Catherine Bruzzone, Susan Martineau & Liming Guo
Hide and Speak Chinese is a picture dictionary with a difference that offers an effective and simple way to learn the first essential words in Mandarin Chinese, following the tried-and-tested method of 'look, cover and speak'.
Using the two wipe-clean flaps at the back of this colourful book, children can cover any of the words or pictures in the book to practice speaking or writing as many times as they want.
Teaches over 130 useful words, including useful phrases containing the key words, based on 15 popular themes, including:
Each word has its Pinyin pronunciation guide and the words are also used in simple sentences (with Pinyin pronunciation) and illustrated with an amusing scene. There is also an introduction with a simple guide to pronouncing the Pinyin and an explanation of Chinese tones. All the key words are summarised at the back of the book in English and Chinese. Here is a fun way to learn some very useful words in Mandarin Chinese.
Guidance for Use
Suitable for early language learning. This book is intended for use with complete beginners, so no prior knowledge is necessary. An easy-to-use pronunciation guide is included, together with a complete bilingual word-list.
The characters in this book are simplified Chinese characters and the language is Mandarin Chinese.
For ages 5+
Paperback, 32pp + wipe-clean flaps, 278 x 216mm