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Chinese Phrases For Dummies

Chinese Phrases For Dummies

Wendy Abraham

ISBN: 978-0-471-77663-5

Oct 2005

224 pages

$6.99

Description

Hundreds of useful phrases at your fingertips

Speak Chinese - instantly!

Traveling to China but don't know Chinese? Taking Chinese at school but need to kick up your conversation skills? Don't worry! This handy little phrasebook will have you speaking Chinese in no time.

Discover how to

  • Get directions, shop, and eat out
  • Talk numbers, dates, time, and money
  • Chat about family and work
  • Discuss sports and the weather
  • Deal with problems and emergencies
Introduction.

Chapter 1: I Say It How? Speaking Chinese.

Chapter 2: Grammar on a Diet: Just the Basics.

Chapter 3: Numerical Gumbo: Counting of All Kinds.

Chapter 4: Making New Friends and Enjoying Small Talk.

Chapter 5: Enjoying a Drink and a Snack (or Meal!).

Chapter 6: Shop ‘til You Drop!

Chapter 7: Making Leisure a Top Priority.

Chapter 8: When You Gotta Work.

Chapter 9: I Get Around: Transportation.

Chapter 10: Finding a Place to Lay Your Weary Head.

Chapter 11: Dealing with Emergencies.

Chapter 12: Ten Favorite Chinese Expressions.

Chapter 13: Ten Phrases That Make You Sound Like a Local.

Index.