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Schaum's Outline of Chinese Vocabulary

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ISBN-10: 0071378359

ISBN-13: 9780071378352

Edition: 2002 (Student Manual, Study Guide, etc.)

Authors: Yanping Xie, Duan-Duan Li

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The aim of Chinese Vocabulary is to simpify learning and enrich the student's knowledge of Chinese grammar. It is the companion volume to Chinese Grammar.
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List price: $18.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date: 5/23/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

Duanduan Li is a lecturer of Chinese, and currently director of the Chinese Language Program at Columbia University.Irene Liu was director of the Chinese Language Program at Columbia University.Lening Liu is a senior lecturer of Chinese in the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures at Columbia University.Hailong Wang is a lecturer of Chinese in the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures at Columbia University.Zhirong Wang is a lecturer of Chinese in the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures at Columbia University.Yanping Xie, a speech and language pathologist, was a lecturer of Chinese in the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures at Columbia University.

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At the airportp. 1
Getting to the airportp. 1
Checking inp. 2
Speaking with the airline agenp. 3
Departure and arrivalp. 8
Changing an airline ticketp. 9
Some problems you may havep. 13
On the airplanep. 15
Welcome on boardp. 15
Announcements on boardp. 16
Safety on boardp. 17
Service on boardp. 20
Passport control and customsp. 26
At the passport control officep. 26
At customsp. 27
At the train stationp. 29
Getting a ticketp. 29
Waiting for the trainp. 32
Getting on the trainp. 33
On the trainp. 34
Public transportationp. 38
Taking buses and the subwayp. 38
Taking a taxip. 41
The automobilep. 44
Renting a carp. 44
Checking out the carp. 44
At the gas stationp. 49
Some minor car problemsp. 50
Road signs and regulationsp. 51
Asking for directionsp. 56
Asking for directions while on footp. 56
Asking for directions while in a carp. 58
Making a phone callp. 63
Making a local callp. 63
Making a long-distance callp. 64
Cellular phonesp. 65
Using a public phonep. 66
Speaking on the phonep. 67
Some problems you may havep. 68
Beepingp. 70
At the hotelp. 72
Checking inp. 72
Speaking with the housekeeperp. 76
Some problems you may havep. 79
Checking outp. 81
At the bankp. 88
Exchanging moneyp. 88
Making changep. 90
Opening a savings accountp. 91
At the post officep. 94
Sending a letterp. 94
Sending a packagep. 97
Other words you may needp. 98
At the clothing storep. 100
Buying shoesp. 100
Buying men's clothingp. 103
Buying women's clothingp. 106
At the dry cleanerp. 110
At the restaurantp. 112
Getting settledp. 112
Looking at the Chinese menup. 115
Looking at the Western menup. 117
Ordering foodp. 118
Ordering beveragesp. 122
Some special requirements for the dishesp. 123
Some problems you may havep. 125
Getting the checkp. 128
Shopping for foodp. 132
Types of stores and marketsp. 132
At the free marketp. 134
At homep. 137
The kitchenp. 137
Washing the dishesp. 137
Cookingp. 139
The bathroomp. 143
The living roomp. 145
The bedroomp. 147
Houseworkp. 149
Some problems you may havep. 150
At the hospitalp. 154
Admittancep. 154
I have a coldp. 154
A physical examinationp. 158
The vital organs of a human bodyp. 158
I had an accidentp. 161
In the emergency roomp. 164
Surgeryp. 166
In the recovery roomp. 167
In the delivery roomp. 168
At the theater and the moviesp. 172
Seeing a showp. 172
At the ticket windowp. 174
At the moviesp. 177
Sportsp. 180
Soccerp. 180
Tennisp. 182
Basketballp. 183
Table tennisp. 184
Tai Chip. 185
Computer and Internetp. 189
Computer parts and functionsp. 189
More computer functionsp. 192
Computer applicationsp. 195
Some useful computer expressionsp. 196
Internetp. 197
Emailp. 199
The weatherp. 202
Educationp. 207
Elementary schoolp. 207
Middle/high/secondary schoolp. 208
Universityp. 210
Businessp. 214
Businessp. 214
Marketingp. 216
Accountingp. 217
Appendixesp. 219
Numbersp. 219
Time expressionsp. 220
Days of the weekp. 220
Holidaysp. 220
Months of the year and datesp. 221
Seasonsp. 222
Telling timep. 222
Length of timep. 223
Other time expressionsp. 223
Foodp. 225
Answers to exercisesp. 228
Glossary: Chinese - Englishp. 247
Glossary: English - Chinesep. 262
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