Chinese for dummies

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The fast and easy way to learn to speak Mandarin Chinese

China has become a major influence in the world today, andMandarin Chinese is the world's most widely spoken language. Notonly is China full of opportunities in business and politics, butChinese culture, continues to make its way into the westernworld.

With an updated CD including real-life conversations, ChineseFor Dummies expands grammar, verb conjugations, andpronunciations--and includes a refreshed mini-dictionarycomplete with even more essential vocabulary.

Basic vocabulary Everyday conversations, including phone dialogue and smalltalk Speaking in perfect pitch and tone Easy-to-understand grammar rules Getting around in a Chinese-speaking country Cultural references like maintaining face, dining etiquette,and social mores

Also included is an audio CD that features actual Chineseconversations by native Chinese speakers, which allows you to hearhow Chinese is really spoken. Written by a leading Chinese languageteacher in the United States, Chinese for Dummies introducesan often-daunting language to you in a fun-and-easy For Dummiesmanner.

CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included aspart of the e-book file, but are available for download afterpurchase.

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