China: Languages
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Cantonese: Baker: Teach Yourself Cantonese. 2nd edition. A Complete Course for Beginners. Paperback

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  • Teach Yourself Cantonese. 2nd edition. A Complete Course for Beginners. Paperback
  • by Hugh Baker & P.K. Ho
  • xvi, 319 pages, illustrated, pronunciation guide, Cantonese-English vocabulary, and more. 1995. A course for beginners in Cantonese, assuming no previous knowledge of the language. It is based on the Council of Europe's guidelines on language learning, with the emphasis on communication skills.

Cantonese: Berlitz Cantonese Chinese Phrase Book & Dictionary. Paperback

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  • Berlitz Cantonese Chinese Phrase Book & Dictionary. Paperback
  • by Lorraine Sova. 223 pages. 2008
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Cantonese: Cheung, Li: Lonely Planet Cantonese Phrasebook. Fourth edition

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  • Lonely Planet Cantonese Phrasebook. Fifth edition
  • edited by Chiu-Yee Cheung and Tao li. 258 pages. 2008. Comprehensive food section, etiquette & cultural tips easy-to-use pronunciation guide sections include phrases for finding accommodation & for hitting the town useful suggestions for health needs & emergencies extensive two-way dictionary & user-friendly sentence builder Cantonese is spoken in Hong Kong, Macau and parts
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Cantonese: Parker Huang: Cantonese Sounds and Tones. Paperback

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  • Cantonese Sounds and Tones. Paperback, 15x23cm.
  • by Po-fei Huang Parker. 69 pages. first printing 1965, second printing 1969

Cantonese: Parker Huang: Character Text for Speak Cantonese Book One. Paperback

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  • Character Text for Speak Cantonese: Book One. Paperback
  • Parker Po-fei Huang and Gerard P. Kok
  • 298 pages, Chinese text, vocabulary. 1961, 1974

Ch'En: Chinese Primer Character Text: Text in simplified characters. Paperback

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  • Chinese Primer: Character Text. Text in simplified characters. Paperback
  • by Ch'En, Ta-Tuan / Link, Perry / Tai, Yih-Jian / Tang, Hai-Tao
  • 132 pages. 1994

China: Advanced Chinese. Text in Chinese language. Volume 3. Paperback

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  • Advanced Chinese. Text in Chinese language. Volume 3. Paperback
  • Jiang Dewu
  • volume 3: 448 pages. 1990

China: Business Chinese 500: With 3 audio cassette tapes.

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  • Business Chinese 500: A textbook with 3 audio cassette tapes, in Standard Chinese, wrapped in a plastic box
  • book with 308 pages
  • It is designed to help foreigners above the elementary level to improve their conversational ability in business talks with their Chinese counterparts. It contains 500 basic sentences and over 1,000 special words and expressions. A thorough mastery of these sentences and expressions will enable one to conduct preliminary business talks in Chinese

China: Chinese Language Learning for Foreigners. In 2 Volumes. Paperback

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  • Chinese Language Learning for Foreigners. Paperback, ca. 19x26 cm. In 2 Volumes. Paperback
  • Volume 1: 141 pages. Volume 2: 186 pages, with vocabulary, the text is accompanied by many illustrations, price for the complete set

China: Chinese Through Listening: 2: Elementary Aural Comprehension. Paperback

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  • Chinese Through Listening: 2: Elementary Aural Comprehension. Paperback
  • x, 171 pages. 1985

China: Concise Chinese-English Dictionary of Medicine. Cloth

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  • Concise Chinese-English Dictionary of Medicine. Cloth
  • 524 pages. Beijing: 1982

China: Elementary Chinese Readers Supplement. Volumes 1-4, and Instructor's Manual. Set of 5 Volumes

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  • Elementary Chinese Readers Supplement. Volumes 1-4, and Instructor's Manual. Set of 5 Volumes.
  • volume 1: 170 pages. 1981, volume 2: 118 pages. 1981, volume 3: 120 pages. 1982, volume 4: 158 pages. 1982, Elementary Chinese Readers. Instructor's Manual: Supplement. 165 pages. 1985. reduced price, there are remains of a sticker on cover of 2 volumes

China: Elementary Chinese Readers. 9 audio cassette tapes

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  • Elementary Chinese Readers. 9 audio cassette tapes.
  • we can NOT deliver all the 4 volumes of the books, only volumes 3 and 4

China: Elementary Chinese Readers. Volumes 3 and 4. + Chinese Character Exercise Book. Volumes 1 and 2

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  • Elementary Chinese Readers. Volumes 3 and 4
  • volume 3: 295 pages
  • volume 4: 312 pages, with Appendix: Parallel Table of Simplified and unsimplified Characters, 12 pages
  • Elementary Chinese Readers. Chinese Character Exercise Book. Volumes 1 and 2. Supplementory Material for Elementary Chinese Readers. Volumes 1 and 2. (which indeed are not available)

