Complete Mandarin Chinese

Complete Mandarin Chinese

Complete Mandarin Chinese

The perfect starter kit for learning Mandarin Chinese fast - talk with confidence in just 12 weeks The Complete Language Pack Mandarin Chinese is an easy-to-follow, practical course that teaches you all the essentials in just 15 minutes a day, five days a week over three months. It's a complete starter pack for beginners and combines the bestselling 15-Minute Language Course and Visual Phrase Book with three accompanying CDs plus a pocket-sized guide for instant reference when you're out and about. Learning is broken up into bite-sized chunks with simple conversations based on real-life situations and practice exercises giving you plenty of opportunities to test your newly acquired skills. The Complete Language Pack Mandarin Chinese teaches you what you need to know fast proving that learning a language need not be a linguistic challenge.

Complete Language Pack Mandarin Chinese

Complete Language Pack Mandarin Chinese

Complete Language Pack Mandarin Chinese

Want to learn Chinese fast? This practical, user-friendly, and uniquely visual Mandarin Chinese language course is perfect for busy people. Teach yourself Chinese in just 12 weeks with DK's Complete Language Pack, which includes an easy-to-follow course, a pocket-sized Chinese phrase book, and a guide to the essentials of Chinese grammar. The course book in this comprehensive starter pack is DK's 15 Minute Chinese, which has 12 chapters spanning a range of practical themes, including socializing, business, food and drink, travel, and shopping. Each chapter is broken down into 15-minute lessons, which combine vocabulary and grammar essentials with attractive full-colour photographs. Review modules help you track your progress and identify where you need further practice. The Complete Language Pack also contains a visual Chinese phrase book - including the essential words and phrases you need to get by in Chinese - and a guide to the basics of Chinese grammar. Two free audio apps (one for the 15 Minute book and one for the phrase book) enable you to hear Chinese words and phrases spoken by native speakers. Use the apps alongside the Language Pack's easy-to-use pronunciation guides to perfect your pronunciation and practise Chinese conversation in real-life situations. Whether you're starting from scratch or want to brush up your Chinese, the Complete Language Pack makes Chinese language learning quick, easy, and fun.

Complete Language Pack Mandarin Chinese

Complete Language Pack Mandarin Chinese

Complete Language Pack Mandarin Chinese

Want to learn Chinese fast? This practical, user-friendly, and uniquely visual Mandarin Chinese language course is perfect for busy people. Teach yourself Chinese in just 12 weeks with DK's Complete Language Pack, which includes an easy-to-follow course, a pocket-sized Chinese phrase book, and a guide to the essentials of Chinese grammar. The course book in this comprehensive starter pack is DK's 15 Minute Chinese, which has 12 chapters spanning a range of practical themes, including socializing, business, food and drink, travel, and shopping. Each chapter is broken down into 15-minute lessons, which combine vocabulary and grammar essentials with attractive full-color photographs. Review modules help you track your progress and identify where you need further practice. The Complete Language Pack also contains a visual Chinese phrase book - including the essential words and phrases you need to get by in Chinese - and a guide to the basics of Chinese grammar. Two free audio apps (one for the 15 Minute book and one for the phrase book) enable you to hear Chinese words and phrases spoken by native speakers. Use the apps alongside the Language Pack's easy-to-use pronunciation guides to perfect your pronunciation and practice Chinese conversation in real-life situations. Whether you're starting from scratch or want to brush up your Chinese, the Complete Language Pack makes Chinese language learning quick, easy, and fun.

Elementary Mandarin Chinese Textbook

Elementary Mandarin Chinese Textbook

Elementary Mandarin Chinese Textbook

Elementary Mandarin Chinese Textbook is a new beginner Mandarin Chinese course which enables you to quickly learn the basics of the language. The 24 lessons in this book are meant to be used in 3 hours per week of class instruction over one academic year. Students will need another 2-3 hours of outside practice and review for every hour of class time, using the materials in the accompanying Elementary Mandarin Chinese Workbook. These books can also be used by self-study learners due to the extensive explanations and free supplementary materials available -- including online audio and video recordings and flash cards. The entire course can be completed in 25 to 35 weeks and teaches you the basic skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing Mandarin Chinese at a conversational level. Each lesson starts with a dialogue and includes a list of new and supplementary Chinese vocabulary along with questions and grammar notes about the dialogue, a reading section and extensive exercises (that are in the Workbook). Elementary Mandarin Chinese Textbook offers the following significant advantages over other similar textbooks: Common, everyday Chinese dialogues are used for listening and practice -- complete with vocabulary lists and questions and storylines based on actual everyday experiences in China Chinese grammar is explained in simple, non-technical terms with useful notes and tips given Reading exercises are provided for all new words and phrases in each lesson Free online audio recordings by native speakers from various parts of China help you not only acquire correct pronunciation but also to understand Chinese speakers who have different accents Illustrations and supplementary video clips add authenticity to the dialogues in the book A Chinese-English dictionary is provided at the back for easy reference Chinese characters and Pinyin Romanized forms are used throughout the book (except for the reading exercises), so this book is usable by learners who wish to focus on learning the spoken language who do not necessarily want to learn to read and write Chinese simultaneously. This textbook should be used in conjunction with Elementary Mandarin Chinese Workbook and the included audio files, which can be downloaded free directly from the Tuttle website.

