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A Thematic Dictionary Of Contemporary Chinese

Author : Liwei Jiao
ISBN : 9781317330318
Genre : Foreign Language Study
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A Thematic Dictionary of Contemporary Chinese is a unique resource for intermediate to advanced students of Chinese. The dictionary presents 9,000 words organized thematically in 300 different subject areas. These themes cover the vocabulary necessary for daily use and for conducting meaningful conversations with native Chinese speakers on a variety of topics, from politics to business, and from hobbies to education. Each vocabulary item is annotated with the most frequent collocations allowing learners to improve their fluency by storing new vocabulary in larger linguistic units. Cultural and linguistic tips enable learners to grasp the vocabulary more effectively and increase their awareness of Chinese culture embedded in the language. Review exercises are provided throughout to ensure learners have ample opportunity to practice the new material. This is a great resource for both independent study and classroom use and will be of interest to students and teachers of Chinese alike. For further understanding of Chinese expressions, students are encouraged to read 500 Common Chinese Proverbs and Colloquial Expressions and 500 Common Chinese Idioms.

A Cultural Dictionary Of The Chinese Language

Author : Liwei Jiao
ISBN : 9781000713022
Genre : Foreign Language Study
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A Cultural Dictionary of the Chinese Language introduces the 500 most important cultural traits of the Chinese as reflected in language use, especially in Chinese idioms (chengyu), proverbs and colloquial expressions (suyu). Communicative competence, the ultimate goal of language learning, consists of not only linguistic, but intercultural competence, which enables the language learner to speak with fluency and understanding. The Chinese language is richly imbued with cultural wisdoms and values underlying the appropriateness of idioms in the Chinese language. The Dictionary provides Intermediate and B1-C1 level learners as well as scholars of the Chinese language with an essential reference book as well as a useful cultural reader.

Chinese Lexical Semantics

Author : Jia-Fei Hong
ISBN : 9783030381899
Genre : Computers
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This book constitutes the thoroughly refereed post-workshop proceedings of the 20th Chinese Lexical Semantics Workshop, CLSW 2019, held in Chiayi, Taiwan, in June 2019. The 39 full papers and 46 short papers included in this volume were carefully reviewed and selected from 254 submissions. They are organized in the following topical sections: lexical semantics; applications of natural language processing; lexical resources; corpus linguistics.

Bilingual Thematic Dictionaries

Author : Martin Stark
ISBN : 9783110258899
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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This book is concerned with bilingual thematic dictionaries (BTDs). The three chief aims of the research project are: 1) to identify the characteristic features of the bilingual thematic dictionary, 2) to gauge its usefulness, and 3) to make suggestions as to how it could be improved. Various approaches are adopted in order to reveal the nature of the BTD. The typological approach considers the lexicographic genres (bilingual, thematic, and pedagogical) which have been combined to create this hybrid reference work. Particular attention is paid to the BTD's immediate forerunner and closest lexicographic relative: the monolingual thematic learner's dictionary. Detailed textual analyses of contemporary thematic dictionaries identify the characteristic features of the macrostructure, microstructure, and other components from a structural perspective. In order to evaluate the usefulness of the BTD features identified, the textual analyses are supplemented by three pieces of user research involving a questionnaire (to elicit learners' opinions), a test (on the effectiveness of the access structure), and an experiment (to discover how a learner uses a BTD).

Far Eastern State University

Author : Dalʹnevostochnyĭ gosudarstvennyĭ universitet (Vladivostok, Russia)
ISBN : STANFORD:36105023738367
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Dictionary Of Contemporary Music

Author : John Vinton
ISBN : UOM:39015034647886
Genre : Music
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Contains articles on countries, composers, and technical and inter-disciplinary subjects.

