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Oxford Beginner's Chinese Dictionary (Paperback, New title)

By Dictionaries, Oxford

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The Oxford Beginner's Chinese Dictionary is a brand new guide to learning Chinese. Designed specifically for English-speaking adult learners who are either learning from scratch or refreshing lost language skills, it offers an easy to use dictionary, extra help with vocabulary, a...nd essential information on living and interacting in the Chinese-speaking world. The dictionary is exceptionally easy to use, because it moves away from the traditional dictionary layout. All main translations are preceded by an equals sign so that they are instantly identifiable, and all parts of the entry are spelt out in full, avoiding confusing jargon and abbreviations. Grammar and usage notes throughout the text warn of possible translation pitfalls, and thousands of example phrases show how the language is used in context. The 30-page Learning and Lifestyle kit gives key information on both the Chinese language, with a list of the words you really need to know, grammar help, and verb tables, and on life in the Chinese-speaking world: background information on lifestyle and culture, tips on etiquette and interaction in the language, and a phrasefinder for use when travelling. The Oxford Beginner's Chinese Dictionary is your essential companion to learning Chinese.
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ISBN 9780199298532
Released NZ 1 Dec 2006
Publisher Oxford University Press (R)
Format Paperback, New title
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ISBN-13 9780199298532
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Oxford University Press (R)
Imprint Oxford University Press
Released 1 Dec 2006
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback, New title
Edition New title
Author(s) By Dictionaries, Oxford
Category Bilingual Dictionaries
China
Asia
Number of Pages 528
Dimensions Width: 129mm
Height: 196mm
Spine: 28mm
Dewey Code 495.1321
Weight 496g
Interest Age 14+ years
Reading Age 14+ years
Library of Congress Chinese language - English, English language - Chinese, Chinese, Chinese language
NBS Text Bilingual Dictionaries
ONIX Text General/trade

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