Complete Chinese: The Basics teaches the essentials of Mandarin Chinese language and usage, beginning with simple words and progressing to complex phrases and sentences.
This book can be purchased alone or as part of the complete course package which also includes a CD with 3 hours of recordings, a learner's dictionary, and a bonus wallet phrase card.
·All text is in the pinyin alphabet, the standard phonetic alphabet used for Chinese, so learning is faster and easier
·100 basic Chinese characters in a Grammar Summary at the end of the course
·Additional reference sections on letter-writing tips, e-mail etiquette notes and internet resources
·Special supplemental vocabulary sections cover topics from "Family and Relationships" to "On the Job" to "Sports and Recreation" and "Around Town"
Also available: Complete Chinese (CD Package, ISBN 1-4000-2272-X) and Complete Chinese Learner's Dictionary (ISBN 1-4000-2274-6)