Streetwise Mandarin Chinese

Streetwise Mandarin Chinese

Speak and Understand Everyday Mandarin

Book Plus CD - 2009
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McGraw Hill

From the side of the Silk Route to the edge of the Great Wall, the Chinese language as spoken by everyday people

Uncover the everyday Mandarin Chinese as it's spoken on the streets and in the alleys of China. With the help ofStreetwise Mandarin Chinese, you'll get clued in on the frequently used idioms, colloquialisms, and slang currently used by Chinese speakers of all walks of life. The accompanying audio recordings include thirty dialogues performed by native speakers that bring the language of the streets alive and make remembering new terminology easy.Streetwise Mandarin Chinese with MP3 Disc is your guide to:

  • Polishing your Chinese skills and testing your comprehension with engaging exercises
  • Discovering the cultural attitudes behind many expressions
  • Encountering new vocabulary through lists of essential words and phrases and a mini audio dictionary

Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill, c2009
Description: ix, 372 p. : ill. ; 23 cm + 1 sound disc (4 3/4 in.)
ISBN: 9780071474894
Branch Call Number: 495.18 Lia
Additional Contributors: Franke, Jack.
Dai, David Y.


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