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China. My culture shock! An insider´s view
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You set the price! Words: 18,690. Language: American English. Published: July 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Ever asked yourself after walking in Shanghai if this was the real China ? If this is it? Well, here you go with an Insider´s view from China ! A book written by an expert on the subject. He has felt it deeply and personally, and is still recovering. He wants you to understand why in China some things are done in a certain way, so you avoid falling into traps and don´t do the same mistakes.
When Dreams and Fear Collide
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 114,960. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Extreme sports
This is the true firsthand account of the 1986 Sino-USA Upper Yangtze River Expedition, the only joint river rafting expedition approved by the highest authorities in China. But the death of a teammate, a so-called mutiny, and several all-Chinese rafting teams racing ahead of the expedition in an attempt to be first, turn a perfect trip into a voyage of drama, disaster and unexpected challenges.
2013 China Military and Security Report: People's Liberation Army (PLA), Space, Cyber Attacks on American Military, Technology, People's Republic of China Force Modernization, Taiwan
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 172,400. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
This important DOD report from May 2013 provides extensive details on the status of the Chinese military. In addition to the new 2013 report, this unique ebook compilation includes seven other DOD annual reports for the years 2006 through 2012.
Culture Briefing: China - Your Guide to Chinese Culture and Customs
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Series: Culture Briefings. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 15,730. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Culture Briefing: China provides current, in-depth information found in no other single publication to help you understand the culture, customs, values and beliefs of the Chinese people. Whether traveling to China, working on a class paper or doing business with the Chinese, you'll find Culture Briefing: China an invaluable resource.
English Rocks! 101 ESL Games, Activities, and Lesson Plans
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 39,550. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
They’re bored, they’re tired, and they’d rather be anywhere else. That’s no way to teach an ESL class, so why not get things moving and shaking? You can do just that with English Rocks! 101 ESL Games, Activities, and Lesson Plans. Make your ESL class the most popular in school today with 101 ideas presented with 112 pictures to help explain them. Let your class find out why English Rocks!
A Scot Returns - A Journey from Bali to Skye
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Series: Roughing It Round the World. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 144,720. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
The last of a trilogy, by turns comic and astonishing, of a remarkable five-year pilgrimage around the world. Travelling on foot, camel, elephant and public transport Scott slips, trots and lumbers through the cultures of the Far and Near East. He carries a notebook, a will to understand, a bent towards absurdities and…(ever the optimist)…a universal bath plug where there are no universal drains.
Ten Months in Guangxi
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Price: Free! Words: 38,160. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013 by El Chupacabra Independent Press. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
A record and journal of one traveler's adventures, misadventures, life, time, and more. Follow the author through a ten month journey in southeast China.
CHINGLISH: The Joys of Chinese English
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,050. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2013 by Oleander Press. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Chinglish is an affectionate look at the strange, charming, tortured and often nonsensical English that is affectionately known as Chinglish. "Trushing name is the first consumers are the highest" as one instruction manual for a motorbike begins. This book is a collection of these failed attempts of the Chinese to get their heads around the complexities of the English language.
Kingdom of Sharks
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,500. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
It's a bad start to one's career: Alone in a foreign country, broke, homeless, living on borrowed time with an expired visa. That was just the start of one teacher's sojourn through the People's Republic of China.
Taking the Long Way Home: An Unexpected Adventure from Shanghai to Hangzhou
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Series: China Adventure, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,650. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2012 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Undisputedly, Hangzhou, known for its extravagant natural beauty and thousands of years of tea and silk culture, is simply the most traditionally elegant city in China. It is a "must see" on an China itinerary. But, be careful how you get there!
Sihpromatum: I Grew my Boobs in China
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 127,300. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
14-year-old Savannah Grace's perfect world is shattered when her mother unexpectedly announces that the family would embark on a four-year, 80 country backpacking adventure.
A Quick Guide to Teaching English in China
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,840. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A Quick Guide to Teaching English in China covers the differences, the benefits and drawbacks, of going to work for a public school or training school in China. It will help you decide which one appeals to you more and outlines the visa requirements and qualifications you'll need to work for these places.
Chinese Conversation in Everyday Life 2 -- Sentences Phrases Words
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Series: Chinese Conversation in Everyday Life -- Sentences Phrases Words, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,440. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Mandarin
Have you ever been in a situation where you feel frustrated because you are unable to express yourself in Chinese? This 102 pages book covers 6 daily conversation situations: Eating, Interview, Phone Call, Inviting, Shopping and Vacation with a total of 400 sentences, 250 phrases and words.
2012 People's Republic of China: Military and Security Developments Annual Report to Congress, People's Liberation Army (PLA), Space, Cyber Capabilities, Earlier Reports to 2006
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 143,490. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This important DOD report from May 2012 provides extensive details on the status of the Chinese military. In addition to the new 2012 report, this unique ebook compilation includes six other DOD annual reports for the years 2006 through 2011.
Yes China! An English Teacher's Love-Hate Relationship with a Foreign Country
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 86,330. Language: American English. Published: May 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Yes China! is a funny, self-deprecating, and brutally honest travelogue/memoir about teaching English in modern China. The author, an American fish out of water, shares a unique perspective on the Chinese classroom as well as what it's like growing up post Mormonism and how living abroad helped him overcome those insecurities.
China or Bust! a rookie's guide to living and surviving in China as an ESL teacher
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,680. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Lana, little travelled, staid, bored, was desperate for some excitement in her life. She and her husband stunned the family by going to China as ESL teachers. Read about the fabulous experiences they had travelling and teaching. This book also contains much information for anyone planning to visit China or go there to work, either as a teacher or in any other fiel
A Daoist Journey into China: journal of a voyage into the interior
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 85,630. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
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A study of the Chinese concept of the dao ('the Way'), this unusual book is set against a 10,000-mile unescorted trip through the China of the 1980s, tinkling bicycles everywhere--no cars, no high rises and a typical income of $20 a month--were the norms. On a meditational journey that took him to temples and monasteries, Schwartz seeks to describe the experience of meditation from the 'inside.'
Mike's China
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Price: Free! Words: 10,410. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Mike has travelled extensively in China over the past twenty years on climbing expeditions and as a general traveller. In this free ebook he talks about some of the more interesting places he has visited and gives advice for independent travellers. The book is illustrated with photographs.
Chinese Conversation in Everyday Life 1 - Sentences Phrases Words
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Series: Chinese Conversation in Everyday Life -- Sentences Phrases Words, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 4,920. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Mandarin
Have you ever been in a situation where you feel frustrated because you are unable to express yourself in Chinese? This book can help you overcome the challenges of learning Chinese by providing you with necessary words, phrases, and sentences that can be applied to various real-life situations.
Auswandern nach China
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 1,790. Language: German. Published: February 16, 2012 by Samurai Media Limited. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
China wird als potentielles Auswanderungsland oft übersehen. Wir zeigen warum China ein sehr interessantes Land zum Auswandern sein kann.