With its clear layout, this invaluable book offers the learner of Mandarin Chinese or English the essential two-in-one reference: an up-to-date dictionary and a user-friendly language supplement in one handy volume.
Use your senses to learn the most important words and phrases in Mandarin Chinese! With colorful images and a free audio download, this attractive and practical guide to Chinese language and culture helps you find what you need quickly and easily. Also contains a Chinese-English and English-Chinese Index. Everyday words are arranged by theme with attractive, up-to-date images to guide you.Each topic presents the most practical phrases to support your first steps in Mandarin Chinese. Download the audio to follow and practise each word and phrase. Helpful cultural and country information is included to enhance your appreciation of China and its people.
A comprehensive 2-way Mandarin Chinese-English dictionary with over 15,000 entries. The dictionary features simplified Chinese characters and the internationally standard pinyin Romanization for all entries. Perfect for businesspeople, travelers and students.
With over 10,000 fully illustrated terms arranged by theme and an audio app, Mandarin Chinese language learning has never been easier. Perfect for tourist and business travellers alike, DK's Bilingual Visual Dictionary series is by your side when buying food, talking about work, discussing health, and studying language. Stunning visuals and comprehensive indexes combine to make the Mandarin Chinese English Bilingual Visual Dictionary your indispensable Mandarin Chinese language companion. Fully updated to reflect recent changes in technology and clothing, the Mandarin Chinese English Bilingual Visual Dictionary also features an easy-to-use free audio app available on the App Store and Google Play, enabling you to hear terms spoken out loud. Learn and retain all the key phrases you need to know, and perfect your pronunciation with audio help.
This Mandarin picture dictionary covers the 1,500 most useful Mandarin Chinese words and sentences. Each word and sentence is given in Chinese characters with Hanyu Pinyin pronunciation and English definition. The words are grouped into 38 themes or topics. Each theme has 25 to 35 words and 5 to 8 sentences and is richly illustrated with color photographs. Includes online companion audio recordings by native Mandarin speakers of all the vocabulary and sentences. A brief introduction to Chinese pronunciation and tones is included, and indexes at the back allow you to quickly look up any of the words or characters in the book. Since this dictionary covers all the words for the AP Chinese Language and Culture Exam as well as the Chinese HSK Levels 1 & 2, it is an ideal test prep resource for a visual learner.
Provides a list of the five thousand words and the two thousand Chinese characters most commonly used in the language, as well as alphabetical and part-of-speech indexes.
Learn how to write 250 of the commonest Chinese characters, with stroke by stroke guidance on every page. With thousands of characters to learn, beginning to read and write Chinese is a daunting task. Aimed at learners, this book takes you through 250 of the commonest characters in a clear and accessible way. The meaning of every character is explained along with information about its radical, the compound words it can form, its history, and more. There is a practice grid on every page, showing how the character is written, with space for you to practise writing the character for yourself. It is generally agreed that learners of Chinese need a working knowledge of about 100 characters in order to make themselves at all understood and to travel in China, so Easy Learning Chinese Characters is a great place to start.
This Mandarin Chinese Dictionary is for elementary to intermediate learners of Chinese Tuttle Learner's Chinese-English Dictionary is a totally new dictionary designed specifically for elementary to intermediate learners of Chinese and contains all 3,051 vocabulary items prescribed for Levels A and B of the internationally recognized test of Mandarin language proficiency, Hanyu Shuiping Kaoshi (HSK). This self-contained dictionary has over 5,000 headwords—those required for HSK Levels A and B, plus important proper nouns and common idioms. Extensive notes on culture, grammar and meaning are included to enhance understanding and ensure correct usage. Students attempting to learn Chinese will find this dictionary to be an essential guide to the Chinese language as well as a reliable reference tool. This Chinese dictionary contains: The 5,000+ most frequently used Chinese vocabulary items. All entries contain Romanized Chinese forms (hanyu pinyin), simplified Chinese characters (hanzi) as well as traditional Chinese characters if they exist. Terms are searchable by Chinese–English or English–Chinese. All Chinese entries are arranged alphabetically by Romanized Mandarin Chinese forms (hanyu pinyin). Chinese word components are listed and analyzed to facilitate understanding. Over 3,500 sample sentences to demonstrate how each word is used. Detailed notes on culture, grammar and usage. Chinese translations for common English names and places in China.
