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The Resource Dreaming in Chinese : Mandarin lessons in life, love, and language, Deborah Fallows

Dreaming in Chinese : Mandarin lessons in life, love, and language, Deborah Fallows

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Dreaming in Chinese : Mandarin lessons in life, love, and language
Title
Dreaming in Chinese
Title remainder
Mandarin lessons in life, love, and language
Statement of responsibility
Deborah Fallows
Title variation
Mandarin lessons in life, love, and language
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
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Fallows, Deborah
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Language and culture
  • Chinese language
  • Americans
  • China
  • China
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Dreaming in Chinese : Mandarin lessons in life, love, and language, Deborah Fallows
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: London : Short Books, 2010
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
Wŏ ài nĭ! = I love you! : the grammar of romance -- Bú yào! = Don't want, don't need! : when rude is polite -- Shī, Shí, Shĭ, Shì = Lion, ten, to make, to be : language play as a national sport -- Dăbāo = Do you do takeout? : why the Chinese hear tones, and we don't -- Lăobăixìng = Common folk : China's Ordinary Joe -- Nĭ hăo, Wŏ jiào Mínyì = Hello, my name is Public Opinion : a brief introduction to Chinese names -- Dōngbĕi = Eastnorth : finding your way in China-- the semantics of time and place -- Wŏ, Nĭ, Tā, Tā, Tā = I, you, he, she, it : disappearing pronouns and the sense of self -- Rènao = Hot-and-noisy : think like the Chinese think -- Tīng bù dŏng = I don't understand : a billion people, countless dialects -- Hànzì = Characters ; the essence of being Chinese -- Bù kĕyĭ = Not allowed : rules to follow and rules to break -- Dìzhèn = Earthquake : out of calamity, tenderness -- Nĭ de Zhōngwĕn hĕn hăo! = Your Chinese is really good! : a little goes a long way
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
205 p.
Isbn
9780802779137
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn555654229
  • (OCoLC)555654229
Label
Dreaming in Chinese : Mandarin lessons in life, love, and language, Deborah Fallows
Publication
Note
Originally published: London : Short Books, 2010
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
Wŏ ài nĭ! = I love you! : the grammar of romance -- Bú yào! = Don't want, don't need! : when rude is polite -- Shī, Shí, Shĭ, Shì = Lion, ten, to make, to be : language play as a national sport -- Dăbāo = Do you do takeout? : why the Chinese hear tones, and we don't -- Lăobăixìng = Common folk : China's Ordinary Joe -- Nĭ hăo, Wŏ jiào Mínyì = Hello, my name is Public Opinion : a brief introduction to Chinese names -- Dōngbĕi = Eastnorth : finding your way in China-- the semantics of time and place -- Wŏ, Nĭ, Tā, Tā, Tā = I, you, he, she, it : disappearing pronouns and the sense of self -- Rènao = Hot-and-noisy : think like the Chinese think -- Tīng bù dŏng = I don't understand : a billion people, countless dialects -- Hànzì = Characters ; the essence of being Chinese -- Bù kĕyĭ = Not allowed : rules to follow and rules to break -- Dìzhèn = Earthquake : out of calamity, tenderness -- Nĭ de Zhōngwĕn hĕn hăo! = Your Chinese is really good! : a little goes a long way
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
205 p.
Isbn
9780802779137
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn555654229
  • (OCoLC)555654229

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