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Chinese Verbs & Essentials of Grammar by Julian K. Wheatley
Call Number: Payson Library MAIN STACKS PL1235 .W53 2014
Publication Date: 2014-10-06
This book gives you: An excellent introduction to the basics of Chinese (if you are a beginner) or a quick, thorough refresher (if you already have experience with the language) Essential information on the Chinese language--its history, varieties, tonal features, character writing system, and lean grammatical structure Numerous examples presented in Chinese characters, Pinyin transcription, word-for-word and idiomatic translations
Oxford Chinese Dictionary by Oxford Oxford Languages
Call Number: Payson Oversize PL1455 .O88 2010
Publication Date: 2010-09-01
By far the largest and most up-to-date single-volume English-Chinese and Chinese-English dictionary available and endorsed by academics worldwide, the Oxford Chinese Dictionary has been designed both for English speakers learning Mandarin Chinese and Mandarin Chinese speakers learning English.
Short Stories in Chinese by John Balcom (Editor)
Call Number: Payson Library MAIN STACKS PL2658.E8 S56 2013
Publication Date: 2013-06-25
Here is the perfect introduction to contemporary fiction from the world's most spoken language. These eight short stories, with parallel translations, offer students at all levels the opportunity to enjoy a wide range of contemporary literature without having constantly to refer to a dictionary.
Suitable for college and high school students and those learning on their own, this fully illustrated coursebook provides comprehensive instruction in the history and practical techniques of Chinese calligraphy.
This general introduction to the study of Chinese traces the language's history from its beginnings in the second millennium B.C. to the present, and provides a clear picture of the contemporary language and its sociolinguistic status.
This book provides a research-based account of how to teach and learn Chinese as a foreign language. Specially written for Chinese language teachers, student teachers, and applied linguists, this is the first book written in English that systematically addresses all major aspects involved in teaching and learning Chinese as a foreign language.