Basic Spoken Chinese

An Introduction to Speaking and Listening for Beginners (DVD and MP3 Audio CD Included)

Author: Cornelius C. Kubler

Publisher: Tuttle Publishing

ISBN: 9780804840156

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 384

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This is a beginning-level course in spoken Chinese that employs a revolutionary new method designed to have you quickly speaking and comprehending Mandarin Chinese. Along with its sister book Basic Written Chinese and their accompanying workbooks, Basic Spoken Chinese offers a complete introductory course to the Chinese language. As a native English speaker, working hard to learn Chinese is not enough; you have to work smart to learn this very different language efficiently. An accompanying MP3 audio CD and a separate DVD with video software reinforce the material introduced in the book. No matter why you've chosen to learn Chinese—for business, travel, cultural studies or another goal—the Basic Chinese approach of two separate but integrated tracks in spoken and written Chinese will help you learn this language most efficiently and successfully. Detailed explanations in English of Chinese pronunciation, grammar, usage, culture, society, and recommended learning approaches. A digital Instructor's Guide is available electronically. A written Character Transcript (Simplified and Traditional) is available electronically. The MP3 audio CD and software CDs feature: 40 videos with dozens of native speakers filmed on location in mainland China, Hong Kong, Macao, Taiwan, Singapore, and Malaysia. 6 hours of native-speaker audio, including all of the book's conversations. Build up sections, new words, and pronunciation exercises. Available separately, Basic Spoken Chinese Practice Essentials is the companion workbook for Basic Spoken Chinese. This practical guide includes a broad range of drills and exercises designed to enhance your proficiency in speaking and comprehending dramatically. While intended for use with the companion textbook, it can be used together with any Chinese textbook or teaching program to hone your Chinese language skills.
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Basic Mandarin Chinese - Speaking & Listening

An Introduction to Spoken Mandarin for Beginners (DVD and MP3 Audio CD Included)

Author: Cornelius C. Kubler

Publisher: Tuttle Publishing

ISBN: 9780804847247

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 384

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This is the complete beginning-level course for spoken Mandarin Chinese designed to have you speaking quickly and accurately! The Basic Mandarin Chinese series offers a complete introductory Chinese language course specifically designed for native English speakers. These books teach spoken and written Chinese separately, allowing you to focus on the area most important to you, and to learn the spoken and written forms of Chinese at different speeds depending on your available time and interest. The free audio and video recordings included with this book reinforce the content and make the learning process easy. No matter whether you're learning Mandarin for work, travel or other reasons—the Basic Mandarin Chinese approach of having two separate but integrated "tracks" helps you to learn the language more efficiently and more successfully. Key features of this Chinese textbook and discs include: Clear and detailed pronunciation, grammar and cultural explanations Exercises and activities based on real-life experiences in China Hours of video recordings filmed on location featuring dozens of native speakers in various parts of China and beyond Six hours of native-speaker audio recordings for all the book's dialogues and exercises Special software allowing you to interact with the recordings. This Mandarin textbook is designed to be used with it's seperately available workbook, Basic Mandarin Chinese—Speaking & Listening Practice Book which provides a range of drills and exercises designed to dramatically enhance your spoken proficiency and improve your Chinese language skills.
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German in 10 Minutes a Day

Author: Kristine Kershul

Publisher: Bilingual Books (WA)

ISBN: 9780944502556

Category: German language

Page: 112

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The first book in this successful series features a new look and many enhanced features. In addition to the tried-and-true flash cards, menu guide, and sticky labels, German in 10 minutes a day "RM" now contains an exclusive cut-out and keep Pocket Pal "TM", which contains over 200 words and phrases split into important sections to cover all the essential information one needs. The Pocket Pal "TM" conveniently replaces the need for a separate phrasebook with its durable "take-along" format.
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