Chinese Flash Cards Volume 3

HSK Upper Intermediate Level (Downloadable Audio Included)

Author: Philip Yungkin Lee

Publisher: Tuttle Publishing

ISBN: 1462915485

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 32

View: 580

Flash cards are one of the quintessential keys to successful language learning, and Chinese Flash Cards ebook Volume 3 contains all the necessary ingredients you need to read and write Chinese. Many Chinese language students understand that there are three secrets to committing these Chinese characters, or Hanzi, to memory: start with the basic characters first, then study the others in the correct order, and use constant repetition to reinforce them until they stick in your long-term memory. No other study tool is better equipped to handle this task other than flash cards, making this ebook an ideal resource for practicing Chinese. These handy flash cards present the characters in the correct order and the cards have a full range of features to help you master the 448 Upper Intermediate level characters, along with their associated 2,240+ words and sentences. All characters needed for the HSK Upper Intermediate Level exam are covered. The HSK is China's standard test of Chinese proficiency for non-native speakers, required of foreigners who wish to study or work at Chinese universities and firms. Whether at home or on the go, you can use these cards to learn several new characters every day, and watch your knowledge develop rapidly over time. This ebook features: 448 hole-punched cards presenting the essential intermediate-level characters. Native-speaker downloadable audio recordings of 2,240+ example words and sentences. A 32-page study booklet with sorting indexes and practice tips. Radicals, compounds and idiomatic phrases, plus traditional forms where applicable. Ideal as a study tool to prepare for China's official HSK exam .

Chinese Flash Cards Kit Volume 2

HSK Intermediate Level: Characters 350-622 (Downloadable Audio Included)

Author: Philip Yungkin Lee

Publisher: Tuttle Publishing

ISBN: 1462914713

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 32

View: 2528

A great way to study Chinese, flash cards remain an easy, effective tool for rapid memorization, and Tuttle's flash cards are the best available today. The front of each card gives one Chinese character. On the reverse is as much information as a dictionary entry: stroke order, radicals, vocabulary, idiomatic phrases, and sample sentences. Downloadable audio gives native–speaker pronunciations. An excellent tool for HSK Chinese language study, this second volume will help you master the 273 intermediate-level characters, along with their associated 1,360+ words and sentences. Whether at home or on the go, you can use these cards to learn several new characters every day, and watch your knowledge develop rapidly over time. This kit features: 273 hole-punched cards presenting the essential intermediate-level characters. Native-speaker audio recordings of 1,360+ example words and sentences. A 32-page study booklet with sorting indexes and practice tips. Radicals, compounds and idiomatic phrases, plus traditional forms where applicable. A handy organizing ring is included to hold the cards.

Chinese in a Flash

Author: Philip Yungkin Lee

Publisher: Tuttle Publishing

ISBN: 146291537X

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 48

View: 9663

Chinese in a Flash Volume 4 continues to provide more resources for Chinese language students wishing to learn Chinese quickly and easily. This unique set of Chinese flash cards enables learners to acquire more Chinese words and their derivatives in an easy-to-use manner, at a pace to be set by the learners themselves. Common idiomatic expressions are widely distributed among the cards; learners who master these will come to appreciate the beauty of the Chinese language by using a few words to say a thousand different things.

Chinese Flash Cards Kit Volume 1

Characters 1-349: HSK Elementary Level (Downloadable Audio Included)

Author: Philip Yungkin Lee

Publisher: Tuttle Publishing

ISBN: 1462914683

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 32

View: 6555

Everything you need to learn the 349 most basic Chinese characters quickly and easily is in this box - our #1 Chinese language learning kit! 349 Flash Cards. A Handy Organizing Ring . Audio Recordings of More than 2000 words and phrases . Plus a 32-page study booklet. To succeed in mastering Chinese characters, there are just 3 secrets: begin with the most useful characters, study them in the most effective order, and use repetition galore! Flash cards remain one of the most effective tools for rapid memorization, and Tuttle's flash cards are the best available today. Whether on a train from Beijing to Shanghai or sitting under a tree in Berkeley, you can be study Chinese with this well-designed, easy-to-use set of flashcards. Developed with HSK study and AP test-prep in mind, the front of Tuttle's Chinese Flash Cards give one Chinese character, a stroke order guide, 4 words and phrases, and look-alike alerts to help avoid confusion. On the reverse is as much information as a dictionary entry: Romanized pronunciation and English meanings, sample sentences for correct usage, plus helpful mnemonics and learning tips. Downloadable audio gives native-speaker pronunciations and a handy organizing ring is the perfect way to keep the cards all together when you're on the go.