China: Elementary Chinese Readers. Volumes 3 and 4. + Chinese Character Exercise Book. Volumes 1 and 2. + 9 Audio cassette tapes

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  • Elementary Chinese Readers. Volumes 3 and 4 (we can NOT deliver all 4 volumes of the books, only 3 and 4 in stock)
  • volume 3: 295 pages
  • volume 4: 312 pages, with Appendix: Parallel Table of Simplified and unsimplified Characters, 12 pages
  • + Elementary Chinese Readers. Chinese Character Exercise Book. Volumes 1 and 2. Supplementory Material for Elementary Chinese Readers. Volumes 1 and 2. (which are now not available anymore)
  • + Elementary Chinese Readers: 9 audio cassette tapes

China: Elementary Chinese Readers: Revised edition. 2-volume-set

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  • Elementary Chinese Readers. Revised edition. 2-volume-set
  • volume 1: 250 pages, volume 2: 377 pages. 1994

China: Elementary Chinese Readers: Revised edition. Set of 2 books and 4 audio cassette tapes

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  • Elementary Chinese Readers. Revised edition. Set of 2 books and 4 audio cassette tapes
  • volume 1: 250 pages, volume 2: 377 pages. Elementary Chinese Readers 1: 2 audio cassette tapes. Elementary Chinese Readers 2: 2 audio cassette tapes
  • reduced price for the complete set of 2 books and 4 audio cassette tapes

China: Elementary Chinese Readers: Revised edition. Volume 2. Paperback

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  • Elementary Chinese Readers. Revised edition. Volume 2. Paperback
  • 377 pages. 1994

China: Intermediate Chinese: In 2 volumes. Paperback

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  • Intermediate Chinese: In 2 volumes. Paperback
  • volume 1: 347 pages, volume 2: 408 pages. 1987, fifth printing 1993, price for the set

China: Intermediate Chinese: Listening and Speaking. Paperback

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  • Intermediate Chinese: Listening and Speaking. Paperback
  • 458 pages, 32 lessons
  • 1990 / 1994

China: Intermediate Chinese: Teacher's Manuals. Volumes 1 - 4. Price for set. Paperback

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  • Intermediate Chinese: Teacher's Manuals. Volumes 1 - 4. Price for set. Paperback
  • A set of reference books intended to accompany the textbook. Also for self-taught readers. 1988

China: Intermediate Chinese: Volume 1. Paperback

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  • Intermediate Chinese: Volume 1. Paperback
  • 360 pages. 1987, ninth printing 1995

China: Intermediate Chinese: Volume 2. Paperback

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  • Intermediate Chinese: Volume 2. Paperback
  • 408 pages. 1988

China: Introductory Chinese: Listening Comprehension. 6 audio cassette-tapes

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  • Introductory Chinese: Listening Comprehension. The box contains a complete set of 6 audio cassette-tapes for the "Listening Comprehension - volume" of "Introductory Chinese"

China: Modern Chinese Readers. Book II. Paperback

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  • Modern Chinese Readers. Book II. Paperback
  • 431 pages. Beijing, 1977, reduced price

China: Modern Chinese: Beginner's Course. Volume 3. Listening 1. Paperback

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  • Modern Chinese: Beginner's Course. Volume 3: Listening 1. Paperback
  • 184 pages
  • 1986

China: Practical Chinese Reader: Book 1, 5 and 6, + Chinese Character Exercisebook. Book 2

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  • Practical Chinese Reader: Book 1, 5 and 6 together, + Chinese Character Exercisebook. Book 2

China: Practical Chinese Reader: Chinese Character Exercisebook. Book 2. Paperback

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  • Practical Chinese Reader: Chinese Character Exercisebook. Book 2. Paperback
  • 109 pages. Beijing 1987

China: Readings from Chinese Writers. Textes Choisis d' Ecrivains Chinois. Volume 1. 1949-1986. Paperback

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  • Readings from Chinese Writers. Textes Choisis d' Ecrivains Chinois. Volume 1. 1949-1986.
  • 450 pages, 1989 edition, text in Chinese, French and English

China: Spoken Chinese. A 2-volume-set. Price is for the set

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  • Spoken Chinese. A 2-volume-set. Price is for the set
  • Volume 1: Deals with every-day life. 224 pages. Volume 2: Focuses on scenic spots and historical sites, culture, festivals. 236 pages. 1989

Chou: A New China. Intermediate Reader of Modern Chinese. Paperback, In 2 Volumes

