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- Springer 2012; US$ 129.00
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...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2010; US$ 149.95
This work demonstrates the change in how speakers use language to request, thank, and perform other interpersonal verbal tasks in Hmong, an immigrant language now spoken in Wisconsin, Minnesota and California, as well as in its native Laos. Since the changes that have taken place in Hmong follow directly from the language's extended contact with... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2012; US$ 165.00
Mongolian is the principal language spoken by some five million ethnic Mongols living in Outer and Inner Mongolia, as well as in adjacent parts of Russia and China. The spoken language is divided into a number of mutually intelligible dialects, while for writing two separate written languages are used: Cyrillic Khalkha in Outer Mongolia (the Republic... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 8.95
Wendy Abraham ist stellvertretende Direktorin des Stanford Center for Buddhist Studies. Katrin Buchta ist Lektorin für Modernes Chinesisch an der Universität Leipzig. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 35.95
Colloquial Chinese 2 is the ideal course for those who already have some knowledge of the language, but now want to progress to the next level. Presenting a variety of authentic dialogues, texts, and exercises, key features of this easy-to-follow course include: * revision material to help consolidate and develop the basics * a wide range... more...
- Arcade Publishing 2012; US$ 14.95
When special investigator Ding Gou'er hears persistent rumors that there is cannibalism in the province called the Republic of Wine, he goes to learn the truth. Beginning at the Mount Luo Coal Mine, he meets Diamond Jin, legendary for his capacity to hold his liquor and fondness for young human flesh. A banquet is served during which the special investigator,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
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...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 140.00
This book studies the syntax and semantics of numeral classifiers in Mandarin and other Chinese languages. It explores how Chinese classifiers are semantically interpreted in syntactic contexts and how semantic functions of classifiers are realized at the syntactic level. The book is a contribution to formal Chinese linguistics, and to... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 85.95
The Routledge Course in Mandarin Chinese is a two-year undergraduate course for students with no prior background in Chinese study. Designed to build a strong foundation in both the spoken and written language it develops all the basic skills such as pronunciation, character writing, word use and structures, while placing strong emphasis on the development... more...