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Chinese: An Essential Grammar (Essential Grammars)

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This new edition of Chinese: An Essential Grammar is an up-to-date and concise reference guide to modern Chinese grammar.

Jargon free, it presents an accessible description of the language, focusing on the real patterns of use today. This Grammar aims to serve as a reference source for the learner and user of Chinese, irrespective of level, setting out the complexities of

Kindle Edition, 240 pages
Published April 20th 2006 by Routledge
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Stephen Simpson
Jun 04, 2016 Stephen Simpson rated it really liked it
Not as strong as Routledge's other grammar books, as the organization of topics is less fluid, less structured, and less intuitive than in other Routledge books. Some of this may be due to the particulars of Chinese (I don't know it well enough yet to really judge), but I think readers/learners looking for simple "how do I say in the past tense or future tense?" might be a little frustrated relative to Routledge's other offerings.

Still, it's a *very* solid grammar book and I think it is an inva
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