Mastering Chinese: The Complete Course for Beginners (MacMillan Master Series (Languages) #7) (Paperback)

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Description


With free-to-access audio online This lively course teaches Mandarin Chinese to a broad range of learners in a modern, structured and engaging way.

The focus is on acquiring basic conversational skills, and the text has a friendly, non-formal style, building up gently with a wealth of lively, imaginative exercises. The text places some emphasis on correct pronunciation, as this is so important in Mandarin. It introduces right from the start the fascinating Chinese script and includes essential grammar, along with interesting cultural insights. Pinyin, the standard system of spelling using the Roman alphabet to transliterate Chinese, is also included to help build confidence.

The course is aimed at beginners with little or no previous knowledge of the language who want to begin to understand, speak, read and write Mandarin Chinese confidently. This is all you would expect from a modern Mandarin Chinese language course but can't find

About the Author


CATHERINE HUA XIANG is East Asian Languages Coordinator at the LSE Language Centre, London where she is also Programme Director for the BSc International Relations and Chinese. She is also UK Director of the LSE Confucius Institute for Business London. She was previously Mandarin Chinese Coordinator, Language Centre, University of Bristol, UK.CATHERINE HUA XIANG is East Asian Languages Coordinator at the LSE Language Centre, London where she is also Programme Director for the BSc International Relations and Chinese. She is also UK Director of the LSE Confucius Institute for Business London. She was previously Mandarin Chinese Coordinator, Language Centre, University of Bristol, UK.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780230200135
ISBN-10: 0230200133
Publisher: Red Globe Press
Publication Date: March 3rd, 2010
Pages: 298
Language: English
Series: MacMillan Master Series (Languages)