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Backpacking With Chad In China And Hong Kong
By Chad Thomson
Series: Backpacking With Chad: An American's Stories From Traveling The World. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,860. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
In this, the latest installment from Chad Thomson's travel journal, we find our hero hanging out with the Masters Of The Universe in Hong Kong, being caught in a compromising situation by a maid, having his plans for Shanghai Shanghai-ed by dead pigs, getting into scrapes in Internet cafes and standing as a tall and proud American in the face of third world corruption.
Chinese Expressions for Emotions and Feelings
By Hongyang(Canada)/ 红洋(加拿大)
Price: $1.90 USD. Words: 4,030. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Mandarin
Have you ever been in a situation where you feel frustrated because you are unable to express your emotions and feelings 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.
The “People Power” Travel Superbook Book 29. China Travel Guide
By Tony Kelbrat
Price: $1.30 USD. Words: 7,280. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
China is a huge country, the third largest in the world, bigger than the United States. Look at it on a map. It's virtually all of northern Asia. Beijing is in the North, Shanghia is further south and Hong Kong is in the deep south. It's an old country with a lot of history. Outside of the cities, much of the country does not have a modern infrastructure.
Riding the Dragon's Back: The Great Race to Run the Wild Yangtze
By Richard Bangs
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,240. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2014 by Desktop Adventure. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
The thrilling and true account of the competition to be the first river rafting team down the Yangtze, one of the world's longest and most mythic rivers. When a group of American rafters begins its trip high in the Tibetan Plateau, China's patriotic youth rush to the river to beat the foreigners down their own historic waterway, the "dragon" of the title.
Please Say Something! 25 Proven Ways to Get Through an Hour of ESL Teaching
By Greg Strandberg
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,040. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
I wrote this short book that gives you 25 proven ways to teach ESL. I’ve used each and every one of these ideas in my own ESL classes over the 5 years I was a teacher in China. I know they work because I’ve used them successfully and I’ve taught them to other teachers so they can use them successfully too – and they do. Now I want to teach them to you. Get your students talking today!
National Defense Intelligence College Paper: Imperialism With Chinese Characteristics? Reading and Re-Reading China's 2006 Defense White Paper - Chinese Military Expansion, Maoist Policy
By Progressive Management
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 59,630. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This unique and informative paper was produced by the National Intelligence University / National Defense Intelligence College. The [Chinese] White Papers provide foreign readers a glimpse into China's general mood concerning its current situation as well as a general portrait of China's policies that are designed to protect and further China's interests.
44 Days Backpacking in China : The Middle Kingdom in the 21st Century, with the United States, Europe and the Fate of the World in Its Looking Glass
By Jeff J. Brown
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 186,330. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Summary: “An intimate social, cultural and political look into historical and modern China, while comparing these observations to the history and current trends of the United States and Europe.”-Provided by publisher.
Vegan City Guides Taipei
By Tara DeAugustine
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,000. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2013 by Vegan City Guides. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Vegan City Guides Taipei contains detailed information of where to eat and shop in Taipei, an insider's advice on what to expect as a vegan travelling to Taipei, what to expect from Taiwanese cuisine and how to know if it is vegan-friendly, more Taipei resources for the vegan traveller, a list of useful translations and a handy map showing the location of every establishment listed in the guide.
We don't need history
By Martijn De Waal
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,570. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2013 by Fosfor. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
In China, a new myth – the myth of The Chinese Dream – is fast amassing dreamers. It’s is not unlike the American Dream – the core component is still the promise of a wealthy middle-class lifestyle: a family, a privately owned car, and a house with your name on the lintel.
English Last: True Accounts of Teaching in China
By Greg Strandberg
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,130. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
When it comes to teaching in China, money’s first and English’s last. Education takes a back seat to entertainment. And learning isn’t nearly as important as having fun. This book will explain all of that and more. If you’re planning on teaching in China, or you’re already teaching in China, this book will give you all the dazzling tips and tricks to make you the best at ESL teaching in China.
China: Don't Go There Until...
By Rob Walters
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 79,700. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
If you are thinking of going to China to teach or travel then don’t – not until you have read this book. The book may entice you to go or it may persuade you to stay. Either way if you are interested in China and wish to advance far beyond the tourist guide view, then read this book.
China. My culture shock! An insider´s view
By Philippe E.
Price: $1.49 USD. 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
By Janice Warren
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
By Progressive Management
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
By Bob Martin
Series: Culture Briefings. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 15,740. 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
By Greg Strandberg
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 40,750. 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
By Alastair Scott
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
By Daniel Andersen
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
By Henry Hao
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
By Andrew Johnston
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.