A handy collection of everyday phrases and
expressions chosen for their frequency of use and often complex,
difficult to understand meanings. Features sample sentences in English,
Chinese, and pinyin, plus explanatory notes.
This book is the first volume in the "Practical
Chinese Series". It is composed of 504 daily-used phrases and
idioms selecting from everyday Chinese life and basic Chinese reading
Each expression is accompanied by an explicit
Chinese and English explanation, a couple of illustrative example
sentences, which are also written in Pinyin, and a everyday dialogue
which uses the expression.
Those who have a vocabulary of 800 Chinese words
will have no difficulty in reading this book and will find the phrases
selected vivid, expressive, and always have a set and specific meaning
which goes beyond the literal meaning. In a sentence, this is a
book that provide knowledge and fun.