This dictionary continues a successful collaboration between the two well-known publishing houses of Collins and the Foreign Language Teaching and Research Press. Working with an international team of linguists, both partners have mobilized their enormous documentary, lexicographical, and textual resources to present this in-depth analysis of the latest developments in the English and Chinese languages. It includes up-to-date coverage of everyday and technical vocabulary, including a wide range of specialist terminology, and provides users with thousands of usage examples based on Collins 4.5 billion word corpus, showing English as it is actually used in context. This dictionary also contains hundreds of extra language notes to help the user gain a more in-depth understanding of the way in which the English language is used by native speakers, and the usage differences between British and American English are clearly shown. Phonetics are shown using the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA). Irregular inflected forms of English words are also shown in full. A range of supplements include information on various aspects of language and culture in the UK and US.
Learn Mandarin Chinese in just 15 minutes a day with this revolutionary language learning system, now with an accompanying free app that is available in the App Store and Google Play. Practicing your language skills is quick, easy, and fun with 15-Minute Mandarin. There's no homework. Instead, use the visual guide and the free app to test yourself as you learn. Perfect your pronunciation by listening to native speakers, and learn from real-life examples that cover every holiday and business situation. Each full-color course book has themed chapters and common everyday scenarios, a menu guide, and translation dictionaries. Whether you're just starting to learn Mandarin Chinese or you want to brush up, there's no easier way to learn.
[Highlights]Learn Japanese and Korean anywhere anytime with a paperback book!This book lists approximately 4,800 core standard Chinese (Mandarin) words with Japanese and Korean equivalents. Main entries are in Pinyin (Romanized standard Chinese pronunciation) followed by Chinese characters (both simplified and traditional if applicable) and pasts of speech label ([n.] for nouns and [v.] for verbs) in the first line. In the second line, the entry's Romanized Japanese equivalents with Kana (Japanese characters) and Chinese characters, if any. In the third line, the entry's Romanized Korean equivalents with Hangul (Korean characters) and Chinese characters, if any.In Chinese (Mandarin), same characters are identically pronounced in most of the case. Therefore, words starting with same characters (initial character are in red) are classified together for easy vocabulary learning in this book. Also, in Chinese (Mandarin), noun and verb are in the same form. But in Japanese and Korean, a verb can be converted from a noun just adding 'suru (する)' and 'ha da (하다)' respectively behind noun in most of the case.This book is ideal for learners of Japanese and Korean who know standard Chinese (Mandarin). And also for learners of standard Chinese who know Japanese or Korean.
(B&W Edition)The ideal illustrated dictionary with stroke orders for over 3400 Chinese simplified characters, for all Chinese learners from beginners to advanced levels- an optimal reference book for the preparation of HSK examinations (level I-V).In addition to stroke orders, you will find the most important up-to-date meanings of characters as well as sample expressions using these characters.Illustrations for the major components of each character (radicals) greatly facilitate the building of mnemonics or memory tricks to make memorizing the whole character easier. Calligraphic sequences point out the pictorial evolution of character components helping you to understand the fascinating and also fun stories behind the characters. Knowing more about the story of a character makes memorizing them easier and interesting!An overview for beginners over the most important rules for how to write a Chinese character makes it possible for everyone to easily access the fascinating world of Chinese characters.An additional exercise book to practice the stroke order for over 2000 Chinese characters is available under the title "The Exercise Book for Chinese simplified characters - Stroke orders of 2000 Chinese characters."Find further opportunities for stroke order practice on www.mandarinstrokes.com!(Black&White Edition)
A dictionary written for English-speaking elementary-school-level children who are taking a beginning course in Mandarin Chinese, as well as for Chinese-speaking children learning English, provides phonetic pronunication and translation for each entry, along with sample sentences to demonstrate usage.
The #1 Chinese self-study course on the market is now available with online audio! Spoken by over 850 million people world-wide, Mandarin Chinese is the standard dialect for business and trade in China, one of the six official languages of the United Nations, and the world's most widely spoken language. Ideal for those new to Chinese, learning at home or in the classroom, Beginner's Chinese with Online Audio making learning to speak, read, and write Mandarin Chinese easier than ever. It includes: 10 carefully-paced and practical lessons with dialogues, vocabulary, and exercises A Chinese-English glossary of vocabulary used in the book Additional exercises for teaching stroke order and writing skills, plus an index providing traditional character equivalents Technology sections on how to read and write Chinese characters on a computer Online MP3 audio files for free download featuring pronunciation by professional actors from Beijing
Labeled illustrations of over four thousand words and expressions in English and Chinese are accompanied by brief passages to read, questions, and suggestions for conversations in English.