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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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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,580. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2012 by West Lake 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!
A Quick Guide to Teaching English in China
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Price: Free! Words: 6,820. Language: American English. Published: June 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This short, 6500 word handbook is designed to give people wanting to go to China to teach English an idea of what to expect. It covers the differences--the pros and cons--of going to work for a public school versus a 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 there.
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: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,490. 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
(4.00 from 1 review)
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.
No Hugging In China
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,580. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012 by Dapt'd. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The totally true story of a blonde New Yorker's sojourn as an English teacher in the Guangdong Province
China Tips (or a Blonde's Guide to Teaching in China)
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,150. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012 by Dapt'd. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
China Tips is Felicia Brings’ very amusing, useful, and brief compendium of practical advice to westerners who expect to travel or work in China.
Xiamen: Our Fragile World
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,370. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Author Nicco Mallcott gives his impression of the city of Xiamen in southeast China, from historical architecture to night life to cuisine. Filled with charming hand-drawn illustrations and cartoons, this book is not a tourist guide, but an introduction to whet your appetite to be your own guide--by visiting Xiamen for yourself!
Cycling in China
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 1,980. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2012 by Samurai Media Limited. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Secrets and practical tips to make the most out of your bike trip through China.
Study Chinese in Taiwan: A How-to Guide to Becoming Fluent in Mandarin Chinese in the Shortest Time Possible
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,100. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Do you dream of being fluent in Mandarin? Then this book was written for you! This book will tell you how to get a Taiwan Student visa, apply for scholarships, choose where to live and study in Taiwan, introduce you to Taiwanese food and culture and more! With Asia’s best Mandarin schools and authentic Chinese culture, Taiwan is the perfect place to study Chinese! Start your journey now!
Don Quixote in China: The Search for Peach Blossom Spring
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,130. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
T’ao Yuan Ming, a 4th century Chinese poet, wrote of a mysterious utopia in the remote mountains of China, where generations of Chinese had isolated themselves from China’s wars and rebellions and knew nothing of the outside world. Sixteen centuries later, after sifting through clues leading him to believe it actually exists, Dean Barrett journeyed into China in search of this utopia.
Long Story Short: Year of the Water Goat
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 10,080. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Long Story Short: Year of the Water Goat is a must read for anyone who has or is considering adopted internationally, especially from China. Columnist Jan Risher believes one of the most important aspects of international adoption is the embracing of a new culture and country for the adopting family as well. In the Chinese zodiac, 2003 was the year of the water goat.
China's Ancient Tea Horse Road
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 10,640. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
The antique Silk Road that connected the Chinese and Mediterranean Worlds for more than a millennium, facilitating the exchange of both goods and cultures, is widely known and celebrated. Less familiar is its more southerly equivalent, the ‘Ancient Tea-Horse Road’ that once linked the lush gardens of southwest China with the frigid wastelands of Tibet and the torrid plains of northern India.