Mastering Chinese: The complete course for beginners (Palgrave Master Series (Languages))

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Teaching Mandarin Chinese in a modern, structured and engaging way, Mastering Chinese is suitable for both classroom and 'teach yourself' learners at all levels. It has a friendly conversational style with useful emphasis on correct pronunciation using pinyin. Introducing fascinating script and essential grammar, the course helpfully uses the script with the pinyin in parallel throughout. With interesting cultural insights and lively illustrations, this is what you would expect from a modern Chinese language course but can't find! Mastering Chinese is also available as two CDs only and Paperback only.

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Mastering Chinese is a modern, engaging, highly illustrated course in Mandarin Chinese, teaching conversational skills, good pronunciation and the beginnings of reading and writing the intriguing Chinese script. Based on the author's 10 years of experience teaching Chinese in the UK and in China, this carefully structured and well-paced course will soon give you the confidence to communicate well in Chinese in both social and business settings.

- Designed for complete beginners, with a wealth of interactive practice to build your confidence.
- Teaches Mandarin Chinese which is spoken by over one billion people, and is the official language of mainland China, Taiwan and Singapore.
- Suitable for study at home or in the classroom - learn at your own pace with this friendly, fun and fascinating introduction.
- Covers a variety of everyday situations you will encounter in China, on holiday or travelling for business.
- Full of cultural insights to help you understand the customs and practices of modern China.

Additional material is available to accompany this book at www.palgrave.com/modernlanguages/xiang
This product is the CDs only. Mastering Chinese is also available in a complete pack with 2 CDs (ask for ISBN 978-0-230-20055-5). The book can be purchased separately (ISBN 978-0-230-20013-5).

About the Author:

CATHERINE HUA XIANG is Language Coordinator for Mandarin at the LSE Language Centre, London, and was previously Mandarin Chinese Coordinator, Language Centre, University of Bristol, UK.

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