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- De Gruyter 1999; US$ 133.00
This study takes a close look at so-called serial verb constructions against a corpus of data from the Chinese. The author's conclusion is that the construction types dealt with (purpose clause, descriptive clause, resultative complement construction, V-V composites) can be analyzed in terms of a unified serial verb construction schema since in all... more...
- Springer 2012; US$ 99.99
This is one of two volumes by the same editors that explore historical, philosophical, and cultural perspectives on literacy in China. This volume focuses on Chinese literacy, while the other volume is on English literacy. Since the founding of the People's Republic of China, the country has witnessed a dramatic increase in its literacy rate, but... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 8.95
"Sprachführer Chinesisch für Dummies" bietet einen schnellen Überblick über die wichtigsten Wörter und Redewendungen für den Alltag. Jedes Kapitel beschäftigt sich mit einer Alltagssituation: So haben Sie schnell die passenden Sätze parat, wenn Sie beispielsweise im Restaurant bestellen, nach einer Wegbeschreibung... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 39.95
Modern Mandarin Chinese Grammar Workbook is a book of exercises and language tasks for all learners of Mandarin Chinese. Divided into two sections, the Workbook initially provides exercises based on essential grammatical structures, and moves on to practise everyday functions such as making introductions, apologizing and expressing needs. ... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 65.00
Jerome Packard analyses the linguistic and cognitive nature of Chinese words, dispelling the common misconception that the Chinese language has no morphology. His ground-breaking study demonstrates how analysis of Chinese word formation enhances our understanding of the linguistic properties shared by all languages. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 65.00
Matthew Chen's landmark study offers the most comprehensive analysis to date of the rich and complex patterns of tone used in Chinese languages. His book, the culmination of a ten-year research project, explores a range of important theoretical issues against a wealth of empirical data not previously accessible to linguists. more...
- Cambridge University Press 1999; US$ 32.00
The Chinese language has undergone drastic changes over the past century. This book presents a comprehensive account of the development of Modern Chinese from the late nineteenth century to the 1990s, describing the establishment of Modern Spoken Chinese and Modern Written Chinese, and the reform of the Chinese script. more...
- Wiley 2005; US$ 9.99
Hundreds of useful phrases at your fingertips Speak Chinese - instantly! Traveling to China but don't know Chinese? Taking Chinese at school but need to kick up your conversation skills? Don't worry! This handy little phrasebook will have you speaking Chinese in no time. Discover how to Get directions, shop, and eat out Talk numbers, dates, time,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 37.95
Chinese: An Essential Grammar is a clear and concise reference guide to modern Chinese (Mandarin) grammar. It presents a fresh and accessible description of the language, focusing on the real patterns of use in today's Chinese. The grammar is the ideal reference source for the learner and user of Chinese. It is suitable for either independent study... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 113.00
Drawing insights from conceptual semantics, cognitive semantics, generative lexicon, construction grammar and formal syntax, this book is the first attempt at a comparative account of lexical semantic issues in Mandarin Chinese. more...