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The Starter Oxford Chinese Dictionary
by Boping Yuan
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0198602588, Paperback)This revolutionary new dictionary is designed to give you a comprehensive introduction to Chinese in a completely new way. It covers all the vocabulary learners will need in their first years of study and gives unique guidance to the grammar and usage of the language.
Created specifically for beginners, this dictionary features color headwords and translations; no confusing abbreviations; and warning symbols show potential problem areas. It includes thousands of example phrases drawn from real-life situations and full romanization of the Chinese text with Chinese script following in simplified characters. It also offers a guide on how to write Chinese characters and provides full guidance on the pronunciation of Mandarin Chinese. Word patterns and constructions from language areas such as dates and telling time are grouped together to show similarities and differences.
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This is an easy-to-use Chinese dictionary, specifically suited to adult beginner level, offering all the words and phrases you'll need to get started.
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