By Philip Yungkin Lee

This moveable, user–friendly chinese consultant, phrasebook and dictionaryis the most affordable and simplest way to benefit chinese language sooner than and through your journey.

If you just wish one chinese book—Essential Chinese is the best way to cross. a part of Tuttle Publishing's Essential Phrasebooks sequence, it's a nice first creation and newbie advisor to the language of China and Taiwan and can be designed as an exceptional chinese language phrasebook, making it the main flexible chinese studying device out there.

Perfect for company humans or vacationer touring to China or for college students who are looking to complement their studying, this book's effortless indexing function permits it to behave as an Mandarin word ebook or as English–Chinese Dictionary. A smart "point to" function helps you to easily element to a word translated in chinese language with no the necessity to say a unmarried note or learn a unmarried personality. you'll soon end up turning to Essential Chinese repeatedly while traveling or operating in China.

In this e-book you are going to find:

  • Over 1500 useful sentences for daily use.
  • A thesaurus of over 2000 phrases and expressions.
  • phrases and words masking crucial points of touring and dwelling in China.
  • broad information regarding chinese language grammar and pronunciation.

This newbie chinese language booklet might help you quick and simply research chinese language. Your skill to learn chinese language, write chinese language, converse chinese language, and understand chinese language should be greatly more advantageous with no need to take a complete chinese category. different titles during this bestselling sequence of phrasebooks comprise: Essential jap, crucial Arabic, crucial Korean, crucial Tagalog, and Essential Arabic.

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A number of the phrases no longer in this record are available in other places during this booklet. foodstuff goods are available in sections four. 7 and four. eight, and the components of a vehicle on pages 76-77 and the elements of a bicycle on pages 82-83. A abacus 算盘 suànpán approximately (approximately) 大约 dàyuē above 上面 shàngmiàn out of the country 国外 guówài coincidence 事故 shìgù acrobatics troupe 杂技团 zájìtuán adapt (verb) 适应 shìyìng adaptor 插座 chāzuò deal with 地址 dìzhǐ admission 入场 rùchǎng admission cost 入场费/门票费 rùchǎngfèi/ménpiàofèi grownup 成人 chéngrén suggestion 建议 jiànyì aerogram 航空邮件 hángkōng yóujiàn after 在⋯以后 zài... yǐhòu afternoon 下午 xiàwǔ aftershave 须后水 xūhòushuǐ back 再 zài opposed to 反对 fǎnduì age 年龄 niánlíng agree 同意 tóngyì AIDS 艾滋病 àizībìng air 空气 kōngqì air con 空调 kōngtiáo air bed 气垫 qìdiàn pollution 空气污染 kōngqì wūrǎn airmail 航空邮件 hángkōng yóujiàn aircraft 飞机 fēijī airport 飞机场 fēijīchǎng alarm 警钟 jǐngzhōng alarm clock 闹钟 nàozhōng alcohol 酒 jiǔ all day 全天 quántiān forever 总是 zǒngshì hypersensitive reaction 过敏 guòmǐn on my own 单独 dāndú additionally 也 yě altogether 一共 yígòng constantly 总是 zǒngshì ambulance 救护车 jiùhùchē the US 美国 Měiguó American (in basic) 美国的 Měiguó de American (people) 美国人 Měiguórén quantity 数量 shùliàng enjoyment park 游乐场 yóulèchǎng anaesthetic (general) 全身麻醉 quánshēn mázuì anaesthetic (local) 局部麻醉 júbù mázuì offended 生气 shēngqì animal 动物 dòngwù ankle 踝 huái solution 回答 huídá ant 蚂蚁 mǎyǐ antibiotics 抗生素 kàngshēngsù vintage 古旧 gǔjiù antiques 古玩 gǔwǎn antiseptic 防腐剂 fángfùjì anus 肛门 gāngmén any 任何 rènhé an individual 任何人 rènhé rén condo 公寓 gōngyù apologies 道歉 dàoqiàn apple 苹果 píngguǒ apple juice 苹果汁 píngguǒzhī appointment (meeting) 预约 yùyuē April 四月 Sìyuè structure 建筑 jiànzhù region 地区 dìqū quarter code 区号 qūhào argue 争吵 zhēngchǎo arm 胳膊 gēbo organize 筹办/安排 chóubàn/ānpái arrive 到 dào paintings 艺术 yìshù artery 血管 / 动脉 xuèguǎn/dòngmài synthetic respiratory 人工呼吸 réngōng hūxī arts and crafts 工艺美术 gōngyì měishù ashtray 烟灰缸 yānhuīgāng ask (verb) 问 wèn ask for 要 yào aspirin 阿司匹林 āsīpǐlín bronchial asthma 哮喘 xiàochuǎn at 在 zài at domestic 在家 zài jiā at evening 晚上 wǎnshang on the again 后面 hòumiàn on the entrance 前面 qiánmiàn on the most modern 最迟/最晚 zuìchí/zuìwǎn August 八月 Bāyuè Australia 澳大利亚/澳洲 Àodàlìyà/Àozhōu Australian (in normal) 澳大利亚的/澳洲的 Àodàlìyàde/Àozhōude Australian (people) 澳大利亚人 / 澳洲人 Àodàlìyàrén/Àozhōurén computerized 自动的 zìdòngde autumn 秋天 qiūtiān keep away from 避免 bìmiǎn wide awake 醒 xǐng B child 婴儿 yīng’ér child foodstuff 婴儿食品 yīng’ér shípǐn babysitter 临时保姆 línshín bǎomǔ again (part of physique) 背 bèi again (rear) 后面 hòumiàn backpack 背包 bèibāo backpacker 背包旅行者 bèibāo-lǚxíngzhě undesirable (rotting) 臭 chòu undesirable (terrible) 坏/糟 huài/zāo bag 袋子 dàizi luggage 行李 xíngli ball 球 qiú ballpoint pen 圆珠笔 yuán zhūbǐ banana 香蕉 xiāngjiāo Band relief 创可贴 chuàngkětiē bandage 绷带 bēngdài financial institution (finance) 银行 yínháng financial institution (river) 河岸 hé’àn dinner party 宴会 yànhuì bar (cafè) 酒吧 jiǔbā fish fry 烧烤 shāokǎo barber 理发店 lǐ fàdiàn discount 讲价 jiǎngjià baseball 棒球 bàngqiú basketball 篮球 lánqiú tub towel 浴巾 yùjīn shower 洗澡 xǐzǎo bathmat 浴室防滑垫 yùshì fánghuádiàn bathrobe 浴衣 yùyī toilet (bathing) 浴室 yùshì toilet (lavatory) 洗手间/ 厕所 xǐshǒujiān/cèsuǒ tub 浴缸/浴盆 yùgāng/yùpén battery 电池 diànchí seashore 海滩 hǎitān beancurd 豆腐 dòufu appealing 漂亮/美丽 piàoliang/měilì good looks parlor 美容院 měiróngyuàn simply because 因为 yīnwèi mattress 床 chuáng bedding 被褥 bèirù bed room 卧室 wòshì red meat 牛肉 niúròu beer 啤酒 píjiǔ prior to 以前 yǐqián beggar 乞丐 qǐgài commence 开始 kāishǐ at the back of 在⋯后面 zài...

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