McGraw-Hill's Chinese Pronunciation

McGraw-Hill's Chinese Pronunciation

Your Comprehensive, Interactive Guide to Mastering Sounds and Tones in Chinese

Book - 2009
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The key to correct Chinese pronunciation--through sight and sound

In Mandarin Chinese, the word "ma" canmean four different things depending onthe tone (the pitch)--"mother," "hemp,""horse," or "to scold"--even though thepronunciation is the same. If you are not a nativespeaker of Chinese, you may find this aspect of learning thelanguage daunting. McGraw-Hill's Chinese Pronunciation makes it easier for you to pronounce Chinesewords correctly. You are first introduced to thesimple sounds; you then learn their combinations andcorrect tones. Vibrant illustrations in the book andvideo demonstrations on the CD-ROM even showtongue placement and mouth shapes to help you get the words right.

Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill, [2009], c2010
ISBN: 9780071627368
Branch Call Number: ANF 495.1 MCG With CD
Characteristics: 154 p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm. + 1 computer optical disc (4 3/4 in.)

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