what people are talking about in China now.

The book arose from a weekly column in the Shanghai Daily newspaper that introduced new Chinese words an slang. This compilation contains all the terms and phrases published in the "Buzzwords" column for the past four years.

Each term is presented first in Chinese and then in pinyin. Then it's followed by its English translation and a short paragraph to explain its basic meaning and usage.


About the Author:
Shanghai Daily is an English-language newspaper. The newspaper is very popular among expatriates who have stayed in the city for a long time, as well as those foreigners coming to Shanghai for purposes of study, travel or business.