Using Chinese Synonyms is an essential reference book, specifically designed for non-native speakers of Chinese, and for teachers and other language professionals who want a user-friendly guide to the finer nuances of Chinese synonyms. It contains approximately 1700 synonyms in 316 groups. With the particular needs of non-native speakers of Chinese in mind, this invaluable book selects and explains words and phrases in everyday use, allowing students to enhance their knowledge of one of the most important and widely-spoken languages in the world. This book assists in the development of fluent, spontaneous and skilful use of Chinese synonyms.
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Number of pages: 446
Weight: 820 g
Dimensions: 238 x 169 x 22 mm
'Zhang's Using Chinese Synonyms is an excellent compilation, sure to be very useful for students (and teachers) of the Chinese language at any level except the most basic. And even elementary students, who would not yet be able to read the example sentences easily, could profit from the English definitions and comparisons of synonyms.' James E. Dew, Chinese Language and Discourse