Kleines W rterbuch f r Liebende

Author: Xiaolu Guo
Publisher: Albrecht Knaus Verlag
ISBN: 3641149452
Format: PDF, Docs
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Lost in Translation zwischen Peking und London Die junge Chinesin Zhuang reist zum ersten Mal in den Westen und taucht in eine fremde Welt ein. Sprache und Umgangsformen, Essen und Trinken, Liebe und Sex – alles ist befremdlich, überraschend und manchmal unbegreiflich. Ebenso amüsante wie erhellende Missverständnisse verbinden sich zu einem rasanten Verwirrspiel zwischen Ost und West und Mann und Frau. Ein außergewöhnliches Lesevergnügen! Als Zhuang in London ankommt, fühlt sie sich vollkommen verloren. Ihre Eltern haben sie in den Westen geschickt, damit sie Englisch lernt. Doch es ist nicht nur die fremde Sprache, die ihr Mühe macht. Sie sieht sich mit unfreundlichen Taxifahrern, ungenießbarem Essen und seltsamen Umgangsformen konfrontiert. Unbekannte Wörter, ungewöhnliche Begebenheiten und verblüffende Beobachtungen hält sie in einem kleinen Notizbuch fest, das zum Rettungsanker im Meer der Missverständnisse wird. Geborgen fühlt sich Zhuang nur im Kino – dort begegnet sie schließlich auch der Liebe. Doch im Westen erweist sich diese als ebenso kompliziert wie der Alltag. Xiaolu Guo inszeniert den Kulturschock erhellend und voller Witz. „Kleines Wörterbuch für Liebende“ ist ein kluges, unterhaltsames Verwirrspiel um kulturelle Unterschiede und nicht miteinander zu vereinbarende Lebensformen. Zugleich ist es eine zärtliche, bittersüße Liebesgeschichte.

Die drei Sonnen

Author: Cixin Liu
Publisher: Heyne Verlag
ISBN: 3641173078
Format: PDF, ePub
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Die Science-Fiction-Sensation aus China China, Ende der 1960er-Jahre: Während im ganzen Land die Kulturrevolution tobt, beginnt eine kleine Gruppe von Astrophysikern, Politkommissaren und Ingenieuren ein streng geheimes Forschungsprojekt. Ihre Aufgabe: Signale ins All zu senden und noch vor allen anderen Nationen Kontakt mit Außerirdischen aufzunehmen. Fünfzig Jahre später wird diese Vision Wirklichkeit – auf eine so erschreckende, umwälzende und globale Weise, dass dieser Kontakt das Schicksal der Menschheit für immer verändern wird.

Oxford Picture Dictionary English Chinese Edition Bilingual Dictionary for Chinese speaking teenage and adult students of English

Author: Jayme Adelson-Goldstein
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0194201422
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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4,000 words and phrases are organized thematically within 163 topics. Includes English to Chinese translations of vocabulary throughout, and an extensive index in Chinese at the back of the book. A fully integrated vocabulary development program in American English, progressing from essential words to the more complex, delivered in short thematic units. Realistic scenarios and modern artwork are easy to relate to and these, together with story pages and practice exercises, have been applauded for their success in promoting critical thinking skills. Content is fully supported by a range of components (in English only) - including Workbooks, Classroom Activities, Audio and website.

Beginner s Chinese

Author: Yong Ho
Publisher: Hippocrene Books
ISBN: 9780781810951
Format: PDF, ePub
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This popular introduction to Mandarin Chinese is now accompanied by 2 audio CDs covering each of the ten lessons with a special section devoted to the Pinyin dialect. Each lesson uses dialogues to teach the basics of grammar, vocabulary, everyday speech, and the written language. Exercises reinforce the material covered in the dialogues, and each lesson ends with a 'Cultural Insights' section that offers a deeper view into the Chinese people. Their way of thinking and the constants of their daily life.

Leben

Author: Hua Yu
Publisher: Klett-Cotta
ISBN: 9783608934175
Format: PDF, Docs
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Reference Sources for Small and Medium sized Libraries Eighth Edition

Author: Jack O'Gorman
Publisher: American Library Association
ISBN: 0838912125
Format: PDF, Docs
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Focusing on new reference sources published since 2008 and reference titles that have retained their relevance, this new edition brings O’Gorman’s complete and authoritative guide to the best reference sources for small and medium-sized academic and public libraries fully up to date. About 40 percent of the content is new to this edition. Containing sources selected and annotated by a team of public and academic librarians, the works included have been chosen for value and expertise in specific subject areas. Equally useful for both library patrons and staff, this resource Covers more than a dozen key subject areas, including General Reference; Philosophy, Religion, and Ethics; Psychology and Psychiatry; Social Sciences and Sociology; Business and Careers; Political Science and Law; Education; Words and Languages; Science and Technology; History; and Performing Arts Encompasses database products, CD-ROMs, websites, and other electronic resources in addition to print materials Includes thorough annotations for each source, with information on author/editor, publisher, cost, format, Dewey and LC classification numbers, and more Library patrons will find this an invaluable resource for current everyday topics. Librarians will appreciate it as both a reference and collection development tool, knowing it’s backed by ALA’s long tradition of excellence in reference selection.

Oxford Picture Dictionary ENGLISH CHINESE

Author: Jayme Adelson-Goldstein
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780199027118
Format: PDF
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The OPD English-Chinese Third Canadian Edition is an illustrated, theme-based dictionary for second-language learners. Providing a fully translated table of contents, it offers Chinese speakers the additional advantage of having words and phrases defined in their native language. This four-colour dictionary defines words through pictures, and presents each new word in context. Along with its workbooks and many other components, the OPD can be used as a reference book or as text for high school or adult ESL students at the beginner level. For years, the Canadian edition ofthe OPD has been the industry leader among picture dictionaries. The new edition is a revision which updates and refreshes some existing content, adds new content, and makes some improvements based on market research and what users like most in the competition. The OPD is designed for use both in and out of the classroom. Speaking exercises are presented throughout the OPD to allow students to practise new vocabulary in pairs or small groups, while the pronunciation guide in the index allows students to check their pronunciation when they are studying ontheir own.Specific Canadian FeaturesIn addition to the updating and refreshing, the following topics have been specifically Canadianized:* health care* government, military service, civic engagement, driver licensingChange details in 3e:* 10 New Pages* 45 new or revised large- and medium-size illustrations and tech art* 37 new photos and 2 realia revisions* 150 new and 52 revised Spot Illustrations* more than 562 word modifications (new words or changes)