Chinese, the Easy Way
This lively volume makes speaking and understanding Chinese relatively easy for English-speaking learners. After outlining the sound system of Chinese, the book introduces basic sentence patterns and key vocabulary through a wide variety of practical, true-to-life, and often humorous conversational situations. The book's final chapter introduces readers to the use of written characters. Practice exercises.
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Wo xiang qmg nimen chT
Pronouncing Syllables in Combination
Laoshu hao Hello Mouse
Zhongguo zi zenme xue?
Hen gaoxing renshi nin Glad to meet you
NT you meiyou xidngdi jiemei?
or Alone as a Noun
Ni weishenme gei ta xie xin?
Wo yao zuo jilu che?
NT kanguo JIngju meiyou?
Nimen you fangjian ma? Do you have any rooms?
Nimen dasuan zhu duojiu?
How do you study Chinese characters?
Answers to Exercises in Chapters 319
Chinese PTnymEnglish Glossary
EnglishChinese PTnym Glossary
Chinese PlnymChinese Character Glossary
adjective adverb auxiliary verb baba Bide bushi Chinese Chinese language chuzu cidian coverb DIALOGUE dumplings English Exercises fangjian feiji gongsi haishi haizi houlong jiao jiaolian jiaozi jiejie jingli jintian keshi keyi kuai laoshi liang Lilian Lin Taitai mama mang MEAS measure measure word Meiguo meimei meiyou Minglei modifying Neige neijia nide Nimen NOUN particle pattern pengyou phrase Place Word qian qiche question word sentence shang shenme shihou shuo SUBJ Subject Verb Subject Verb Object syllable tade Taiwan Tamen taxicab teacher tone Verb Object VERB-bu-VERB Wang weishenme Wo jia wode Women word order xia yu xian xiang Xiansheng xihuan xingqi xuesheng yidianr yige Yingwen Yinwei yiyang yong youyong yuan zenme Zhang zhaopian Zheige zher zhidao zhong Zhongguo Zhongwen