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The Chinese Language: Fact and Fantasy

John DeFrancis - Foreign Language Study - 1984 - 330 pages
"DeFrancis's book is first rate. It entertains. It teaches. It demystifies. It counteracts popular ignorance as well as sophisticated (cocktail party) ignorance. Who could ask ...
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Translating Buddhism from Tibetan

Joe Bransford Wilson - Foreign Language Study - 1992 - 772 pages
This complete textbook on classical Tibetan is suitable for beginning or intermediate students. It begins with rules for reading writing and pronouncing Tibetan, gradually ...
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A Grammar of Maonan

Tian Qiao Lu - Foreign Language Study - 2008 - 425 pages
Maonan is a Kam-Tai (Tai-Kadai) language spoken by 75,000 people in the border area of Guangxi and Guizhou provinces of China. This grammar book is the first volume to account ...
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The Easiest Way to Learn Mandarin: Image Maps, Word Images, and Other Mnemonics

J. J. Counsilman, Huijing Shi - Foreign Language Study - 2008 - 211 pages
The Easiest Way to Learn Mandarin applies more than a dozen established memory techniques to the study of Mandarin, most for the first time. The mnemonic methods include a ...
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Reading Development and Difficulties in Monolingual and Bilingual Chinese ...

Xi Chen, Wang Qiuying, Yang Cathy Luo - Education - 2013 - 252 pages
This volume explores Chinese reading development, focusing on children in Chinese societies and bilingual Chinese-speaking children in Western societies. The book is structured ...
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Mandarin B for the IB Diploma

Yan Burch - Study Aids - 2015 - 256 pages
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Taiwanese Grammar: A Concise Reference

Philip T. Lin - Foreign Language Study - 2015 - 662 pages
Taiwanese Grammar: A Concise Reference is an unprecedented guide delivering clear, straightforward explanations of Taiwanese grammar while offering insightful comparisons to ...
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Visible Speech: The Diverse Oneness of Writing Systems

John DeFrancis - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1989 - 306 pages
"Visible Speech is an attempt to set the record straight about the nature of writing. John DeFrancis, a noted specialist in the Chinese language, shows that writing can be ...
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The Writing on the Wall: How Asian Orthography Curbs Creativity

William C. Hannas - Social Science - 2013 - 360 pages
Students in Japan, China, and Korea are among the world's top performers on standardized math and science tests. The nations of East Asia are also leading manufacturers of ...
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Learning to Read in China: Sociolinguistic Perspectives on the Acquisition ...

John E. Ingulsrud, Kate Allen - Foreign Language Study - 1999 - 169 pages
Ingulsrud and Allen (both professors of English, Kyushu Lutheran College, Kunamoto, Japan) present the results of a study conducted in 1991 and 1992 on the acquisition of ...
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