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  • Tone Sandhiby Matthew Y. Chen

    Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 68.00

    This book, first published in 2000, is a most comprehensive analysis of the complex tonal patterns of Chinese languages. more...

  • Modern Chineseby Ping Chen

    Cambridge University Press 1999; US$ 36.00

    This book describes the development of Modern Chinese from the late nineteenth century to the 1990s. more...

  • Chinese Phrases For Dummiesby Wendy Abraham

    Wiley 2005; US$ 9.99 US$ 7.99

    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,... more...

  • Enriched Composition and Inference in the Argument Structure of Chineseby Ren Zhang

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 54.95

    As with many other languages, Mandarin Chinese exhibits a rich variety of ways in expressing the arguments of the predicator in a sentence. Unlike other languages, such variation is typically devoid of any formal marking. Previous attempts in explaining such phenomena usually focus on the syntax as an explanatory tool. This book argues that a large... more...

  • Chinese: An Essential Grammarby Po-Ching Yip; Don Rimmington

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 43.95

    First published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • The Chinese HEART in a Cognitive Perspectiveby Ning Yu

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 196.00

    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... more...

  • Niubi!by Eveline Chao; Chris Murphy

    Penguin Publishing Group 2009; US$ 14.00

    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...

  • The Chinese Written Character as a Medium for Poetryby Ernest Fenollosa

    Fordham University Press 2008; US$ 17.99

    First published in 1919 by Ezra Pound, Ernest Fenollosa?s essay on the Chinese written language has become one of the most often quoted statements in the history of American poetics. As edited by Pound, it presents a powerful conception of language that continues to shape our poetic and stylistic preferences: the idea that poems consist primarily of... more...

  • Get Talking Chineseby DK Publishing

    DK Publishing 2007; US$ 14.99! 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...

  • Using Chinese Synonymsby Grace Qiao Zhang

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 44.00

    This essential reference book assists in the development of fluent, spontaneous and skilful use of Chinese synonyms. more...