Technique and Grammar

If you are looking for Chinese learning tools for study technique and grammar, we recommend the following eBooks.

Modern Chinese - Learn Chinese in a Simple and Successful Way

As a Chinese native speaker fluent in English, the author has been translating, interpreting and teaching for many years. She has not always been satisfied with the available books and materials for teaching Chinese to foreigners. Over the last several years she has tried, tested and perfected various lessons and techniques that apply well to Chinese studies. She has collected and now publishes all of these modern techniques into books.

Chinese for Beginners: Mastering Conversational Chinese (Downloadable Audio Included)

Chinese for Beginners includes: Lighthearted approaches that bring Chinese to life in a down-to-earth fashion; Real-life dialogues and situations to help you converse with confidence; An "Extend Your Vocabulary" feature in each chapter helps you to remember and understand more words that you'd think possible; Native-speaker audio recordings teach you to pronounce Chinese tones accurately; Answer keys help you keep track of your learning process; Interesting notes, idioms, sayings, photos, poems, and insider tips about China's culture, special places, and everyday life add to the adventure. This user friendly guide to learning the basics will work for anyone who wants to speak and understand Chinese for business, pleasure or travel.

Basic Patterns of Chinese Grammar: A Student's Guide to Correct Structures and Common Errors

This is a concise guide to supplement any course of study and help with homework, travel, and test preparation. Topics include word order, time, nouns, verbs, adjectives, word choices with verbs and adverbs, and letter writing. The simple format has one goal: quick mastery and growing confidence.

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