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Whether you live in China or are a student of the language, even simple tasks like finding an address, buying a train ticket, or banking can be difficult to accomplish if you can't read Chinese characters. This book is the perfect primer for anyone who needs to recognise common Chinese characters. Each character is presented in both its simplified and traditional form, along with notes on pronunciation and meaning.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780804833592
ISBN-10: 0804833591
Format: Paperback
(279mm x 216mm x 19mm)
Pages: 288
Imprint: Tuttle Publishing
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
Publish Date: 1-Aug-2003
Country of Publication: United States


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Author Biography - Philip Yungkin Lee

A native speaker of Chinese, Philip Yungkin Lee, Ph.D., is a Senior Lecturer at the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia. He has published several language learning titles and has received a Teaching Excellence award from his university. He is also the author of the Pocket Mandarin Chinese Dictionary, Pocket Cantonese Dictionary, Essential Chinese Mandarin Phrase Book and Essential Cantonese Phrase Book.

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