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Chineasy® Travel

ShaoLan

£7.95

The essential Chineasy guide to characters, words and phrases, culture and traditions for travellers of all types, in a pocket-size format

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Overview

Whether you are planning a business trip, holiday or longer adventure, the Chineasy method provides a great starting point to broadening your knowledge of the language and culture. Chineasy® Travel teaches over 100 of the most used and useful Chinese characters, phrases and sentences for travellers, wherever they may find themselves in the Chinese-speaking world. Ingeniously illustrated throughout by Noma Bar, this guide breaks down the essentials in six themed chapters, from reading directions and using public transport, to ordering food off a menu. A chapter on culture explores the country’s history, philosophy and religion, including annual festivals.

Including a list of useful phrases and instructions on Chinese pronunciation and basic grammar, this handy pocket guide brings the stories and myths behind the characters to life, providing a welcome primer for breaking down the barriers of language.

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Reviews

'May revolutionize the teaching of Chinese around the world … In twenty-five minutes ShaoLan’s method had done more for me than had two weeks of headaches clutching Collins’s Easy Learning Chinese Characters'
Sunday Times

'the perfect pocket-sized companion to help you break down the barriers of language and culture'
Timeless Travel

Further Details

Specifications

Format: Flexibound PLC (no jacket)

Size: 18.0 x 12.0 cm

Extent: 96 pp

Publication date: 16 August 2018

ISBN: 9780500294260

Contents List

Introduction: What is Chineasy? • 1. The Basics • 2. Where in China? • 3. Chinese Culture • 4. Food and Drink • 5. Transport • 6. Reading Signs

About the Author

ShaoLan is a writer, entrepreneur, angel investor and traveller. She is also a member of the boards of the Saïd Business School of Oxford University, Asia House and the New School Network (an organization backed by the British Government promoting educational reform).