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Basic Cantonese
By Virginia Yip

Basic Cantonese

A Grammar and Workbook

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Basic Cantonese by Virginia Yip

Book Description

This Grammar and Workbook is ideal for learners of Cantonese wishing to take their knowledge of the language beyond the elementary level. Its twenty-eight units highlight the key building blocks of sentence structure and comprise a structured introduction to essential grammar points. Each unit also features exercises, focusing on the communicative language, devised to perfect the students knowledge of these grammar points. Its clear presentation and lack of jargon mean that it can be used in conjunction with a language course or for independent study. It will also prove invaluable for revision and reference. Featuring an introduction to the language, full key to exercises and a glossary of grammatical terms, the Grammar and Workbook provides a firm foundation on which to build proficiency and confidence in speaking, reading and writing Cantonese.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415193856
ISBN-10: 0415193850
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x 10mm)
Pages: 184
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 14-Oct-1999
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Books By Author Virginia Yip

Cantonese by Virginia Yip Cantonese, Paperback (December 2010)

A reference guide to Cantonese as spoken by native speakers in Hong Kong. It presents a fresh description of the language, focusing on the real patterns of use in Cantonese. It is suitable for learners and users of Cantonese, irrespective of level, in schools, colleges, universities and adult classes of different types.

Bilingual Child by Virginia Yip Bilingual Child, Paperback (August 2007)

Examines the early linguistic development of children bilingual in English and Cantonese.

Intermediate Cantonese by Virginia Yip Intermediate Cantonese, Hardback (September 2000)

For learners wishing to progress from basic proficiency to more complex language. Combines clear grammar explanations with exercises and answer key. Follows on from its sister volume, Basic Cantonese.

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