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Periplus Pocket Mandarin Chinese Dictionary

Periplus Pocket Mandarin Chinese Dictionary Author Philip Yungkin Lee
ISBN-10 0794600433
Release 2002-09-15
Pages 88
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The Periplus Pocket Dictionary Series has been compiled by academics and translators experienced with the needs of beginners. These are the ideal dictionaries for students and travelers, covering all the words needed for everyday situations and travel basics without confusing abbreviations or dictionary terminology. Each handy, pocket-sized volume in this inexpensive series includes: * Bi-directional entries, both to and from English * 3,000+ entries in each language: all the most useful words for everyday communication * Both romanized forms and the authentic script are given where applicable * A brief guide to pronunciation allows the user to say the words correctly * General vocabulary appropriate to beginning and lower intermediate students * Different senses of the same word clearly distinguished by explanatory glosses * Clear layout and readable type



Little Oxford English Dictionary

Little Oxford English Dictionary Author Sara Hawker
ISBN-10 0199202982
Release 2006
Pages 818
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Packed with more than 107,000 definitions, the revised and updated edition of this popular, portable dictionary is completely up to date in its coverage.



Tuttle Compact Chinese Dictionary

Tuttle Compact Chinese Dictionary Author LI Dong
ISBN-10 9781462910809
Release 2010-12-10
Pages 640
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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



A Concise Chinese English Dictionary for Lovers

A Concise Chinese English Dictionary for Lovers Author Xiaolu Guo
ISBN-10 9780307455635
Release 2008-06-10
Pages 304
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From one of our most important contemporary Chinese authors: a novel of language and love that tells one young Chinese woman's story of her journey to the West—and her attempts to understand the language, and the man, she adores. Zhuang—or “Z,” to tongue-tied foreigners—has come to London to study English, but finds herself adrift, trapped in a cycle of cultural gaffes and grammatical mishaps. Then she meets an Englishman who changes everything, leading her into a world of self-discovery. She soon realizes that, in the West, “love” does not always mean the same as in China, and that you can learn all the words in the English language and still not understand your lover. And as the novel progresses with steadily improving grammar and vocabulary, Z's evolving voice makes her quest for comprehension all the more poignant. With sparkling wit, Xiaolu Guo has created an utterly original novel about identity and the cultural divide.



The Oxford English Dictionary

The Oxford English Dictionary Author
ISBN-10 0198611862
Release 2002
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The Oxford English Dictionary has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from The Oxford English Dictionary also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full The Oxford English Dictionary book for free.



Cambridge Advanced Learner s Dictionary

Cambridge Advanced Learner s Dictionary Author Colin McIntosh
ISBN-10 1107035155
Release 2013-06-06
Pages 1856
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A fully updated edition of the best-selling Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary. It includes up-to-date vocabulary, clear definitions, hundreds of pictures and illustrations, and a new 'Focus on Writing' section. Informed by the Cambridge International Corpus and correlated to English Vocabulary Profile, it is ideal for exam preparation and also features 'Common mistake' boxes, to help learners avoid typical mistakes.



Oxford Picture Dictionary English Chinese Edition Bilingual Dictionary for Chinese speaking teenage and adult students of English

Oxford Picture Dictionary English Chinese Edition  Bilingual Dictionary for Chinese speaking teenage and adult students of English Author Jayme Adelson-Goldstein
ISBN-10 9780194201421
Release 2015-08-03
Pages 317
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4,000 words and phrases are organized thematically within 163 topics. Includes English to Chinese translations of vocabulary throughout, and an extensive index in Chinese at the back of the book. A fully integrated vocabulary development program in American English, progressing from essential words to the more complex, delivered in short thematic units. Realistic scenarios and modern artwork are easy to relate to and these, together with story pages and practice exercises, have been applauded for their success in promoting critical thinking skills. Content is fully supported by a range of components (in English only) - including Workbooks, Classroom Activities, Audio and website.



Little Oxford Dictionary of Proverbs

Little Oxford Dictionary of Proverbs Author Elizabeth Knowles
ISBN-10 9780191084249
Release 2016-10-06
Pages 512
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Little Oxford Dictionary of Proverbs features over 2,000 proverbs and sayings from around the world, arranged across 250 subjects - from 'Books' and 'Borrowing' to 'Dreams' and 'Drink'. Each theme has a short introduction giving an overview of the proverbial treatment of the topic and each proverb is accompanied by information on its date, source, and meaning. Not only is this book a pleasure to browse but it is ideal for quick reference with its comprehensive index that makes it easy to find the exact phrase you're looking for. Beautifully produced and designed, it is the perfect gift for anyone who loves language. Drawing on Oxford's ongoing dictionary research and language monitoring, the second edition of this delightful book adds phrases that have come to prominence, or increased in popularity, since publication of the first edition, such as 'Never waste a good crisis' and 'Dress for the job you want, not for the job you have', which add a contemporary flavour to the selection of more traditional English proverbs, and the popular sayings used in the English-speaking world from Asia, Africa, Middle East, and many other cultures. Find phrases on all aspects of life in this fascinating little book.



