Contains Paperback and CD-Audio (Performance - spoken word)
Are you looking for a complete course in Mandarin Chinese which takes you effortlessly from beginner to confident speaker? Whether you are starting from scratch, or are just out of practice, Complete Mandarin Chinese will guarantee success!. Now fully updated to make your language learning experience fun and interactive. You can still rely on the benefits of a top language teacher and our years of teaching experience, but now with added learning features within the course and online.. The course is structured in thematic units and the emphasis is placed on communication, so that you effortlessly progress from introducing yourself and dealing with everyday situations, to using the phone and talking about work. By the end of this course, you will be at Level B2 of the Common European Framework for Languages: Can interact with a degree of fluency and spontaneity that makes regular interaction with native speakers quite possible without strain for either party.
About The Author
Elizabeth Scurfield graduated with a First Class Honours degree in Chinese from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) in London. She has nearly 30 years' experience of teaching Chinese to beginners. She is Chair of the Department of Modern Languages at the University of Westminster in London. Song Lianyi grew up and was educated in Beijing. He has taught Chinese as a foreign language for more than 13 years. He is at present Lecturer in Chinese at SOAS. He completed his PhD in language teaching techniques at the Institute of Education, University of London. Elizabeth Scurfield: Teach Yourself Mandarin Chinese Conversations (PB 10/05); Teach Yourself Chinese; Teach Yourself Beginner's Chinese; Teach Yourself Beginner's Chinese Script. Song Lianyi: Teach Yourself Beginner's Chinese; Teach Yourself Beginner's Chinese Script.
"An excellent book ... I can still remember most of what is said after a couple of weeks away from it" The Kanji Hanzi blog
Series: Teach Yourself Complete Courses
Format: Book with Other Items
Number Of Pages: 432
Published: 1st March 2010
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton General Division
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 17.0 x 5.5
Weight (kg): 0.55
Edition Number: 6
Edition Type: Revised