A Frequency Dictionary of Mandarin Chinese: Core Vocabulary by Richard Xiao,Paul Rayson,Tony McEnery

By Richard Xiao,Paul Rayson,Tony McEnery

A Frequency Dictionary of Mandarin Chinese is a useful software for all beginners of Mandarin chinese language, supplying a listing of the 5,000 phrases and the 2,000 chinese language characters (simplified) most regularly occurring within the language. in keeping with a fifty-million-word corpus composed of spoken, fiction, non-fiction and information texts in present use, the dictionary offers the consumer with a close frequency-based record, in addition to alphabetical and part-of-speech indexes.

All entries within the frequency checklist characteristic the English similar and a pattern sentence with English translation. The Dictionary additionally comprises thirty thematically equipped lists of often used phrases on a number of subject matters resembling foodstuff, climate, shuttle and time expressions.

A Frequency Dictionary of Mandarin Chinese permits scholars of all degrees to maximise their learn of Mandarin vocabulary in a good and interesting means. it's also an exceptional source for lecturers of the language.

A CD model is out there to buy individually. Designed to be used through corpus and computational linguists it offers the entire textual content in a layout that researchers can procedure and switch into appropriate lists for his or her personal study work.

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