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Chinese Phrases for Greeting Cards
By Hongyang(Canada)/ 红洋(加拿大)
Price: Free! Words: 2,760. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Do you ever find yourself at a loss for Chinese words, phrases or sayings when you write greeting cards or occasion cards? The “Chinese Phrases For Greeting Cards” offers you great ideas on what to write in Chinese characters on a card for many occasions.
Raising Bilingual Children: Tips and Experiences from a Mandarin Tiger Mom
By Vickie Tsui
Price: Free! Words: 5,230. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » Verbal skills
A mother describes her personal experiences and tips to raising children bilingual in Chinese and English. The "Mandarin tiger mom" title comes from her passion and strict discipline in raising her sons to speak Mandarin while growing up in the United States with an all-American father. Of course, not everything is ideal, and the book also describes challenges she has faced.
A Vat of Water
By Lydia Lin
Price: Free! Words: 300. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Mandarin
A well known story about a famous calligrapher in ancient China retold in simple Mandarin to serve as supplemental reading material for students of the Chinese language. The Chinese text is fully annotated with pinyin and English translation. The link for downloading a pinyin guide is provided.
Chinese Conversation in Everyday Life 1 - Sentences Phrases Words
By Hongyang(Canada)/ 红洋(加拿大)
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.
China Travel Tips: Chinese Phrases in Different Situations, Trip Suggestions, Do’s and Don’ts
By Hongyang(Canada)/ 红洋(加拿大)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,710. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This 70 pages ebook provides practical tips in making a better travel plan before departure, getting around, and shopping in China. Most importantly, it provides you with Chinese sentences and phrases for dealing with different situations.
中文文学 Chinese Essay: 散落的花瓣
By Hongyang(Canada)/ 红洋(加拿大)
Price: Free! Words: 560. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: January 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Mandarin
公元2013年的最后一天,看着窗外满树的冰枝在阳光下渐渐消融,想到几天前那场罕见的冰暴雨将多伦多凝固成冰晶剔透的世界,所有的树枝犹如玻璃枝一般在阳光下璀璨夺目,不由感叹美丽的稍纵即逝。 其实在我们走过的日子里,有许多美丽和温馨如落花般不经意地散落身旁。回望来路,美丽已成风尘中飘荡的记忆,虽然短暂,但却刻在了过往的岁月里,令人依然动容。 于是,决定将自己多年写下的散落在网上的心情随笔小文汇总一起,与读者朋友分享。 串起片片散落的花瓣,用文字留下记忆,红尘中谢谢你与我同行。
Chinese Characters and Pictures 汉字和图画
By Paul Qian
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 400. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Mandarin
Several earliest scripts of the world are pictographs(象形文字, xiang-xing-wen-zi), such as that of Egypt, India and China. 世界上好几种最早的文字都是象形文字,如埃及、印度、中国的文字。
Pan-Gu Creates the Universe 盘古开天地
By Paul Qian
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 650. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Mandarin
How is the Universe created? According to the myth of ancient China, it is created by a divine being called Pan-Gu(盘古). 宇宙是怎样生成的?按照古代中国的神话传说,是由一位名叫“盘古”的神人创造的。
Zong-zi and Dragon Boat 粽子和龍舟
By Paul Qian
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 560. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Mandarin
What is the zong-zi(粽子)? Briefly, it is just a kind of traditional food, which has been consumed by Chinese since at least several thousand years ago.粽子是什么?简单地说,它只是中国的一种传统食品,至少从几千年前以来,中国人就都一直在吃它了.
Chinese for Everyday Scenarios
By Jessica Yilian Feng
You set the price! Words: 23,300. Language: Chinese (traditional). Published: March 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Mandarin
1. Easy to learn: This book guides you step by step from words to sentences to build up conversations, making learning effective. 2. Easy to use Scenarios featuring various aspects of life helps you fit into the local life here in Taiwan: socializing, eating, shopping, transportation, pastims, and more.