Chinese-English Bilingual Visual Dictionary

Author: N.A

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN: 1405338083

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 360

View: 9297

Look and learn to recall a wealth of everyday vocabulary in Chinese with this intuitive easy-to-use visual language dictionary Whether it's for business or pleasure, pick up 6,000 key Chinese words and phrases on a range of subjects: from shopping and eating out, to sport and beyond quickly and easily. Find every word you need to know fast using the clearly labelled colour illustrated scenes from everyday life. Plus, find helpful features on key Chinese nouns, verbs and phrases to improve your understanding. Pocket-sized so you can take it wherever your travels take you.

Italian-English Bilingual Visual Dictionary

Author: DK

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1465443231

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 360

View: 9540

Organized by such common subjects as Home, Work, Dining Out, Transportation, Health, and Sports, these bilingual visual dictionaries give students, travelers, and business people quick access to foreign terms in the simplest and most intuitive way.

5 Language Visual Dictionary

Author: Jonathan Metcalf

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781465447562

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 400

View: 6942

5 Language Visual Dictionary is now in paperback, fully updated to include more than 10,000 modern terms in English, French, German, Spanish, and Italian. The only language dictionary of its kind, 5 Language Visual Dictionary makes language learning accessible by using photographs to put everyday words into context. Its thematic organization of 10,000 terms accompanied by more than 1,600 annotated color photographs and illustrations to put the perfect translation at your fingertips. Additional feature panels include abstract nouns and verbs, as well as useful phrases that you can use in conversation. Whether you are a student, tourist, or business traveler, 5 Language Visual Dictionary is your comprehensive guide to learning English, French, German, Spanish, or Italian.

Tuttle Compact Chinese Dictionary

Chinese English-English Chinese

Author: LI Dong

Publisher: Tuttle Publishing

ISBN: 1462910807

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 640

View: 2206

This is a compact and user–friendly English–Chinese and Chinese–English dictionary. The Tuttle Compact Chinese Dictionary is a completely new reference dictionary designed for English speakers who are learning or using Chinese as a foreign language. It contains more than 48,000 words and expressions, including all the words required for the official HSK Chinese Language Proficiency Examination. Entries are carefully selected to reflect the latest usage in the spheres of business, technology, sports and media. For each Chinese word, the pronunciation, word classes and definitions are given together with other useful information on measure words, and idiomatic expressions. Over 5,000 example sentences are provided to show how the words are used in real–life situations. All Chinese words and phrases are presented in Chinese characters and pinyin so that users can immediately pronounce the characters with ease and accuracy. A concise guide to Chinese pronunciation, tones and grammar is found at the front of the dictionary, as well as lists of common character components and measure words. A Radical Index and Stroke Order Index are given for all Chinese words listed in the Chinese–English section of the dictionary Contains over 48,000 entries, including all high–frequency Chinese and English words All Chinese words and phrases presented in Chinese characters and pinyin User–friendly presentation with idioms and example sentences The idea reference dictionary for students, and business people

Korean-English Bilingual Visual Dictionary

Author: Dk Pub

Publisher: DK

ISBN: 9781465480323

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 360

View: 4209

With more than 6,500 fully illustrated words and phrases in Korean and English, along with a free bilingual audio app, Korean language learning has never been easier. Perfect for tourists and business travelers alike, DK's Korean-English Bilingual Visual Dictionary is your essential companion when buying food, talking about work, discussing health, and studying language. The dictionary is incredibly easy to follow, with thematically organized vocabulary so you can find closely related words on a particular topic. Words and phrases are illustrated with full-color photographs and illustrations, helping to cement new vocabulary in your mind. A comprehensive two-way index provides an instant reference point for new Korean vocabulary. The supporting audio app enables you to hear more than 6,500 words and phrases spoken out loud in both Korean and English. Available on the App Store and Google Play, the audio app is easy to use and provides an intuitive reference for language learning, helping you learn, retain, and pronounce important vocabulary. The dictionary gives a pronunciation guide for every Korean word, and you can use this alongside the app to perfect your pronunciation.

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: 2337

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!

Russian-English Bilingual Visual Dictionary

Author: DK

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1465454462

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 360

View: 6232

Russian-English Bilingual Visual Dictionary of DK's bestselling series makes language learning accessible by using photographs to put the everyday vocabulary of the modern world into context. A thematic organization of more than 10,000 fully illustrated terms labeled in both Russian and English and comprehensive two-way indexes put the perfect translation at your fingertips. Additional feature panels include abstract nouns and verbs, as well as useful phrases that you can use in conversation once you are feeling more confident. Russian-English Bilingual Visual Dictionary is a colorful and stimulating learning resource ideal for all levels, whether you are a student, teacher, tourist, or business traveler. Now fully updated with new text, images, and a bold new look.

Hindi English Bilingual Visual Dictionary

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781465451644

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 360

View: 8795

Hindi-English Bilingual Visual Dictionary makes language-learning accessible by using photographs to put the everyday vocabulary of the modern world into context. A thematic organization of more than 10,000 fully illustrated terms labeled in both Hindi and English, and comprehensive two-way indexes put the perfect translation at your fingertips. Additional feature panels include abstract nouns and verbs, as well as useful phrases, and a handy pronunciation guide ensures you will be able to speak with confidence. Hindi-English Bilingual Visual Dictionary is a colorful and stimulating learning resource ideal for all levels, whether you are a student, teacher, tourist, or business traveler. Now fully updated with new text, images, and a bold new look. Series Description: Now fully updated to cover a comprehensive range of more than 10,000 everyday objects, DK's bestselling Bilingual Visual Dictionary series includes 10 languages. With thematic organization and full-color images, the Bilingual Visual Dictionaries offer a user-friendly and intuitive reference for language learning, making it easy for readers to master important vocabulary, whether a student, tourist, or business traveler.

