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Chinese: A Comprehensive Grammar

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Chinese: A Comprehensive Grammar is a complete reference guide to Chinese grammar.
It presents a fresh and accessible description of the language, concentrating on the real patterns of use in modern Chinese. The Grammar is an essential reference source for the learner and user of Chinese, irrespective of level. It is ideal for use in schools, colleges, universities and adul
Paperback, 442 pages
Published January 1st 2003 by Routledge
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This book provides a very clear explanation of Chinese grammar with a descriptive approach to the everyday use of the language. The examples are complete with pinyin and literal translation for easy understanding.

There is an added bonus in that I picked up some things that I can use in my translation work. You see, the book is written for an English-speaking audience, so it highlights the differences in characteristics between Chinese and English. Because Chinese and Indonesian are similar in ce

I think this to be a very useful Chinese grammar. Unfortunately, I didn't know enough Chinese characters yet to be able to use it. I will definitely read this book again!
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