Published October 23, 2002
by Columbia University Press .
Written in English
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Integrated Chinese Volume 3 Textbook, 4th out of 5 stars 3. Integrated Chinese: Textbook Simplified out of 5 stars Learn to Speak Cantonese I: A Beginner's Guide Jade Jia Ying Wu. out of 5 stars Integrated Chinese: Level 2, Part 1 (Simplified and out of 5 stars Integrated Chinese: Level 1, Part 2 Character. The History of Modern Chinese Literature is a survey of the major writers of the first half of the twentieth century and their works in the context of the events which transformed Chinese society in that period.. The themes of modern Chinese literature were quite different from those of the classics. The new literature explored such themes as peasants, women and intellectuals, as Format: Paperback. Modern Chinese (BOOK 1) In BOOK 1, Part 1 teaches the Chinese Pinyin system, the Romanization of Mandarin, often considered the foundation for learning the language. After Part 1 is completed, you can move on to Part 2 which provides an understanding of grammar points. There are useful examples to help you grasp each of the grammar points. Colloquial Chinese With this book, you’ll learn around basic Chinese characters and how they are used in a sentence. You’ll learn the character pronunciation using pinyin. But if you’re looking for a complete background information on the tones and the Chinese culture, I suggest you skip this one and choose the first book in the : Ginny Ng.
But which are the BEST books, so you don’t have to sift through them all. Here are what I feel are the best 10 books about China: 1. The Water Margin: Outlaws of the Marsh (Tuttle Classics) Shi Naian (Author), J.H. Jackson (Translator) $ The Water Margin is one of the “Four Great Classical Novels” of Chinese literature. One of the trickiest parts of learning Chinese is the different approach you’ll take to reading. Unlike other languages that use a phonetic alphabet, Chinese is comprised entirely of logographs. It’ll take some time getting used to this. The good news is that basic Chinese books will usually have corresponding pinyin for characters. You’ll learn how to pronounce each Author: Ginny Ng. To actually answer the question put forth, here is a short list of some resources you may find crucial at the beginning of your learning process. 1.) Assimil Chinese - with audio cds. This is the very first resource I used when learning Chinese. Hollie says: Tuttle’s Book for Learning Chinese Characters is a really interesting introduction to Chinese characters. Aimed at beginners, it uses creative stories and images to teach the meaning, tone and pronunciation of a character.
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