|Spoken Chinese: Instant Learning
& Instant Use
3 Audio Cassettes)
is a nation of many ethnic groups. More than 50 diligent
and brave ethnic groups live on this large and fertile
land. They get along well and build the home land
together. But because of the different dilates used,
various and non-uniform development are made across
standard language for Chinese is the Pei-Ching based
official language, called "mandarin". It is the
common language used throughout China, Taiwan and even
Hong Kong as communication tools.
language is one of the most developed languages. It is
one of the six working languages used in The United
Nations. Therefore, learning to speak Chinese official
language "Mandarin" becomes more and more
important in the world.
book contains 23 chapters, and each chapter is composed
of three sections: sentences, conversation and
vocabulary. Each chapter has a theme and is designed to
manage some specific situation. English sentences are
printed right next to the corresponding Chinese sentences
to help learning. PinYin (Official Chinese Roman
Phonetics) are also printed to help pronunciation in
Chinese with 4 tones.
three audio cassette tapes, about 60 minutes each, record
the pronunciation from native instructors (one male and
one female) to cover all the Chinese words, sentences and
conversations in the entire book.
table of contents are: 1. Greeting Friends; 2.
Introductions; 3. Asking the way; 4. Changing money; 5.
Time and Date; 6. Asking About the Weather; 7. Asking
About Location; 8. Making Requests; 9. Express Thanks;
10. Reservations; 11.Travel And Transportation; 12.
Booking Plane Tickets; 13. Making Phone Calls; 14.
Sending Telegrams; 15. Shopping; 16. Buying Food; 17.
Going to The Restaurant; 18. At The Snack Bar; 19. A
Stroll in The Park; 20. At The Seashore; 21. Visiting
Friends; 22. Seeing a Doctor; 23. Seeing a Play.