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500 Common Chinese Idioms : An annotated Frequency Dictionary, Paperback / softback Book

Paperback / softback


First published in 2010. 500 Common Chinese Idioms is a unique tool for learners.

Presenting the 500 most commonly used Chinese idioms or ‘chengyu’, this dictionary presents: The idiom in both simplified and traditional charactersThe idiom in pinyin romanisationA literal English translation and English equivalentsTwo suitable example sentences, plus explanations and usage notes The dictionary offers a step-by-step approach to gaining greater fluency through a grasp of the most common idioms in the language, making it the ideal resource for the intermediate learner of Chinese and for Chinese language teachers.

The book is also accompanied by recordings of all 500 idioms, available free through the companion website.


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