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A Frequency Dictionary of Mandarin Chinese: Core Vocabulary for Learners
 

A Frequency Dictionary of Mandarin Chinese: Core Vocabulary for Learners (CD-Rom)

By Xiao, Richard
By Rayson, Paul
By McEnery, Tony

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A Frequency Dictionary of Mandarin Chinese is an invaluable tool for all learners of Mandarin Chinese, providing a list of the 5,000 words and the 2,000 Chinese characters most commonly used in the language. Based on a 50-million-word corpus composed of spoken, fiction, non-ficti...on and news texts in current use, the dictionary provides the user with a detailed frequency-based list, as well as alphabetical and part-of-speech indexes. All entries in the frequency list feature the English equivalent and a sample sentence with English translation. The dictionary also contains thirty thematically organised lists of frequently used words on a variety of topics such as food, weather, travel and time expressions. A Frequency Dictionary of Mandarin Chinese enables students of all levels to maximise their study of Mandarin vocabulary in an efficient and engaging way. It is also an excellent resource for teachers of the language This CD version is designed for use by corpus and computational linguists in a format that researchers can process and turn into suitable lists for their own research work. Richard Xiao is Senior Lecturer and Programme Leader in Chinese Studies at Edge Hill University. Paul Rayson is Director of the University Centre for Computer Corpus Research on Language and a teaching fellow at Lancaster University. Tony McEnery is Professor of English Language and Linguistics at Lancaster University.
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ISBN 9780415601061
Released NZ 23 Feb 2011
Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
Format CD-Rom
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Series Routledge Frequency Dictionaries
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ISBN-13 9780415601061
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Status Back Order Indent title (sourced internationally), Allow 8-12 weeks due to Covid 19 freight delays
Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
Imprint Routledge
Released 23 Feb 2011
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format CD-Rom
 › 2 other possible formats available
Author(s) By Xiao, Richard
By Rayson, Paul
By McEnery, Tony
Series Routledge Frequency Dictionaries
Category Literary & Linguistic Reference Works
Bilingual Dictionaries
Encyclopaedias & Reference Works
Number of Pages 1
Dimensions Not specified
Dewey Code 495.1321
Weight 68g
Interest Age 19+ years
Reading Age 19+ years
NBS Text Bilingual Dictionaries
ONIX Text College/higher education;College/higher education

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