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- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 175.00
Ever since the start of Chinese linguistic studies, the description of the Chinese particle LE has remained elusive. This book discusses the role so-called Chinese 'sentence LE' plays in the construction and maintenance of discourse. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 35.95
This new edition of the best selling Colloquial Chinese has been revised and updated to make learning Chinese easier and more enjoyable than ever before. Specially written by an experienced teacher for self-study or class use, the course offers a step-by-step approach to modern spoken Mandarin Chinese. No prior knowledge of the language is required.... more...
- De Gruyter 2009; US$ 182.00
This book is a cognitive semantic study of the Chinese conceptualization of the heart, traditionally seen as the central faculty of cognition. The concept of HEART, encoded in the word xin, lies at the core of Chinese thought and medicine, and its importance to Chinese culture is extensively manifested in the Chinese language. The study explores this... more...
- Penguin Group US 2009; US$ 13.00
How to talk dirty and influence people?in Chinese! You can study Chinese for years, but do you really know how to talk like a native speaker? The next book in Plume?s foreign language slang series, Niubi! will make sure you learn all the colorful vernacular words and phrases used by Chinese people of all ages in a variety of situations, including... more...
- DK Publishing 2007; US$ 14.99
Ready...set...talk! Get Talking Chinese is a concise guide that provides a fun and easy way to get a handle on all aspects of Mandarin Chinese - reading, writing, speaking, and listening - as well as a look at the fantastic culture of China. Culture pages reveal amazing facts about modern China. Get Talking Chinese also includes 200 characters... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2008; US$ 158.00
This book investigates request strategies in Mandarin Chinese and Korean, and is one of the first attempts to address cross-cultural strategies employed in the speech act of requests in two non-Western languages. The data, drawn from role-plays and naturally recorded conversations, complement each other in terms of exhaustiveness and authenticity.... more...
- Cambridge University Press 1994; US$ 48.00
Linguistic examination of the cultural trappings of talk to explain Sino-American miscommunication. more...
- Hong Kong University Press, HKU 1982; US$ 14.00
A Pocket Dictionary, Chinese-English and Pekingese Syllabary more...