Oxford English Urdu Mini Dictionary

Oxford English Urdu Mini Dictionary Author Rauf Parekh
ISBN-10 0195477081
Release 2010-03-01
Pages 700
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The New Oxford Picture Dictionary

The New Oxford Picture Dictionary Author E. C. Parnwell
ISBN-10 019434357X
Release 1989
Pages 124
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Presents more than 2,400 words in both English and Chinese, covering eighty-two topics, depicted through contextualized illustrations.



The Victorian Translation of China

The Victorian Translation of China Author N. J. Girardot
ISBN-10 0520215524
Release 2002
Pages 780
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"Norman J. Girardot's "The Victorian Translation of China: James Legge's Oriental Pilgrimage" is breathtaking in its scope. James Legge was a giant in Sinology; only a monumental volume such as this one could do justice to him. The publication of this biography of Legge is a major event, not just for the history of Sinology, but for the intellectual history of the late 19th century in general. Indeed, in a sense, the book is almost as much about the great Indologist and comparative philologist Max Muller as it is about the Christian missionary from Aberdeen who produced such epochal translations of the Chinese classics in Hong Kong and at Oxford. Partly inspired by Lytton Strachey's trenchant insights of into the Victorian mind and character, Girardot's masterpiece deserves to be ranked with the finest examples of the craft of writing about influential persons and interesting eras. But it is more than that; quite simply, this is one of the most outstanding academic biographies of all time and in any field."--Victor H. Mair, translator of "Tao Te Ching: The Classic Book of Integrity and the Way "and "Wandering on the Way: Early Taoist Tales and Parables of Chuang Tzu." "Through a densely annotated translation of the entire Confucian canon and two seminal Daoist texts, James Legge is the single most important individual in making the historical classics of Chinese history and philosophy known to English readership, and through it to the entire Western world. Norman Girardot's study, surpassing all previous efforts in chronicling the person and assessing Legge's legacy, is itself a monumental achievement in research, interpretation, and writing. The focalized discussion of the subject in terms of the scholar as missionary, the development of Sinological Orientalism, and the rise and growth of the Comparative Science of Religions or "Religionswissenschaft" provides unrivalled enormity of scope and depth of understanding. "The Victorian Translation of China" will remain a definitive work for decades to come."--Anthony C. Yu, author most recently of "Rereading the Stone: Desire and the Making of Fiction in Dream of the Red Chamber."



A Dictionary of the Chinese Language in Three Parts

A Dictionary of the Chinese Language in Three Parts    Author Robert Morrison
ISBN-10 BML:37001101381296
Release 1823
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A Dictionary of the Chinese Language in Three Parts has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from A Dictionary of the Chinese Language in Three Parts also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full A Dictionary of the Chinese Language in Three Parts book for free.



Oxford Picture Dictionary ENGLISH CHINESE

Oxford Picture Dictionary ENGLISH CHINESE Author Jayme Adelson-Goldstein
ISBN-10 0199027110
Release 2017-04-24
Pages 320
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The OPD English-Chinese Third Canadian Edition is an illustrated, theme-based dictionary for second-language learners. Providing a fully translated table of contents, it offers Chinese speakers the additional advantage of having words and phrases defined in their native language. This four-colour dictionary defines words through pictures, and presents each new word in context. Along with its workbooks and many other components, the OPD can be used as a reference book or as text for high school or adult ESL students at the beginner level. For years, the Canadian edition ofthe OPD has been the industry leader among picture dictionaries. The new edition is a revision which updates and refreshes some existing content, adds new content, and makes some improvements based on market research and what users like most in the competition. The OPD is designed for use both in and out of the classroom. Speaking exercises are presented throughout the OPD to allow students to practise new vocabulary in pairs or small groups, while the pronunciation guide in the index allows students to check their pronunciation when they are studying ontheir own.Specific Canadian FeaturesIn addition to the updating and refreshing, the following topics have been specifically Canadianized:* health care* government, military service, civic engagement, driver licensingChange details in 3e:* 10 New Pages* 45 new or revised large- and medium-size illustrations and tech art* 37 new photos and 2 realia revisions* 150 new and 52 revised Spot Illustrations* more than 562 word modifications (new words or changes)



Macquarie Dictionary

Macquarie Dictionary Author Macquarie Library
ISBN-10 1876429666
Release 2009
Pages 1940
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This fifth edition of the Macquarie, measuring a new awareness of environment and fragility, will mark a turning of the tide in our consciousness, in the span of our response, in the way we give voice to place – and place to voice. (Her Excellency Ms Quentin Bryce, Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia)Since the Macquarie Dictionary was first published in 1981, its reputation as Australia's national dictionary has gone from strength to strength. It is now nationally and internationally regarded as the standard reference on Australian English. A comprehensive and up-to-date account of our variety of English, it not only includes all those words and senses peculiar to Australian English, but also those common to the whole English-speaking world.



