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Author Hsueh, ShaoLan, author.

Title Chineasy everyday : learning Chinese through its culture / by ShaoLan ; with illustrations by Noma Bar.

Publication Info. New York, NY : Harper Design, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, 2016.
©2016
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 95th Street Adult Nonfiction  495.111 HSU    AVAILABLE
 Naper Blvd. Adult Nonfiction  495.111 HSU    AVAILABLE
 Nichols Adult Nonfiction  495.111 HSU    DUE 03-26-21
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Description 255 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm
Note "Author and concept: ShaoLan Hsueh"--Title page verso.
Includes index.
Summary "A unique and highly entertaining introduction to the richness of Chinese language, culture, and civilization, built on the groundbreaking and hugely popular Chineasy visual learning method. To educate the world about the richness and character of Chinas people, customs, and heritage, entrepreneur ShaoLan Hsueh created Chineasy, a special building-block learning method that uses highly recognizable and appealing illustrations. She introduced her revolutionary teaching methodology and graphic language in her bestseller, Chineasy. In this standalone guide, she expands her scope to include all facets of Chinese life and culture, including Numbers, Time & Dates, The Solar System & the Five Elements, People, Nature, Animals, How to Describe Things, Health & Well-being, Travel, City & Country, Shopping, Food & Drink, and Internet & Technology. She begins all twelve sections with an overview of key Chineasy characters, then presents the specific symbols relevant to eachproviding insight into how Chinese thinking has shaped its language and civilization in a way that anyone can understand and appreciate. Whether you are a student learning Mandarin, an executive pursuing business ties to Chinese companies, or a curious tourist traveling to China, this single-volume encyclopedia will stimulate the mind, enchant the culturally minded and inspire everyone who seeks new experiences and a wider understanding of our world"--Amazon.com.
Language Text in Chinese and English.
Subject Chinese language -- Textbooks for foreign speakers -- English.
Chinese language -- Writing.
Chinese characters.
Genre Chinese language materials Bilingual.
Added Author Bar, Noma, 1973- illustrator.
ISBN 9780062439710
0062439715
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