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Tuttle Compact Mandarin Chinese Dictionary




Tuttle Compact Mandarin Chinese Dictionary
(Bilingual English-Chinese)

By  
Li Dong (Author)

Tuttle, 2017
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    About this book

This is a compact and user-friendly English-Chinese and Chinese-English dictionary. The Tuttle Compact Chinese Dictionary is a completely new reference dictionary designed for English speakers who are learning or using Chinese as a foreign language. It contains more than 48,000 words and expressions, including all the words required for the official HSK Chinese Language Proficiency Examination. Entries are carefully selected to reflect the latest usage in the spheres of business, technology, sports and media. For each Chinese word, the pronunciation, word classes and definitions are given together with other useful information on measure words, and idiomatic expressions. Over 5,000 example sentences are provided to show how the words are used in real-life situations. All Chinese words and phrases are presented in Chinese characters and pinyin so that users can immediately pronounce the characters with ease and accuracy. A concise guide to Chinese pronunciation, tones and grammar is found at the front of the dictionary, as well as lists of common character components, and measure words. A Radical Index and Stroke Order Index are given for all Chinese words listed in the Chinese-English section of the dictionary. Contains over 48,000 entries, including all high-frequency Chinese and English words. All Chinese words and phrases presented in Chinese characters and pinyin User-friendly presentation with idioms and example sentences The idea reference dictionary for students, and business people.
 
    About the author

Li Dong was a full professor of English at the Shanghai International Studies University when he left China in 1988. Before that he had spent two years with the Oxford University Press Lexical Research Unit for advanced studies in lexicology and lexicography. Professor Li has had 45 years experiences in teaching English and Chinese at university levels in China, the UK, the USA and New Zealand. He has published book-length dissertation and journal articles on lexicology and lexicography. His specialist field is pedagogical lexicography (or, in plain English, the making of dictionaries specially for the teaching and learning of a foreign language). That is why he is the proud author of the highly successful Tuttle Chinese dictionaries including --
 
    Details
 
ISBN: 9780804848107
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 704
Sizes: 190x127mm
Publication: 2/2017
Weight: 798g
Languages:
English, Chinese


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