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  • Modern Mandarin Chinese Grammar Workbookby Claudia Ross; Jing-Heng Sheng Ma; Baozhang He

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 47.95

    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. With... more...

  • Developing Writing Skills in Chineseby Boping Yuan; Kan Qian

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Developing Writing Skills in Chinese has been devised for post-intermediate students who need to write Chinese in the course of their life, work or study. Each unit covers a specific style of writing and is reinforced with a rich selection of model texts. All texts are followed by supporting notes examining the formats, styles, grammar structures... more...

  • Basic Patterns of Chinese Grammarby Qin Xue Herzberg; Larry Herzberg

    Stone Bridge Press 2012; US$ 12.99

    A handy classroom, test-prep, and study supplement to help you speak and write with confidence while avoiding common mistakes. more...

  • Modern Mandarin Chinese Grammarby Claudia Ross; Jing-heng Sheng Ma

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 59.95

    Modern Mandarin Chinese Grammar provides an innovative reference guide to Mandarin Chinese, combining traditional and function-based grammar in a single volume. The Grammar is divided into two parts. Part A covers traditional grammatical categories such as phrase order, nouns, verbs and specifiers. Part B is carefully organized around language... more...

  • A Frequency Dictionary of Mandarin Chineseby Richard Xiao; Paul Rayson; Tony McEnery

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 41.95

    A Frequency Dictionary of Mandarin Chinese is an invaluable tool for all learners of Mandarin Chinese, providing a list of the 5,000 words and the 2,000 Chinese characters (simplified) most commonly used in the language. Based on a fifty-million-word corpus composed of spoken, fiction, non-fiction and news texts in current use, the dictionary... more...

  • The Syntax of Chineseby C.-T. James Huang; Y.-H. Audrey Li; Yafei Li

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 60.00 US$ 49.20

    A guide to Chinese syntax covering a broad variety of topics including categories, argument structure, passives and anaphora. more...

  • Acquisition of Word Order in Chinese as a Foreign Languageby Wenying Jiang

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 210.00

    In this book, linguistic achievements of word order studies in Chinese have been applied to Chinese second language acquisition research. By analyzing a great number of word order errors made by learners of Chinese as a foreign language (CFL), this book has developed a method for describing and explaining Chinese word order errors. With this... more...

  • Chinese Language(s)by Maria Kurpaska

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 210.00

    The book uncovers the role The Great Dictionary of Modern Chinese Dialects plays in analyzing the spectrum of linguistic differentiation in China. The author starts by sketching the development and current state of Chinese dialectology and dialectal research. She then provides an analysis of the Dictionary and of the kind of information... more...

  • Dramatized Discourseby Zhuo Jing-Schmidt

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2005; US$ 195.00

    Language is a symbolic system of meanings evoked by linguistic forms. The choice of forms in communication is non-arbitrary. Rather, speakers pick those forms whose meanings best convey their discourse intention. The meaning of the Mandarin ba -construction, argues Jing-Schmidt, is discourse dramaticity , a concept that includes high conceptual salience... more...

  • Stance in Talkby Ruey-Jiuan Regina Wu

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2004; US$ 149.00

    Guided by the methodology of conversation analysis (CA), this book explores how participants in Mandarin conversation display stance in the unfolding development of action and interaction, and, in particular, how this is accomplished through the use of two Mandarin final particles. Through a close examination of the sequential environments of these... more...