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Description - One Minute Mandarin by Peter Coyne

Heading off to China for a business trip? Don't know a word but want to impress? Grab One Minute Mandarin and make the most of your travelling time!One Minute Mandarin is designed for anyone who hasn't got time to study Mandarin seriously, but wants the essential phrases to get by in the street and in meetings. It is written in pinyin rather than Chinese script to make learning easy, and it covers the basics of grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation, with an emphasis on spoken Mandarin.It includes invaluable phrases and quotes that can be worked into speeches, and tips on etiquette and culture that will make even a brief stay in China a richer experience.One Minute Mandarin is accompanied by audio files which can be downloaded from the Allen & Unwin website. You can use it to tune in your ear to key phrases in Mandarin and practise your pronunciation.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781741754599
ISBN-10: 1741754593
Format: Paperback
(195mm x 130mm x mm)
Pages: 168
Imprint: Allen & Unwin
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
Publish Date: 1-May-2008
Country of Publication: Australia

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Author Biography - Peter Coyne

Peter Coyne has had 30 years exposure to life and language in China as a student, teacher, corporate executive, business consultant and government official. He holds a Masters in Asian Studies from the Australian National University and is currently working in Taipei. This book is based on his experience of teaching Mandarin to CEOs and other leaders.

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