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4327 Chinese Idioms
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Chengyu (simplified Chinese: 成语; traditional Chinese: 成語, pinyin: chéngyǔ, lit. "set phrases") are a type of traditional Chinese idiomatic... More > expressions, most of which consist of four characters. Chengyu were widely used in Classical Chinese and are still common in vernacular Chinese writing and in the spoken language today. According to the most stringent definition, there are about 5,000 chengyu in the Chinese language, though some dictionaries list over 20,000.
They are often referred to as Chinese idioms or four-character idioms; however, they are not the only idioms in Chinese.< Less
The Six Patriarchs of Chinese Humanism
This book is designed for those who would like to know what Confucius, Moh-zi, Lao-zi, Zhuan-zi, Mencius, and Xun-zi had actually said about the problem of man and society, but were not able to get a... More > systematic view from their utterances on these same topics scattered here and there in the ancient texts where their actual words are found. It is to show that when many of their utterances on one and the same topic are gathered to roost, what these patriarchs of Chinese humanism had in mind were in fact more comprehensive and engaging than any secondary material is able to duplicate. A total of 249 pages with Chinese textual documentation, suitable for students of Chinese philosophy, culture and language.< Less
Chinese Vocabulary for English Speakers - English-Chinese - 7000 Words
The knowledge of approximately 7000 words makes it possible to understand authentic Chinese texts. Combining vocabulary with conversational practice, you will be able to produce fluent phrases and... More > express your thoughts smoothly and accurately. You will find it easy and natural to talk about various everyday topics. This knowledge and ability will help you to achieve the language level where you may confidently say: “Yes! I do speak Chinese.”
The vocabulary has 198 topics including: Basic Concepts, Numbers, Colors, Months, Seasons, Units of Measurement, Clothing & Accessories, Food & Nutrition, Restaurant, Family Members, Relatives, Character, Feelings, Emotions, Diseases, City, Town, Sightseeing, Shopping, Money, House, Home, Office, Working in the Office, Import & Export, Marketing, Job Search, Sports, Education, Computer, Internet, Tools, Nature, Countries, Nationalities and more … Revised Edition, July 2013< Less
Ancient Mystical Chinese Healing: Zhu You
Zhu You is a mystical ancient Chinese healing therapy, which used mainly incantations and talismans to bring about healing effects. From the Sui Dynasty till mid-Ming era, Zhu You Ke was included in... More > the Official Chinese Medical System. It is difficult to find information on this subject in the English language.< Less
Everything You’ll Need to Know Vol. 60 Chinese Communication
Presently, 1.3 billion people speak Chinese around the world, and of this, 885 million speak Mandarin (the official language of China), which also happens to be the most dominant dialect. Currently... More > in the USA, only 24,000 students (Grades 7 through to 12) are actually studying this language, but their numbers are steadily growing.< Less
Love Poem (Chinese)
Love is everything about life. Love yourself unconditionally, love your life, love work, love money, love others, love the nature..........
This book is in Chinese language. The author has written... More > 17 philosophy books< Less
Chinese character Sudoku
How about learning Chinese characters? This is a collection of 50 Sudoku puzzles with 9 different Chinese characters. You get also 9 pages with the stroke order of the characters and boxes to... More > practice. You get the meaning of the characters in the following 9 languages: English, Spanish, German, Italian, French, Portuguese, Russian, Swedish and Esperanto. Many of the puzzles link to the Chinese character dictionary of Babelpoint.com . You can get examples of the puzzles there. Total number of pages: 61< Less
The "People Power" Education Superbook: Book 7. Language Learning Guide (Free Language Materials On the Web)
This is a simple book that lists websites about languages, websites to learn languages, websites to learn English, language schools, books, tapes, linguistic organizations, etc.
Languages at the... More > library go from #400 to #499. The general breakdown is:
420. English & Anglo-Saxon.
430. Germanic Languages.
440. French, Provencal, Chatelaine.
450. Italian, Romanian, Etc.
460. Spanish & Portuguese.
470. Latin Languages.
480. Classical Greek.
490. Other Languages.
491. East Indo-European and Celtic.
492. Semitic languages.
493. Hamitic and other languages.
494. Ural-Altaic, Dravidian, etc.
495. East and southeast Asian languages.
496. African languages.
497. North American Indian languages.
498. South American Indian languages.
499. Austranesian and other languages.< Less
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"China Mirror" is a book about the vision that is increasingly more important as China rises to power. It is an explanation of the cultural attitudes toward history, family, and traditions... More > that form the basis of the Chinese worldview, and gives the “grand narrative” through which the West can understand China. Reading this book will help Westerners to understand China's imperialistic mentality, appreciate it for the good that it has done in the world, and inspire peace in the midst of the inevitable conflicts that will arise as China regains her political and economic importance.< Less
Little Bird - Xiǎo Xiǎo Niǎo
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English/Chinese - It didn’t take long to decide to adopt Little Bird. He was just a baby when we found him next to our tree. He had fallen out of his nest and his parents couldn’t help... More > him. We loved caring for him and watching him grow. He was our baby for eight days, then he was able to fly home to his real family. He still brightens our day though. We watch him flying from branch to branch in the trees around our house. We hope you enjoy reading about our adventure with Little Bird.< Less