Modern Mandarin Chinese Grammar

A Practical Guide

Author: Claudia Ross,Jing-heng Sheng Ma

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317805437

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 404

View: 9385

Modern Mandarin Chinese Grammar provides an innovative reference guide to Mandarin Chinese, combining traditional and function-based grammar in a single volume. The Grammar is divided into two parts. Part A covers traditional grammatical categories such as phrase order, nouns, verbs and specifiers. Part B is carefully organized around language functions and notions such as: Communication strategies Making comparisons Giving and seeking information Expressing apologies, regrets and sympathies The two parts of the Grammar are closely linked by extensive cross-references, providing a grammatical and functional perspective on many patterns. All grammar points and functions are richly illustrated with examples, with a strong focus on contemporary usage. Main features of the grammar include: Examples given in simplified characters, traditional characters and romanization (pinyin) Clear explanations and accessible descriptions Particular attention to areas of particular difficulty for learners of Mandarin Chinese Implementing feedback from users of the first edition of the Grammar, this second edition has been revised throughout to offer expanded explanations, examples, cross-referencing, and indexing and brand new chapters on aspect, resultative verbs, directional verbs and "ba" sentences. This is the ideal reference grammar for learners of Mandarin Chinese at all levels, from elementary to advanced. No prior knowledge of grammatical terminology is assumed and a glossary of grammatical terms is provided. This Grammar is accompanied by the Modern Mandarin Chinese Grammar Workbook (978-0-415-83488-9; available for separate purchase) which features related exercises and activities.

Tuttle Learning Chinese Characters

(HSK Levels 1 -3) A Revolutionary New Way to Learn and Remember the 800 Most Basic Chinese Characters

Author: Alison Matthews,Laurence Matthews

Publisher: Tuttle Publishing

ISBN: 146290128X

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 384

View: 5392

This user–friendly book is aimed at helping students of Mandarin Chinese learn and remember Chinese characters. At last—there is a truly effective and enjoyable way to learn Chinese characters! This book helps students to learn and remember both the meanings and the pronunciations of over 800 characters. This otherwise daunting task is made easier by the use of techniques based on the psychology of learning and memory. key principles include the use of visual imagery, the visualization of short "stories," and the systematic building up of more complicated characters from basic building blocks. Although Learning Chinese Characters is primarily a book for serious learners of Mandarin Chinese, it can be used by anyone with an interest in Chinese characters, without any prior knowledge of Chinese. It can be used alongside (or after, or even before) a course in the Chinese language. All characters are simplified (as in mainland China) but traditional characters are also given, when available. Key features: Specially designed pictures and stories are used in a structured way to make the learning process more enjoyable and effective, reducing the need for rote learning to the absolute minimum. The emphasis throughout is on learning and remembering the meanings and pronunciations of the characters. Tips are also included on learning techniques and how to avoid common problems. Characters are introduced in a logical sequence, which also gives priority to learning the most common characters first. Modern simplified characters are used, with pronunciations given in pinyin. Key information is given for each character, including radical, stroke–count, traditional form, compounds, and guidance on writing the character. This is a practical guide with a clear, concise and appealing layout, and it is well–indexed with easy look–up methods. The 800 Chinese characters and 1,033 compounds specified for the original HSK Level A proficiency test are covered.

250 Essential Chinese Characters for Everyday Use 2

Author: Philip Yungkin Lee

Publisher: Tuttle Publishing

ISBN: 9780804833608

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 343

View: 9178

A companion to 250 Essential Chinese Characters, Vol. 1, this learning and reference book covers another 250 of the most common Chinese characters. Each entry is shown in both traditional and simplified form and includes readings, meanings, stroke order and common compounds. A quiz follows each set of 10 characters and five "Character Building" sections expand on vocabulary learned.

Neglected Tropical Diseases - Sub-Saharan Africa

Author: John Gyapong,Boakye Boatin

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319254715

Category: Medical

Page: 414

View: 5707

This book provides an overview on the major neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) occurring in Sub-Saharan Africa, such as Leishmaniasis, Buruli Ulcer and Schistosomiasis. In well-structured chapters epidemiology and biology of these parasitic diseases will be discussed in detail. Further, diagnostics and therapeutic approaches as well as prevention strategies will be reviewed. The book will be of interest to basic researchers and clinicians engaged in infectious disease, tropical medicine, and parasitology, and a must-have for scientists specialized in the characteristics of the Sub-Saharan region.