Get Started in Mandarin Chinese Absolute Beginner Course

Get Started in Mandarin Chinese Absolute Beginner Course

Get Started in Mandarin Chinese Absolute Beginner Course

" ?If you are an absolute beginner or simply looking for a solid foundation to your language studies for school, work or travel, this engaging course will help get you on your way to speaking, reading and understanding Mandarin Chinese in no time. Through an engaging story line, clear language presentations, and extensive practice and review, you will pick up the Mandarin Chinese you need to communicate naturally in everyday situations - from shopping and travelling to food and daily life. Engaging with our interactive Discovery Method, you?ll absorb language rules faster, remember what you learn easily, and put your Mandarin into use with confidence. Get Started in Mandarin Chinese has a learner-centered approach that incorporates the following features: Outcomes-based approach - focus your learning with clear goals Discovery method - figure out rules and patterns for yourself to aid in understanding and language recall 10 easy-to navigate units + review units - be in control of your learning. Self-check and Test Yourself - see and assess your own progress Personalization - use the language in real situations? "

Complete Language Pack

Complete Language Pack

Complete Language Pack


Complete Mandarin Chinese Pack

Complete Mandarin Chinese Pack

Complete Mandarin Chinese Pack

With a pronunciation guide for every word and phrase, a two-way dictionary that provides ready reference on the go, and a phrase book including useful cultural tips, Complete Mandarin Chinese Pack is ideal for both business and vacation travelers.

Colloquial Chinese

Colloquial Chinese

Colloquial Chinese

A major title for a language spoken by 70% of the Chinese population. The official language of Taiwan and Hong Kong, and known as "Mandarin Chinese" in English-speaking countries,Colloquial Chinesehas been specially written by an experienced teacher for self-study or class use. This paperback in the Colloquial Language Learning Series is available individually or as part of a pack. For more information, please refer to the cassette pack listing for this language.

Mandarin Chinese for Beginners

Mandarin Chinese for Beginners

Mandarin Chinese for Beginners

Chinese is a fascinating language that can seem impossibly difficult to learn at first but is relatively easy if you focus on the spoken language. This user-friendly guide to the basics helps you learn how to speak Chinese quickly and easily by drawing parallels with something you already know—English. The revised edition contains new dialogues, cultural notes, IT, smartphone and social media vocabulary and new manga illustrations. This book is designed for everyone who wants to learn to speak and understand colloquial spoken Chinese whether it is for business, for pleasure, or for travel in China—and it allows you to enjoy the process of learning the language! A lighthearted guide that brings Chinese to life in a down-to-earth fashion Real-life dialogues and situations help you to converse with confidence Sentence pattern exercises and drills help to reinforce what you are learning Native-speaker audio recordings teach you to pronounce Chinese accurately Interesting notes, idioms, sayings, and poems introduce you to Chinese culture Mandarin Chinese for Beginners contains lots of extra hints and tips drawn from the authors' many years of experience in teaching the language in adult evening classes. Answer Keys to the exercise questions are provided, and an "Extend Your Vocabulary" section in each chapter helps you to remember and understand more words that you'd think possible. Photos and insider tips about China's culture and its many unique places, add spice to the adventure! Mandarin Chinese for Beginners focuses on real-life situations that you'll encounter in China. New words are explained regarding how you'll use them to communicate with friends in real-life. The audio recordings allow you listen, repeat and remember the sentences with ease. These will help you to declare with pride, "I can say that in Chinese!"

Elementary Mandarin Chinese Textbook

Elementary Mandarin Chinese Textbook

Elementary Mandarin Chinese Textbook

Elementary Mandarin Chinese Textbook is a new beginner Mandarin Chinese course which enables you to quickly learn the basics of the language. The 24 lessons in this book are meant to be used in 3 hours per week of class instruction over one academic year. Students will need another 2–3 hours of outside practice and review for every hour of class time, using the materials in the accompanying Elementary Mandarin Chinese Workbook. These books can also be used by self-study learners due to the extensive explanations and free supplementary materials available — including online audio and video recordings and flash cards. The entire course can be completed in 25 to 35 weeks and teaches you the basic skills of speaking, reading and writing Mandarin Chinese at a conversational level. Each lesson starts with a dialogue and includes a list of new and supplementary Chinese vocabulary along with questions and grammar notes about the dialogue, a reading section and extensive exercises (that are in the Workbook). Elementary Mandarin Chinese Textbook offers the following significant advantages over other similar textbooks: Common, everyday Chinese dialogues are used—complete with vocabulary lists and questions and storylines based on actual everyday experiences in China Chinese grammar is explained in simple, non-technical terms with useful notes and tips given Reading exercises are provided for all new words and phrases in each lesson Free online audio recordings by native speakers from different regions of China help you not only acquire correct pronunciation, but also to understand Chinese speakers who have different accents Illustrations and supplementary video clips add authenticity to the materials in the book A Chinese-English dictionary, downloadable flash cards and supplementary exercises are all provided Both Chinese characters and Pinyin Romanized forms are given throughout the book (except for the reading exercises), so this book can be used by students who wish to focus on learning the spoken language, as well as those who are learning to read and write the Chinese characters simultaneously. This textbook should be used in conjunction with Elementary Mandarin Chinese Workbook and the included audio files, which can be downloaded free directly from the Tuttle website.