Intermediate Chinese: A Grammar and Workbook

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Intermediate Chineseis intended for students who have some knowledge of the language. Each of the twenty five units deal with a particualr grammar point and provide associated exercises. Features include:
* clear, accessible format
* many useful language examples
* jargon-free grammar explanations
* ample drills and exercises
* full key to exercises
All Mandarin Chinese entries are presented in both pinyinromanization and Chinese characters, and are accompanied, in most cases, by English translations to facilitate self-tuition in both written and spoken Chinese.
Intermediate Chinesereviews the principal elements introduced in Basic Chineseand introduces more complicated structures. The two books form a compendium of all the main features of Chinese syntax.
 

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Contents

Dative constructions with direct and indirect objects
15
Existence sentences
30
Sentence particle I le
43
Rhetorical questions
58
sentences 2
73
Attributives summary
87
Adverbials summary
96
de de de summary
103
Various uses of yu summary
127
Idiomatic uses of shi summary
134
The aspect marker ſ le summary
144
The aspect markers zhe IE E zhngZai and if guo summary
152
The idiomatic uses of 53 li zhe iſ bei f ma 7 bale Z me and HE ba
160
The idiomatic uses of Iſe ne
165
Onomatopoeia and interjection
170
Key to exercises
176

Every each mi g and indefinite pronouns
111
Comparisons with H bi and miyu summary
118

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