Practice Makes Perfect: Beginning Chinese with CD-ROMs, Interactive Edition

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January 2, 2009


Mixed media product, 160 pages


007160412X / 9780071604123


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Main description

Eye-popping visuals and vibrant colors combined with practical exercises make learning Chinese fun and effective

Practice Makes Perfect: Beginning Chinese Interactive Edition incorporates video, two CD-ROMs, as well as a reference/workbook, giving you an all-encompassing learning experience. You will be captivated by a soap opera while you build elementary conversation skills, get instruction from an animated narrator as you discover correct pronunciations, and find positive reinforcement with proficiency tests. By the completion of this program, you will be comfortable in using basic conversation skills for everyday Chinese.

Table of contents

Personal Pronouns
Saying "Hello"
Forms of Politeness
Self-introduction: name & nationality
Use of particles
Evolution of Chinese characters
Asking for directions
Blogs in Chinese
Appreciating Chinese Cuisine
Phrases in the restaurant
Chinese family names
Chinese courtesy
City focus: Beijing
Family members
Introducing your family
Using numbers
Asking about age
Using question words
Body parts
Practicing stroke order
Taking a taxi
Chinese family values
Tea culture

Author comments

Live ABC is a team of experienced developers of Chinese language-learning materials, focusing on multimedia.

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