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Colloquial Cantonese

A Complete Language Course



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Colloquial Cantonese: A Complete Language Course by Keith S.T. Tong
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Colloquial Cantonese is a practical course in everyday written and spoken Cantonese requiring no prior knowledge of the language. Using up-to-date methodology, it is ideal for anyone seeking to develop a sound command of contemporary Cantonese. Whether learning the language for use in the community or for travel, at the end of this course the individual will be able to communicate in Cantonese with confidence. The course includes: clear concise grammar notes and useful vocabulary lots of exercises for regular practise introduction to Chinese characters a pronunciation guide an extensive reference section including two-way vocabulary lists, a grammar summary and exercise answer key Two 60-minute cassettes recorded by native speakers are available to accompany Colloquial Cantonese . These complement the lessons covered in the book, helping the individual with pronunciation and improving listening skills.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1. Shopping 2. Meeting People 3. Interests & Leisure Activities 4. Telling The Time 5. Physical Appearances 6. Prices 7. Going To Work 8. What Are They Doing? 9. Do Me A Favour 10. Where Is It? 11. Ordering Food 12. The Weather 13. The Clothes We Wear 14. Travelling Expenses 15. On The Telephone Key To Exercises Cantonese-English Glossary English-Cantonese Glossary Index Of Grammatical Structures
Release date Australia
April 28th, 1994
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
20 line drawings, Cantonese-English and English-Cantonese glossaries, index
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