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  • Teaching and Learning Chinese as a Foreign Languageby Janet Zhiqun Xing

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2006; US$ 50.00

    This book provides a research-based account of how to teach and learn Chinese as a foreign language. Specially written for Chinese language teachers, student teachers, and applied linguists, this is the first book written in English that systematically addresses all major aspects involved in teaching and learning Chinese as a foreign language. It identifies... more...

  • Yufa! A Practical Guide to Mandarin Chinese Grammarby Wen-Hua Teng

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 39.95

    YUFA! A PRACTICAL GUIDE TO MANDARIN CHINESE GRAMMAR is a student-friendly pedagogical grammar aimed at beginner to advanced-level learners and ideal for use in the classroom and as an invaluable reference for self-study. more...

  • Bernhard Karlgrenby N. G. D. Malmqvist

    Lehigh University Press 2010; US$ 89.99

    The author draws a portrait of his teacher Bernhard Karlgren (1889-1978), whose research in a variety of fields laid the foundations of Modern Sinology. The work deals with Karlgren's childhood, school years, university studies at Uppsala and St. Petersburg, adventurous sojourn in China, studies in Paris, and academic career at Uppsala and Gothenburg... more...

  • Handbuch chinesische Fusionskontrolleby Markus Masseli

    Springer 2011; US$ 109.00

    Das Handbuch erm glicht eine Risikoeinsch tzung geplanter Fusionen und dient als Argumentationshilfe und Anleitung f r Fusionskontrollverfahren in China. Es orientiert sich an den f r die Praxis ma geblichen Gesichtspunkten und geht dabei auf die chinesische Fallpraxis und die Diskussion in der chinesischen Rechtsliteratur ein. Ber cksichtigung finden... more...

  • Units in Mandarin Conversationby Hongyin Tao

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1996; US$ 158.00

    This book provides a new way of studying grammar. The basic thrust of the book is to investigate grammar based on a prosodic unit, the intonation unit (IU), in spontaneous speech. The author challenges the dominant practice in the study of syntax, which has been to focus on the unit of the artificially constructed sentence. The book shows that some... more...

  • Chinese Proverbs and Popular Sayingsby Qin Xue Herzberg; Larry Herzberg

    Stone Bridge Press 2012; US$ 12.95

    A collection of 500+ proverbs in Chinese and English, capturing the enduring wisdom of China, for travelers and language students. more...

  • Plurality and Classifiers across Languages in Chinaby Dan Xu

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 140.00

    Plural marking, numeral classifiers and reduplication constitute the main means of quantification marking in the domain of grammar. The contributions in this book focus onthe typological correlation between the three different strategies for quantification, as well as on some general issues. A better understanding of the quantification strategies in... more...

  • Foreign-Inspired Chinese Termsby Suogui Li

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2011; US$ 159.95

    This book aims to classify the word production of foreign-inspired Chinese terms (FICT), within the language system of modern Chinese according to principles of cognitive semantics. FICT refers to a group of vocabulary items in Chinese that are formed and motivated by foreign entities or concepts. These words are designated by some foreign words, but... more...

  • Autosegmental Studies on Pitch Accentby Norval Smith; Harry van der Hulst

    De Gruyter 1988; US$ 133.00

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  • Problems in Comparative Chinese Dialectologyby David Prager Branner

    De Gruyter 2000; US$ 238.00

    This book discusses the methodology of systematic Chinese Dialect classification, with particular attention to the conservative Miin and Hakka groups spoken in southern China. The primary linguistic methodology employed is the historical-comparative method, and the dialects chosen as examples of classification are those spoken in and around the township... more...