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Intermediate Cantonese: A Grammar and Workbook

Intermediate Cantonese: A Grammar and Workbook

Paperback Grammar Workbooks

By (author) Virginia Yip, By (author) Stephen Matthews

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  • Publisher: ROUTLEDGE
  • Format: Paperback | 224 pages
  • Dimensions: 154mm x 228mm x 18mm | 358g
  • Publication date: 1 November 2000
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 0415193877
  • ISBN 13: 9780415193870
  • Edition statement: New.
  • Illustrations note: black & white illustrations
  • Sales rank: 511,358

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Intermediate Cantonese is designed for learners who have achieved basic proficiency and wish to progress to more complex language. Each of the 25 units combines clear, concise grammar explanations with communicatively-oriented exercises to help build confidence and fluency. * Suitable for independent learners and students on taught courses * Many authentic examples from contemporary media, including films, advertising, songs and soap operas * Clear distinction between colloquial and more formal speech registers * Teaches contemporary Cantonese as spoken in Hong Kong Intermediate Cantonese and its sister volume, Basic Cantonese, form a structured course of the essentials of Cantonese grammar.

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Virginia Yip is Associate Professor at the Department of Modern Languages and Intercultural Studies, Chinese University of Hong Kong. Stephen Matthews lectures at the Department of Linguistics at the University of Hong Kong. They are the authors of Basic Cantonese: A Grammar and Workbook (1999) and Cantonese: A Comprehensive Grammar (1994), both from Routledge.

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'This is an excellent practical grammar of Cantonese. It offers clear explanations on a variety of topics, and provides relevant exercises that reinforce the material covered. The writing is compact and perspicuous. The examples are natural, and there are enough of them to adequately illustrate the point under discussion. It covers intermediate and even advanced grammatical constructions, areas often under-represented in pedagogical materials. This book has a welcome place on the bookshelf of every student and teacher of Cantonese.' - The Linguist List, November 2001

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Intermediate Cantonese is designed for learners who have achieved basic proficiency and wish to progress to more complex language. Each of the 25 units combines clear, concise grammar explanations with communicatively oriented exercises to help build confidence and fluency.Features include: -- many authentic examples from contemporary media, including films, advertising, songs and soap operas -- clear differentiation between colloquial and more formal speech registers -- up-to-date analysis of contemporary Cantonese as spoken in Hong KongSuitable for independent learners and students on taught courses, Intermediate Cantonese, together with its sister volume, Basic Cantonese, forms a structured course of the essentials of Cantonese grammar.