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Intermediate Cantonese: Themes for Listening and Speaking  
ISBN : 9622792022
Authors:
  Philip Yungkin Lee
Format:
  Box Set (Text, CDs), Text - 228pp, 4 Compact Discs
Pub. Date:
  2002
Price:
  US $36.95
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Introduction
This is the sister book of Listening to Cantonese V Basic Skill. The book a total of twelve chapters; each chapter introduces a few basic words in texts and listening exercises. Oral excercies following each chapter enables the readers to practice converstation skills in a role-play setting.

The language points are introduced in each unit to reinforce correct grammar usage. Exercises aimed to clarify the lingustic differences between Cantonese and Mandarin words are beneficial to the Mandarin speakers and intermediate learners who is serious in learning how to read and write in Cantonese.

Materials are based on authentic Chinese lifestyles in Hong Kong and the surrounding cities like Macao and Guangzhou. This book is also suitable for the people who are interested in Chinese culture.
Features & Benefits
CD Technology allows instantaneous access to separate vocabulary and listening texts for more productive drills
Cantonese + English Recordings by native speakers allows learners to learn vocabulary items without the book at hand
Back-up Links to Tape script and Answer Key add value to listening exercises which make them ideal for self-study purposes
Task-Based Approach to language learning simulates speaking activities after each listening exercise
120 illustrations serve as prompts for beginners to listen for meaning in everyday situation
Clear Instructions And Explanations in simple English
Index For Quick Reference of Cantonese language functions and grammar
Comparisons between Cantonese and Mandarin usage in every unit in order to provide learners with references to vernacular Cantonese and written standard Chinese
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