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Beginning Chinese
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Yale Univ Pr
Publication date November 1, 1976
Binding Paperback
Edition 2 revised
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780300020588
ISBN-10 0300020589
Dimensions 1.50 by 7 by 10 in.
Weight 2.30 lbs.
Original list price $40.00
Other format details university press
Summaries and Reviews
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A complete revision of the first volume in the Yale Linguistic Series, this new version, in pinyin romanization, and aimed at secondary school and college levels, is an introduction to spoken Chinese. It includes dialogues, pronunciation drills, sentence-building exercises, examples of characters, substitution drills, and miscellaneous exercises in the form of games like crossword puzzles. There is a combined glossary-index, supplementary vocabulary for each lesson, notes, and a detailed suggested study guide. John De Francis is research professor of Chinese at Seton Hall University. Yale Linguistics Series, 1.
 
The features of this introductory text for learning the Chinese language include:
-Pinyin romanization
-Vocabulary of 600 items
-Pronunciation drills, dialogues, sentence-building exercises, pattern drills, substitution tables, games and other learning aids, memorization exercises, and a combined glossary-index
-No characters are used
 


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Hardcover
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With Andrew Reeves | 2 revised edition from Yale Univ Pr (October 1, 1976)
9780300020540 | details & prices | 7.50 × 10.25 × 1.50 in. | 2.75 lbs | List price $55.00
This edition also contains An Introduction to Counselling and Psychotherapy: From Theory to Practice
About: A complete revision of the first volume in the Yale Linguistic Series, this new version, in pinyin romanization, and aimed at secondary school and college levels, is an introduction to spoken Chinese.
Paperback
Book cover for 9780300020588
 
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With Sharon E. McKay, Daniel Lafrance (other contributor) | 2 revised edition from Yale Univ Pr (November 1, 1976)
9780300020588 | details & prices | 7.00 × 10.00 × 1.50 in. | 2.30 lbs | List price $40.00
This edition also contains War Brothers: The Graphic Novel, War Brothers: The Graphic Novel, War Brothers: The Graphic Novel
About: A complete revision of the first volume in the Yale Linguistic Series, this new version, in pinyin romanization, and aimed at secondary school and college levels, is an introduction to spoken Chinese.

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