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Intermediate Cantonese
By Virginia Yip

Intermediate Cantonese

A Grammar and Workbook

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Intermediate Cantonese by Virginia Yip

Book Description

Intermediate Cantonese is designed for learners who have achieved basic proficiency and wish to progress to more complex language. Each of the 25 units combines clear, concise grammar explanations with communicatively-oriented exercises to help build confidence and fluency. * Suitable for independent learners and students on taught courses * Many authentic examples from contemporary media, including films, advertising, songs and soap operas * Clear distinction between colloquial and more formal speech registers * Teaches contemporary Cantonese as spoken in Hong Kong Intermediate Cantonese and its sister volume, Basic Cantonese, form a structured course of the essentials of Cantonese grammar.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415193870
ISBN-10: 0415193877
Format: Paperback
(234mm x 156mm x 12mm)
Pages: 220
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 14-Sep-2000
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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Author Biography - Virginia Yip

Virginia Yip is Associate Professor at the Department of Modern Languages and Intercultural Studies, Chinese University of Hong Kong. Stephen Matthews lectures at the Department of Linguistics at the University of Hong Kong. They are the authors of Basic Cantonese: A Grammar and Workbook (1999) and Cantonese: A Comprehensive Grammar (1994), both from Routledge.

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