Contemporary Chinese Society And Politics

Author : Andrew B. Kipnis
ISBN : STANFORD:36105131259520
Genre : China
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The first volume brings together the best work to have been published on Chinese society and politics in the Maoist period (1949-76). Volume II, meanwhile, collects the key research dealing with both the theoretical implications and the empirical complexities of the post-Mao evolution at the highest level of the political leadership. The distinctions between urban and rural are especially significant in the People's Republic, not least because of China's system of residential registration which denies rural residents any right to live permanently in a city, and the final two volumes are organized with these fundamental distinctions in mind. Volume III gathers the best work on topics including: urban spaces (e.g. the creation and dismantlement of the socialist city, the creation of virtual cities, and the making of Olympics Beijing); the newly prosperous constituencies (including China's 'new rich' and the development of a huge and increasingly self-identifying middle class); China's working class; internal migration; and, urban social change. Volume IV includes work brought together under themes such as rural politics; family farming; changes in rural society in a period of economic reform; and, China's ethnic minorities.

Historical Dictionary Of The People S Republic Of China

Author : Lawrence R. Sullivan
ISBN : 9780810864436
Genre : History
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When the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) seized power in October 1949 China was one of the poorest nations in the world. In fact, it was so weak it had been conquered by Japan, a country one-tenth its size, a decade earlier. Now, more than fifty years later, the People's Republic of China (PRC) is an emerging economic, political, and military superpower with the world's fastest growing economy and largest population (1.3 billion in 2005). A member of the United Nations Security Council since the early 1970s and a nuclear power, China wields enormous influence in the world community. The second edition of the Historical Dictionary of the People's Republic of China contains more than 400 cross-referenced dictionary entries on individual topics spanning China's political, economic, and social system along with short biographies on important figures_from politicians to writers and movie directors_who have shaped Chinese history during the period of Communist rule from 1949 to 2006. Supplementing the entries are a chronology, an introduction, charts outlining the structure of the Chinese government, and a bibliography of works in English, making this a superb resource for college and high school students needing a quick reference on contemporary China.

Paper And People

Author : Investigative Reporters and Editors, Inc
ISBN : MINN:31951D006489700
Genre : Investigative reporting
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Modern Chinese Literature

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105018749072
Genre : Chinese literature
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Library Journal

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ISBN : IND:30000107430567
Genre : Libraries
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Linguistics And Language Behavior Abstracts

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ISBN : UOM:39015082769798
Genre : Language and languages
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ISBN : UOM:39015079680511
Genre : Academic libraries
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Political Science

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ISBN : WISC:89065261273
Genre : Political science
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Library Journal

Author : Melvil Dewey
ISBN : UOM:39015063375045
Genre : Libraries
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Includes, beginning Sept. 15, 1954 (and on the 15th of each month, Sept.-May) a special section: School library journal, ISSN 0000-0035, (called Junior libraries, 1954-May 1961). Also issued separately.

The International Dictionary Of Religion

Author : Richard Kennedy
ISBN : UOM:39076001445050
Genre : Religion
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Defines the concepts, terms, practices and rituals of the world's religions, and identifies important religious leaders

El Hi Textbooks Serials In Print 2005

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ISBN : 0835246809
Genre : Education
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Science And Civilisation In China Physics And Physical Technology Pt 1 Physics With The Collaboration Of Wang Ling And The Special Co Operation Of Kenneth Girdwood Robinson ; Pt 2 Mechanical Engineering ; Pt 3 Civil Engineering And Nautics With The Collaboration Of Wang Ling And Lu Gwei Djen

Author : Joseph Needham
ISBN : WISC:89113025159
Genre : China
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Encyclopaedic Dictionary Of Asian Novels And Novelists J Q

Author : R. P. Malhotra
ISBN : 8182200687
Genre : Asia
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Historical Dictionary Of The Chinese Cultural Revolution

Author : Jian Guo
ISBN : UOM:39015064761466
Genre : Social Science
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"There has never been anything quite like the Cultural Revolution, which disrupted life in the People's Republic of China from 1966 to 1976. It wreaked havoc in the world's most populous country, often turning life upside down and undermining the party, government, and army, weakening the economy, society, and culture. Tens of millions were hurt or killed during this period, and relatively few benefited, aside from Mao Zedong and (temporarily) the Gang of Four." "Historical Dictionary of the Chinese Cultural Revolution provides an extensive chronology that traces the events of the revolution and the introduction puts those events in context and explains them. The bulk of the information is provided in numerous dictionary entries on important persons, places, institutions, and movements. The bibliography points to further resources, and the glossary helps those researching in Chinese."--BOOK JACKET.

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