Tuttle Chinese English Dictionary

Tuttle Chinese English Dictionary Author Li Dong
ISBN-10 9781462910793
Release 2009-06-10
Pages 320
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This is an extensive and user–friendly Chinese to English dictionary. The Tuttle Chinese–English Dictionary provides clear and accurate definitions in idiomatic English for the 18,000 most common Chinese vocabulary items (characters and compounds), including all words required for the official HSK Chinese Language Proficiency Examination used by the Chinese government as well as corporations and universities worldwide. This Chinese dictionary is designed specifically for English speakers. All entries are listed alphabetically in their romanized form using the standard Hanyu Pinyin romanization system. To ensure that the dictionary is up–to–date, recently coined terms have been included reflecting the dramatic changes taking place in Chinese society, business and education. Entries contain idiomatic expressions and detailed notes on Chinese culture, grammar and usage that are extremely useful for foreigners—a unique feature found in no other Chinese dictionary. Over 8,000 example Chinese sentences are provided showing how Chinese words are used in real–life situations. A concise guide to Chinese pronunciation, tones and grammar and lists of common character components, measure words are given at the front of the dictionary, while Chinese personal and place names are given at the back. Indexes list characters by strokes and also by radicals to enable the reader to look up characters when the pronunciation is not known. Key features of this Chinese dictionary include: Clear and concise definitions for 18,000 common vocabulary items. The only Chinese dictionary designed specifically for English speakers. All entries listed alphabetically in romanized Hanyu Pinyin form. Includes all words for the HSK Chinese language Proficiency Examination.



Fluent Forever

Fluent Forever Author Gabriel Wyner
ISBN-10 9780385348102
Release 2014-08-05
Pages 336
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The ultimate rapid language-learning guide! For those who’ve despaired of ever learning a foreign language, here, finally, is a book that will make the words stick. At thirty years old, Gabriel Wyner speaks six languages fluently. He didn’t learn them in school -- who does? -- rather, he learned them in the past few years, working on his own and practicing on the subway, using simple techniques and free online resources. In Fluent Forever Wyner reveals what he’s discovered. The greatest challenge to learning a foreign language is the challenge of memory; there are just too many words and too many rules. For every new word we learn, we seem to forget two old ones, and as a result, fluency can seem out of reach. Fluent Forever tackles this challenge head-on. With empathy for the language-challenged and abundant humor, Wyner deconstructs the learning process, revealing how to build a foreign language in your mind from the ground up. Starting with pronunciation, you’ll learn how to rewire your ears and turn foreign sounds into familiar sounds. You'll retrain your tongue to produce those sounds accurately, using tricks from opera singers and actors. Next, you'll begin to tackle words, and connect sounds and spellings to imagery, rather than translations, which will enable you to think in a foreign language. And with the help of sophisticated spaced-repetition techniques, you'll be able to memorize hundreds of words a month in minutes every day. Soon, you'll gain the ability to learn grammar and more difficult abstract words--without the tedious drills and exercises of language classes and grammar books. This is brain hacking at its most exciting, taking what we know about neuroscience and linguistics and using it to create the most efficient and enjoyable way to learn a foreign language in the spare minutes of your day.



The China Triangle

The China Triangle Author Kevin P. Gallagher
ISBN-10 9780190246730
Release 2016-03-02
Pages 256
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"Latin America rode the coattails of what may be seen as the most significant event of the 21 Century--the rise of China. As China grew from a poverty-stricken nation to the largest economy in the world, many Latin Americans boomed. Latin American countries sent iron ore to be forged into steel for China new cities; copper to lace China's boom electronics industry with wire; petroleum to fuel hundreds of millions of new cars. Indeed, from 2003 to 2013 Latin America experienced a China boom. Beginning in 2014 however, the boom began to fade, with China's economy slowing in general and shifting toward a consumer-based economy less dependent on natural resource imports. Latin America was caught over-exposed to China, and had saved very little of its China windfall to prepare for the future. The region now faces slow growth, and increasing social and environmental conflict. Drawing on ten years of research and traveling along the China-Latin America economic relationship, Gallagher tracks how the rise of China impacted Latin America, how Latin America squandered much of the benefits gained during its China boom, and how Latin Americans can better position themselves to turn growing Asian trade into prosperity"--