English Grammar for Students of Chinese:
The Study Guide for Those Learning Chinese
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Parts of speech — how to identify nouns, verbs, adjectives, prepositions . . .
Functions of words — how to identify subjects, direct and indirect objects . . .
Grammatical terms — explanation of phrase, clause, possessive . . .
Step-by-step analysis of examples — how to get from an English structure to an equivalent Chinese structure,see example Chapter 28, What is an Adjective?
*Review the English Grammar for Students of Chinese Table of Contents for an overview of the English and Spanish grammatical terms and concepts covered.
Each chapter covers one grammar point
- English grammar explained as it relates to English, anticipating concepts necessary for learning Chinese
- Chinese grammar explained as it relates to Chinese
- Chines examples with word-for-word meaning and grammatical identification
- possible pitfalls for English speakers
Chinese words in the body of the text are in pinyin. The Chinese charaters for all of the examples are shown in the back of the book by page and line number.
"I’m quite excited about this book. It should appeal to those
students who need more explicit instruction on the differences between
Chinese and English grammar."
—Prof. Michael E. Everson, Review Editor,
Journal of the Chinese Language
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You — More class time to teach Chinese and to develop oral skills.
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English Grammar for Students of Chinese — an essential reference at any level
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