Modern Mandarin Chinese Grammar: A Practical Guide: Volume 2 by Claudia Ross,Jing-heng Sheng Ma

By Claudia Ross,Jing-heng Sheng Ma

Modern Mandarin chinese language Grammar presents an leading edge reference consultant to Mandarin chinese language, combining conventional and function-based grammar in one volume.



The Grammar is split into elements. half A covers conventional grammatical different types akin to word order, nouns, verbs and specifiers. half B is thoroughly equipped round language capabilities and notions reminiscent of:





  • Communication strategies

  • Making comparisons

  • Giving and looking information

  • Expressing apologies, regrets and sympathies



The elements of the Grammar are heavily associated by way of huge cross-references, offering a grammatical and practical point of view on many styles. All grammar issues and services are richly illustrated with examples, with a robust specialise in modern usage.



Main gains of the grammar contain:





  • Examples given in simplified characters, conventional characters and romanization (pinyin)

  • Clear factors and available descriptions

  • Particular recognition to parts of specific hassle for rookies of Mandarin chinese language



Implementing suggestions from clients of the 1st variation of the Grammar, this moment version has been revised all through to provide improved reasons, examples, cross-referencing, and indexing and fresh chapters on point, resultative verbs, directional verbs and "ba" sentences.


This is the right reference grammar for beginners of Mandarin chinese language in any respect degrees, from straight forward to complex. No past wisdom of grammatical terminology is believed and a thesaurus of grammatical phrases is supplied. This Grammar is followed through the Modern Mandarin chinese language Grammar Workbook (978-0-415-83488-9; on hand for separate buy) which gains comparable routines and activities.

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