Human Thermal Environments

The Effects of Hot, Moderate, and Cold Environments on Human Health, Comfort, and Performance, Third Edition

Author: Ken Parsons

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1466596007

Category: Science

Page: 635

View: 694

In the ten years since the publication of the second edition of Human Thermal Environments: The Effects of Hot, Moderate, and Cold Environments on Human Health, Comfort, and Performance, Third Edition, the world has embraced electronic communications, making international collaboration almost instantaneous and global. However, there is still a need for a compilation of up-to-date information and best practices. Reflecting current changes in theory and applications, this third edition of a bestseller continues to be the standard text for the design of environments for humans to live and work safely, comfortably, and effectively, and for the design of materials that help people cope with their environments. See What’s New in the Third Edition: All existing chapters significantly updated Five new chapters Testing and development of clothing Adaptive models Thermal comfort for special populations Thermal comfort for special environments Extreme environments Weather Outdoor environments and climate change Fun runs, cold snaps, and heat waves The book covers hot, moderate, and cold environments, and defines them in terms of six basic parameters: air temperature, radiant temperature, humidity, air velocity, clothing worn, and the person’s activity. It focuses on the principles and practice of human response, which incorporates psychology, physiology, and environmental physics with applied ergonomics. The text then discusses water requirements, computer modeling, computer-aided design, and current standards. A systematic treatment of thermal environments and how they affect humans in real-world applications, the book links the health and engineering aspects of the built environment. It provides you with updated tools, techniques, and methods for the design of products and environments that achieve thermal comfort.

Equine Reproductive Physiology, Breeding and Stud Management, 4th Edition

Author: Mina C G Davies Morel

Publisher: CABI

ISBN: 1780644426

Category: Medical

Page: 434

View: 3999

The fourth edition of this popular textbook provides a comprehensive account of how to successfully breed horses. Updated throughout, the new edition will cover techniques such as cloning, intra-cytoplasmic sperm injections (ICSI), in vitro fertilisation (IVF) and related reproductive technology that is currently being developed. This book also looks at reproductive anatomy, endocrine control and selection for breeding mares and stallions, and pregnancy, parturition and lactation in the mare. This classic textbook is required reading for many equine science and related courses, particularly in the UK.

Dietetics

Author: B Srilakshmi

Publisher: New Age International

ISBN: 812241611X

Category: Diet therapy

Page: 372

View: 7195

This Book Presents An Exhaustive And Up-To-Date Exposition Of Nutrition And Food Requirements During The Normal Stages Of Life As Well As During Cases Of Various Diseases. * It Describes In Detail The Nutritional Requirements Of Adults, Infants, Children, Adolescents And Ageing Persons. * Explains The Food Requirements Of Expectant Mothers And Lactating Women. * Highlights The Importance Of Phytochemicals In The Prevention Of Degenerative Diseases. * Includes A New Chapter In Which Functional Foods Are Discussed. * Highlights The Correct Diet In Cases Of Fever, Obesity, Anaemia, Diabetes, Ulcers, Food Allergy And Diseases Of The Gastrointestinal Disorders, Heart, Liver And Kidneys. * Includes Additional Chapters On Diet In Cases Of Cancer And Genetic Disorders As Well As On The Nutritional Requirements Of Athletes. * Each Topic Is Explained In A Simple And Systematic Manner, Supported By Relevant Illustrations, Tables And Charts.With All These Features, This Is An Essential Text For Undergraduate And Post-Graduate Courses On Nutrition And Dietetics. The Book Would Also Be Extremely Useful To The General Reading Public As An Authoritative Reference Source.``The Book Is Well Written, Concise, Reasonably Priced And Can Be Recommended As A Textbook For Undergraduates.``-Journal Of Food Science And Technology, 2000.

The Pet Dragon

A Story about Adventure, Friendship, and Chinese Characters

Author: Christoph Niemann

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0061577766

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 40

View: 4093

Meet Lin and her pet dragon! When the dragon mysteriously disappears, Lin sets off on a journey to find her best friend . . . and readers set off on a journey of learning and discovery. By ingeniously integrating written Chinese characters into the illustrations as the story progresses, Christoph Niemann has created a book that is engrossing, unique, and memorable. The Pet Dragon is a playful introduction to the fascinating world of Chinese language and culture . . . and a terrific story to share with children everywhere. You are invited to join Lin for an adventure you will not soon forget!

