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Mandarin Chinese picture dictionary : learn 1,500 key Chinese words and phrases  Cover Image Book Book

Mandarin Chinese picture dictionary : learn 1,500 key Chinese words and phrases / Yi Ren.

Ren, Yi, 1950- (Author).

Record details

  • ISBN: 0804845697
  • ISBN: 9780804845694
  • Physical Description: 95 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
  • Publisher: Tokyo : Tuttle Publishing, [2018]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes index.
"This illustrated dictionary presents the 1,500 key Mandarin Chinese words and sentences that students need to know to pass the AP Chinese Language and Culture Exam and the Chinese government HSK Levels 1-3 proficiency exams."--Jacket.
Formatted Contents Note:
A basic introduction to Mandarin Chinese -- So nice to meet you! -- My family -- My house -- The human body -- Counting and numbers -- Daily activities -- Colors, shapes and sizes -- Opposites -- Talking about money -- Going shopping -- Life in the city -- Getting around -- Asking and giving directions -- Talking about the weather -- Telling time -- Years and dates -- The seasons of the year -- Celebrating the holidays -- I love to learn -- At school -- Learning Mandarin Chinese -- Counting words -- Computers and the internet -- I love my smartphone! -- At work -- Music and dance -- Seeing a doctor -- Protecting our environment -- The animal kingdom -- Let's keep fit! -- Do you like to travel? -- Countries of the world -- Foreign languages -- Do you like Chinese food? -- Popular western food -- Drinks -- Fresh fruits, nuts and grain -- At the market.
Summary, etc.:
This Mandarin picture dictionary covers the 1500 most useful Mandarin Chinese words and sentences. Each word and sentence is given in Chinese characters with Hanyu Pinyin pronunciation and English definition. The words are grouped into 37 themes or topics. Each theme has 25 to 35 words and 5 to 8 sentences and is richly illustrated with color photographs. A free CD contains audio recordings by native Mandarin speakers of all the vocabulary and sentences. A brief introduction to Chinese pronunciation and tones is included, and indexes at the back allow you to quickly look up any of the words or characters in the book. Since this dictionary covers all the words for the AP Chinese Language and Culture Exam as well as the Chinese HSK Levels 1 & 2, it is an ideal test prep resource for a visual learner.--Publisher's description.
Language Note:
Text in English and Mandarin Chinee.
Subject: Mandarin dialects > Dictionaries > English.
Chinese language > Dictionaries > English.
Mandarin dialects > Vocabulary.
Chinese language > Vocabulary.
Picture dictionaries, Chinese.
Picture dictionaries, English.
Genre: Picture dictionaries.

Available copies

  • 1 of 2 copies available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Minor Memorial Library - Roxbury.


  • 0 current holds with 2 total copies.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Minor Memorial Library - Roxbury 495.1 MANDARIN (Text) 33630147682699 Adult New Nonfiction Checked out 02/09/2023

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