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Cantonese: A Comprehensive Grammar

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Cantonese: A Comprehensive Grammar by Stephen Matthews
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Cantonese: A Comprehensive Grammar is a complete reference guide to Cantonese as spoken by native speakers in Hong Kong. It presents a fresh and accessible description of the language, concentrating on the real patterns of use in current Cantonese. This makes it the ideal reference source for all learners and users of Cantonese, irrespective of level, in schools, colleges, universities and adult classes of all types. Moreover, it will provide a lasting and reliable resource for all fluent speakers of the language. The book is organized to promote a thorough understanding of Cantonese grammar. Arranged by both syntactic categories and language functions, the Grammar provides an in-depth treatment of structures and pays special attention to idiom and speech registers, including trendy language. Explanations are full, clear and free of jargon. A glossary, extensive index and generous use of cross-references provide readers with easy access to the information they require. Features include: comprehensive pronunciation section full use of examples from films, advertising and authentic conversations Cantonese-English parallels highlighted throughout the book all examples given in Cantonese characters as well as Yale romanization a Companion Website with supplementary multimedia material. Stephen Matthews is Associate Professor in Linguistics at the University of Hong Kong and Virginia Yip is Professor in the Department of Linguistics and Modern Languages at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. They are Directors of the Childhood Bilingualism Research Centre and have previously co-authored: Basic Cantonese: A Grammar and Workbook (Routledge, 1999) and Intermediate Cantonese: A Grammar and Workbook (Routledge, 2000).

Author Biography

The University of Hong Kong The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Release date Australia
December 13th, 2010
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Edition
2nd New edition
Imprint
Routledge
Pages
536
Dimensions
156x234x30
ISBN-13
9780415471312
Product ID
3991294

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