Category Archives: Chinese

European and Chinese Cognitive Styles and their Impact on Teaching Mathematics (Studies in Computational Intelligence)

The book provides strong evidence that research on the cognitive processes from arithmetic thought to algebraic thought should take into consideration the socio-cultural context. It is an important contribution to the literature on linguistic structure in comparative studies related to … Continue reading

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Using Chinese: A Guide to Contemporary Usage (Using… (Cambridge))

This is a guide to Chinese usage for students who have already acquired the basics of the language and wish to extend their knowledge. Unlike conventional grammars, it addresses many aspects of Chinese language usage, such as letter writing, idioms, … Continue reading

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Best-Loved Chinese Proverbs (2nd Edition)

“By filling one’s head instead of one’s pocket, one cannot be robbed.” The appeal of Chinese proverbs is profound and universal. With brevity, clarity, and simplicity, these carefully chosen words help pass wisdom and insight throughout the ages. This timeless, … Continue reading

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Encyclopedia of Contemporary Chinese Culture (Encyclopedias of Contemporary Culture)

The Encyclopedia of Contemporary Chinese Culture contains nearly 1,200 entries written by an international team of specialists to enable readers to explore a range of diverse and fascinating cultural subjects from prisons to rock groups, underground Christian churches to TV … Continue reading

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Chinese Grammar Made Easy: A Practical and Effective Guide for Teachers

“Chinese Grammar Made Easy” presents instructors with innovative and classroom-tested techniques for teaching 150 fundamental grammar points. Its communicative, meaning-based approach helps teachers to engage students by bringing grammar into a real-life context. Clear, concise explanations and a variety of … Continue reading

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Arabic and Chinese Handwriting Recognition: Summit, SACH 2006, College Park, MD, USA, September 27-28, 2006, Selected Papers (Lecture Notes in Computer … Vision, Pattern Recognition, and Graphics)

The book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the Summit on Arabic and Chinese Handwriting Recognition, SACH 2006, held in College Park, USA, September 27-28, 2006. The 16 revised full papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from a total of … Continue reading

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A Dictionary of Chinese Characters: Accessed by Phonetics

By arranging frequently used characters under the phonetic element they have in common, rather than only under their radical, the Dictionary encourages the student to link characters according to their phonetic. The system of cross-referencing then allows the student to … Continue reading

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Chinese: A Linguistic Introduction (Linguistic Introductions)

Chinese is spoken by more people than any other language in the world, and has a rich social, cultural and historical background. This is a comprehensive guide to the linguistic structure of Chinese, providing an accessible introduction to each of … Continue reading

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ABC Etymological Dictionary of Old Chinese (ABC Chinese Dictionary Series)

This is the first genuine etymological dictionary of Old Chinese written in any language. As such, it constitutes a milestone in research on the evolution of the Sinitic language group. Whereas previous studies have emphasized the structure of the Chinese … Continue reading

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Modern Mandarin Chinese Grammar: A Practical Guide (Modern Grammars)

Modern Mandarin Chinese Grammar is an innovative reference guide to Mandarin Chinese, combining traditional and function-based grammar in a single volume. Divided into two sections closely linked by extensive cross-references, it covers: traditional grammatical categories such as phrase order, nouns, … Continue reading

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