T'ung & Pollard's Colloquial Chinese
Routledge – 2011 – 328 pages
Series: Colloquial Series
T’ung and Pollard’s Colloquial Chinese course is the ideal introductory course for all dedicated learners of Mandarin Chinese.
Written by experienced teachers, the course provides a rigorous introduction to the pronunciation, vocabulary and grammar of Mandarin Chinese.
By the end of this rewarding course learners will be able to communicate confidently in a wide variety of situations. The solid foundation provided is also ideal for those who wish to advance their language skills to higher levels.
Divided into 17 lessons, each lesson contains conversations based on common daily situations, vocabularies, grammar notes and exercises to help learn and practice basic skills.
Key features include:
Accompanying audio material is available to purchase separately or comes included in the great value Colloquial paperback and CDs complete course. Recorded by native speakers, the audio complements the book and will help develop your listening and pronunciations skills.
The complete course comprises the book and audio materials. These are available to purchase separately in paperback, ebook, CD and MP3 format. The paperback and CD can also be purchased together in the great-value Colloquials pack.
Paperback: 978-0-415-01860-9 (please note this does not include the audio)
EBook: 978-0-203-09731-1 (please note this does not include the audio, available from http://www.ebookstore.tandf.co.uk)
MP3s: 978-0-415-63260-7 (available from http://www.ebookstore.tandf.co.uk/html/)
Pack: 978-0-415-52485-8 (paperback and CDs)
Colloquial Chinese Cassette. Introduction. The Sounds of Mandarin Chinese. Lesson One. Lesson Two. Lesson Three. Lesson Four. Lesson Five. Lesson Six. Lesson Seven. Lesson Eight. Lesson Nine. Lesson Ten. Lesson Eleven. Lesson Twelve. Lesson Thirteen. Lesson Fourteen. Lesson Fifteen. Lesson Sixteen. Lesson Seventeen. Abbreviations for Grammatical Terms. Vocabulary.