Survival Chinese

How to Communicate without Fuss or Fear Instantly! (A Mandarin Chinese Language Phrasebook)

Author: Boye Lafayette De Mente

Publisher: Tuttle Publishing

ISBN: 1462917828

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 192

View: 1969

A handy Mandarin Chinese phrasebook and guide to the Chinese language, Survival Chinese contains basic vocabulary necessary for getting around. This book contains all the necessary words and phrases for speaking Mandarin Chinese in any kind of setting. Perfect for students, tourists, or business people learning Mandarin or traveling to China or Taiwan, it also contains a beginner guide to the Mandarin language, allowing for a deeper understanding of Chinese than a typical Mandarin phrasebook or Chinese dictionary. The book is broken into four basic sections: Common Chinese Expressions and Key Words, Essential Chinese Communication Tools, Chinese Travel Vocabulary, and making your own sentences. All Chinese words and phrases are written in Romanized form (pinyin) as well phonetically, making pronouncing Chinese a breeze. For example, the word for "reservation", yuding is also written as yuu-deeng. Authentic Chinese characters are also included so that in the case of difficulties the book can be shown to the person the user is trying to communicate with. Key features of Survival Chinese include: Hundreds of useful Chinese words and expressions. An A-Z index which allows the book to function as a English to Chinese dictionary. Romanized forms, phonetic spellings, and Chinese Characters (Hanzi) for all words and phrases. A concise background and history of the Chinese language. A complete guide to Chinese pronunciations. A concise guide to using Chinese tones. A brief introduction to Chinese grammar.

Chineasy Everyday

Learning Chinese Through Its Culture

Author: ShaoLan

Publisher: HarperCollins

ISBN: 9780062439734

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 256

View: 9442

A unique and highly entertaining introduction to the richness of Chinese language, culture, and civilization, built on the groundbreaking and hugely popular Chineasy visual learning method. To educate the world about the richness and character of China’s people, customs, and heritage, entrepreneur ShaoLan Hsueh created Chineasy, a special building-block learning method that uses highly recognizable and appealing illustrations. She introduced her revolutionary teaching methodology and graphic language in her bestseller, Chineasy. In this standalone guide, she expands her scope to include all facets of Chinese life and culture, including Numbers, Time & Dates, The Solar System & the Five Elements, People, Nature, Animals, How to Describe Things, Health & Well-being, Travel, City & Country, Shopping, Food & Drink, and Internet & Technology. She begins all twelve sections with an overview of key Chineasy characters, then presents the specific symbols relevant to each—providing insight into how Chinese thinking has shaped its language and civilization in a way that anyone can understand and appreciate. Whether you are a student learning Mandarin, an executive pursuing business ties to Chinese companies, or a curious tourist traveling to China, this single-volume encyclopedia will stimulate the mind, enchant the culturally minded and inspire everyone who seeks new experiences and a wider understanding of our world.

15-Minute Arabic

Author: Dorling Kindersley Publishing Staff

Publisher: DK

ISBN: 9781465462930

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 160

View: 4976

Learn Arabic in just 15 minutes a day with this revolutionary language learning system, now with an accompanying free app that is available in the App Store and Google Play. Practicing your language skills is quick, easy, and fun with 15-Minute Arabic. There's no homework. Instead, use the visual guide and the free app to test yourself as you learn. Perfect your pronunciation by listening to native speakers, and learn from real-life examples that cover every holiday and business situation. Each full-color course book has themed chapters and common everyday scenarios, a menu guide, and translation dictionaries. Whether you're just starting to learn Arabic or you want to brush up, there's no easier way to learn.

Lonely Planet Mandarin Phrasebook & Dictionary

Author: Lonely Planet

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781743216071

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 256

View: 3984

Lonely Planet Mandarin Phrasebook & Dictionary is your handy passport to culturally enriching travels with the most relevant and useful Mandarin phrases and vocabulary for all your travel needs. With language tools in your back pocket, you can truly get to the heart of wherever you go, so begin your journey now!

Arabicâ English Bilingual Visual Dictionary

Author: DK Publishing

Publisher: Dk Pub

ISBN: 9781465436290

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 360

View: 2698

Newly revised and updated, the Arabic-English Bilingual Visual Dictionary is a quick and intuitive way to learn and recall everyday words in Arabic. The Arabic-English Bilingual Visual Dictionary introduces a range of useful current vocabulary in thematic order, using full-color photographs and artworks to display and label all the elements of everyday life — from the home and office to sport, music, nature, and the countries of the world — with panel features on key nouns, verbs, and useful phrases. The Arabic-English Bilingual Visual Dictionary features: A quick and intuitive way to learn and remember thousands of words. A complete range of illustrated objects and scenes from everyday life. Fast and effective learning for any situation, from home and office to shopping and dining out. Detailed index for instant reference. Handy size ideal for travel. The illustrations in the Arabic-English Bilingual Visual Dictionary provide a quick and intuitive route to learning the language, defining the words visually so it is easier to remember them and creating a colorful and stimulating learning resource for the foreign-language and EFL/ESL student.