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Dreaming in Chinese: Mandarin Lessons In Life, Love, And Language

By: Fallows, Deborah

Price: $5.00

Publisher: FRANK R WALKER CO (IL):

Seller ID: 9780802779137

ISBN: 0802779131

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Deborah Fallows has spent much of her life learning languages and traveling around the world. But nothing prepared her for the surprises of learning Mandarin, China's most common language, or the intensity of living in Shanghai and Beijing. Over time, she realized that her struggles and triumphs in studying the language of her adopted home provided small clues to deciphering the behavior and habits of its people, and its culture's conundrums. As her skill with Mandarin increased, bits of the language--a word, a phrase, an oddity of grammar--became windows into understanding romance, humor, ... View more info

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Dreaming in Chinese: Mandarin Lessons In Life, Love, And Language

By: Fallows, Deborah

Price: $5.00

Publisher: FRANK R WALKER CO (IL):

Seller ID: 9780802779144

ISBN: 080277914X

Condition: USED


Deborah Fallows has spent a lot of her life learning languages and traveling around the world. But nothing prepared her for the surprises of learning Mandarin, China's most common language, or the intensity of living in Shanghai and Beijing. Over time, she realized that her struggles and triumphs in studying learning the language of her adopted home provided small clues to deciphering behavior and habits of its people, and its culture's conundrums. As her skill with Mandarin increased, bits of the language - a word, a phrase, an oddity of grammar - became windows into understanding romance, hu... View more info