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  • New China. Intermediate Reader of Modern Chinese. Paperback. 21x27 cm
  • by Chou, Chih-P'Ing / Chiang, Joanne / Eagar, Jianna
  • Volume 1: Text and Vocabulary. Volume 2: Grammar Notes and Exercises. ca.500 pages

Chou: First Step. An Elementary Reader for Modern Chinese. Pb

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  • First Step. An Elementary Reader for Modern Chinese.
  • Chou, Chih-p'ing; Lei, Jun; Wang Jing
  • Paperback, 368 pages, 40 color illus. 1 line illus. 17 tables, 280 x 216 mm

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Chou: First Step. Workbook for Modern Chinese. Paperback

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  • First Step. Workbook for Modern Chinese
  • Chou, Chih-p'ing; Lei, Jun; Wang Jing
  • Paperback, 328 pages, 129 color illus., 280 x 216 mm

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Chou: Oh, China! Elementary Reader of Modern Chinese for Advanced Beginners. Paperback

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  • Oh, China! Elementary Reader of Modern Chinese for Advanced Beginners. Paperback. ca. 21.5x28 cm
  • by Chou, Chih-Ping / Link, Perry / Wang, Xuedong / Wang, Hsueh-Tung
  • viii, 536 pages. 1997

Classical Chinese: A Basic Reader in Three Volumes. Paperbacks

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  • Classical Chinese: A Basic Reader in Three Volumes. Paperback
  • Naiying Yuan, Haitao Tang, and James Geiss
  • 832 pages, 2 tables, 3 maps. 2004. Volume 1: 40 selections from texts written between the fifth century B.C. and the first century A.D., Volume 2: detailed glossary of unfamiliar terms and names found in Volume 1. Volume 3 features grammatical analyses, in which every sentence in the main texts is fully diagrammed to show the grammatical relations between their various parts

Colloquial Chinese 2. Paperback. Kan Qian

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  • Colloquial Chinese 2: The Next Step in Language Learning. Paperback
  • Qian Kan. ix, 296 pages. 2006. Colloquial Chinese 2 is designed for people who already have some knowledge of the language but want to progress a stage further.

Colloquial Chinese 2. Set. Kan Qian

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  • Colloquial Chinese 2: The Next Step in Language Learning. Book, 2 CD's, 2 Audio cassettes
  • Qian Kan. 2006. Colloquial Chinese 2 is the ideal course for those who already have some knowledge of the language, but now want to progress to the next level. Helping to develop effective listening and pronunciation skills, two sixty-minute cassettes and 2 CDs recorded by native speakers are also available to complement the book.

Dawson: A New Introduction to Classical Chinese. Paperback

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  • New Introduction to Classical Chinese. Paperback
  • by Raymond Dawson
  • 162 pages, with a vocabulary and a list of characters. 2002. Beginning with Mencius, and passages from other writers of the fourth and third centuries BC, the author progresses to selections from the great Han Dynasty historian Ssu-ma Ch'ien, who became a model for future generations of Chinese writers. This book has become a standard work for use in universities as well as for private study.

DeFrancis: ABC Chinese-English Dictionary: Alphabetically Based Computerized. Hardcover

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  • ABC Chinese-English Dictionary. Hardcover. ca.16x23cm
  • edited by John DeFrancis
  • 899 pages, 9 appendices, Kanxi radical index, Chinese historical chronology. 2000. This dictionary ushers in a new era in Chinese lexicography. The first strictly alphabetically ordered and Pinyin computerized dictionary, it offers the simplest and quickest way to look up a term whose pronunciation is known. User-friendly radical and stroke indexes are provided for those cases when pronunciation of a term is not known. Each entry provides Chinese characters, part of speech, environment, definition in English, and, possibly, examples

DeFrancis: ABC Chinese-English Dictionary: Alphabetically Based Computerized. Paperback

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  • ABC Chinese-English Dictionary. Paperback. ca. 15x10 cm
  • edited by John DeFrancis, Bai Yuqing, Victor H. Mair,  Robert M. Sanders, E-Tu Zen Sun and Yin Binyong
  • 899 pages, 9 appendices, Kanxi radical index, Chinese historical chronology. 1999. The first strictly alphabetically ordered and Pinyin computerized dictionary. User-friendly radical and stroke indexes are provided for those cases when pronunciation of a term is not known. Each entry provides Chinese characters, part of speech, environment, definition in English, and, possibly, examples

DeFrancis: Beginning Chinese Reader. Part 1. Second edition. Yale Linguistic Series

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  • Beginning Chinese Reader. Part 1. Second edition
  • by John DeFrancis
  • 504 pages. 1977

DeFrancis: Beginning Chinese Reader: Part 2. Second edition. Yale Linguistic Series

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  • Beginning Chinese Reader: Part 2. Second edition. Yale Linguistic Series
  • by John DeFrancis
  • 516 pages. 1977