Periplus Pocket Mandarin Chinese Dictionary

ペリプラスポケット中国語辞典

Author: Philip Yungkin Lee

Publisher: Tuttle Publishing

ISBN: 9780794600433

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 88

View: 941

The Periplus Pocket Dictionary Series has been compiled by academics and translators experienced with the needs of beginners. These are the ideal dictionaries for students and travelers, covering all the words needed for everyday situations and travel basics without confusing abbreviations or dictionary terminology. Each handy, pocket-sized volume in this inexpensive series includes: * Bi-directional entries, both to and from English * 3,000+ entries in each language: all the most useful words for everyday communication * Both romanized forms and the authentic script are given where applicable * A brief guide to pronunciation allows the user to say the words correctly * General vocabulary appropriate to beginning and lower intermediate students * Different senses of the same word clearly distinguished by explanatory glosses * Clear layout and readable type

Pro Oracle Database 10g RAC on Linux

Installation, Administration, and Performance

Author: John Shaw,Julian Dyke

Publisher: Apress

ISBN: 1430202149

Category: Computers

Page: 796

View: 9284

* Only book on the market to actually show you how to build an Oracle RAC cluster on Linux. * Author expertise & quality: Steve Shaw's Hammerora project is one of the most visited sites in SourceForge.net. Julian Dyke is Chair of UK Oracle User Group RAC SIG and a member of the Oak Table Network. * Based on latest Oracle release (10g R2) which we anticipate being the release where the largest number of customers migrate from existing single instance databases to RAC clusters. * Linux is highest growth sector in relational database market and Oracle has 69% of that market (Gartner).

Chinese for Beginners

Mastering Conversational Chinese (Downloadable Audio Included)

Author: Yi Ren,Xiayuan Liang

Publisher: Tuttle Publishing

ISBN: 1462914764

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 192

View: 2497

This is an excellent, user–friendly book for learning the Chinese language. Yi Ren has taught thousands of Americans to speak Chinese fluently. Now, she and co-author Xiayuan Liang share their secrets for fast mastery of Mandarin Chinese with you. China has 1.3 billion people and due to initiatives to phase out regional dialects in favor of Mandarin Chinese, nearly all of them can communicate in Mandarin. Don't let yourself be intimidated by this rewarding language. Although it is true that mastery of the Chinese language takes time, Mandarin Chinese actually has simpler grammar than English and there are no conjugations—meaning anyone can learn a few important phrases in no time. Chock full of extra hints and tips drawn from the authors' many years of experience teaching Mandarin Chinese in adult evening classes, Chinese for Beginners focuses on realistic situations you'll encounter when you meet people in China. New words are explained in terms of how you'll actually use them to communicate with new friends. The downloadable audio is another great way to learn Chinese and lets you listen and repeat and remember the sentences with ease, and will help you soon declare with pride, "I can say that in Chinese!" Chinese for Beginners includes: Lighthearted approaches that bring Chinese to life in a down-to-earth fashion. Real-life dialogues and situations to help you converse with confidence . An "Extend Your Vocabulary" feature in each chapter helps you to remember and understand more words that you'd think possible . Native-speaker audio recordings teach you to pronounce Chinese tones accurately. Answer Keys help you keep track of your learning process . Interesting notes, idioms, sayings, photos, poems, and insider tips about China's culture, special places, and everyday life add to the adventure. This user-friendly guide to learning the basics will work for anyone who wants to speak and understand Chinese for business, for pleasure, or for travel—and who wants to enjoy the process of learning a new language while they're at it!

Basic Patterns of Chinese Grammar

A Student's Guide to Correct Structures and Common Errors

Author: Qin Xue Herzberg,Larry Herzberg

Publisher: Stone Bridge Press

ISBN: 9781611725285

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 128

View: 1113

Here is a concise guide to supplement any course of study and help with homework, travel, and test preparation. Topics include word order, time, nouns, verbs, adjectives, word choices with verbs and adverbs, and letter writing. The simple format has one goal: quick mastery and growing confidence. Qin Xue Herzberg, a graduate of Beijing Normal University, has taught Chinese for decades and has been an upper-level Chinese professor at Calvin College for ten years. Larry Herzberg did his PhD work in Chinese and founded the Chinese language programs at Albion College and Calvin College. Qin and Larry live in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and are co-authors of the popular China Survival Guide as well as Chinese Proverbs and Popular Sayings.