Each book in the Languages of the World series presents a major world language. This book looks at Mandarin and examines:
- where Mandarin is spoken in the world
- who speaks Mandarin
- how many people speak Mandarin
- what alphabet Mandarin is written in
- other interesting facts about the Mandarin language
The book also includes introductions on how to say key phrases in Mandarin such as how to say hello and goodbye, or talk about your home, school and family. There are also some facts about typical Chinese culture and way of life in China.
Topic areas include:
- Talking about yourself
- At home & family life
- At school
- Sport & outdoors
- Food & drink
- Clothes & shopping
A pronunciation guide at the back of the book explains how to pronounce the Mandarin words used throughout the book. The Mandarin words are written in Pinyin.
Guidance for Use
Languages of the World - Mandarin will help young children to learn more about the Mandarin language and Chinese culture. Children will also learn some important key words and phrases in Mandarin.
Aimed at ages 3 - 7 (Early years & KS1)
Hardcover, 32pp, 100 x 225mm