Dictionary of Chinese Idioms. Pb

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  • Dictionary of Chinese Idioms
  • Edited by Guang-yi Xiong
  • 10.5x14.5 cm.
  • A Dictionary of Chinese Idioms contains over 10,000 Chinese idioms with full and clear annotations. It is indexed according to the respective radicals and appends cross-references for convenience in looking up idioms. This dictionary, designed for native speakers and advanced students and scholars is an essential reference book for writing. (Note: No English Text)
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Dougherty: Chinese Character Indexes. In 5 volumes. Cloth

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  • Chinese Character Indexes. 1963. In 5 volumes, each volume ca. 21x28cm. Cloth
  • By Ching-yi Dougherty, Sydney M. Lamb and Samuel E. Martin
  • Volume 1: Telegraphic Code Index. Bibliography. xxxi, 364 pages. Volume 2: Romanization Index. Volume 3: Radical Index. Volume 4: Total Stroke Count Index. Volume 5: Four Corner System Index. Each volume 364 pages.
  • Special reduced price for the complete set (New! Indeed, it is old stock)

Far East Chinese-English Dictionary (Simplified Characters) Printed on Woodfree Paper, 13x18cm

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  • Far East Chinese-English Dictionary (Simplified Characters) Printed on Woodfree Paper, 13x18cm
  • Edited by Liang Shih-chiu
  • 1824 pages. This dictionary includes over 8,000 Chinese characters, 100,000 entries, and more than 20,000 example sentences. It also contains a ready-reference guide with handy charts and tables, including five indexing systems for Chinese characters and a guide to three Chinese phonetic systems: Zhuyin, Pinyin, and Gwoyeu Romatzyh

Far East Chinese-English Dictionary (Simplified Characters) Printed on Woodfree Paper, 19x26cm

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  • Far East Chinese-English Dictionary (Simplified Characters) Printed on Woodfree Paper, 19x26cm
  • edited by Liang Shih-chiu
  • 1736 pages. This dictionary includes over 8,000 Chinese characters, 100,000 entries, and more than 20,000 example sentences. It also contains a ready-reference guide with handy charts and tables, including five indexing systems for Chinese characters and a guide to three Chinese phonetic systems: Zhuyin, Pinyin, and Gwoyeu Romatzyh

Far East Chinese-English Dictionary (Simplified characters). Printed on Woodfree Paper. 10.5x15cm

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  • Far East Chinese-English Dictionary. Printed on Woodfree Paper. 10.5x15cm. Simplified characters
    Edited by Liang Shih-chiu
    1824 pages. This dictionary includes over 8,000 Chinese characters, 100,000 entries, and more than 20,000 example sentences. It also contains a ready-reference guide with handy charts and tables, including five indexing systems for Chinese characters and a guide to three Chinese phonetic systems: Zhuyin, Pinyin, and Gwoyeu Romatzyh.

Far East Chinese-English Dictionary. Printed on Bible Paper, 10.5x15cm

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  • Far East Chinese-English Dictionary. Printed on Bible Paper, 10.5x15cm. Traditional (unsimplified) characters
  • Edited by Liang Shih-chiu
  • 1824 pages. This dictionary includes over 8,000 Chinese characters, 100,000 entries, and more than 20,000 example sentences. It also contains a ready-reference guide with handy charts and tables, including five indexing systems for Chinese characters and a guide to three Chinese phonetic systems: Zhuyin, Pinyin, and Gwoyeu Romatzyh
Far East Chinese-English Dictionary. 10.5x15cm. €21,00

Far East Chinese-English Dictionary. Printed on Bible Paper, 13x18cm.

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  • Far East Chinese-English Dictionary. Printed on Bible Paper, 13x18cm
  • Edited by Liang Shih-chiu
  • 1824 pages. This dictionary includes over 8,000 Chinese characters, 100,000 entries, and more than 20,000 example sentences. It also contains a ready-reference guide with handy charts and tables, including five indexing systems for Chinese characters and a guide to three Chinese phonetic systems: Zhuyin, Pinyin, and Gwoyeu Romatzyh
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Far East Chinese-English Dictionary. Printed on Bible Paper, 19x26cm

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  • Far East Chinese-English Dictionary. Printed on Bible Paper, 19x26cm
  • Edited by Liang Shih-chiu
  • 1824 pages. This dictionary includes over 8,000 Chinese characters, 100,000 entries, and more than 20,000 example sentences. It also contains a ready-reference guide with handy charts and tables, including five indexing systems for Chinese characters and a guide to three Chinese phonetic systems: Zhuyin, Pinyin, and Gwoyeu Romatzyh.
Far East Chinese-English Dictionary. 19x26cm. €69,95