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Varieties of spoken standard Chinese.

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Published by Foris Publications in Dordrecht, Holland, Cinnaminsin, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Chinese language -- Dialects.,
  • Chinese language -- Textbooks for foreign speakers.

  • Edition Notes

    GenreTextbooks for foreign speakers.
    SeriesPublications in modern Chinese language and literature ;, v. 1, <4 >, Publication in modern Chinese language and literature ;, v. 1, etc.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPL1510 .V37 1982
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv. <1-2 > ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3099261M
    ISBN 10907017667X, 9067650404
    LC Control Number82204090

    Definitions of Varieties_of_Chinese, synonyms, antonyms, derivatives of Varieties_of_Chinese, analogical dictionary of Varieties_of_Chinese (English)Linguistic classification: Sino-Tibetan, Sinitic, Chinese. The written Chinese language consists of ab characters, which can have as many as 30 strokes, while all varieties of spoken Chinese are tonal. This means that each syllable can have a number of different meanings depending on the intonation with which it is pronounced. For example Mandarin has 4 tones and Cantonese has between 6 and 9.

    International English: A Guide to the Varieties of Standard English Peter Trudgill, Jean Hannah From Scotland to Singapore, Canada to the Channel Islands, Namibia to New Zealand and beyond, International English takes you on a fascinating journey through the varieties of Standard English spoken around the world. Chen examines tone sandhi phenomena across a variety of Chinese dialects. His book is the culmination of a ten-year research project and explores a range of important theoretical issues against a wealth of empirical data not previously accessible to linguists. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download 5/5(1).

    About the Chinese language The Chinese language is a member of the Sino-Tibetan family of languages. Although most Chinese view the many varieties of spoken Chinese as a single language, the variations in spoken language are comparable to those of Romance languages; the written language has also changed over time, though far more slowly than the spoken language, and hence has been able to. Standard Chinese or Biao Zhun Zhong Wen is a complete learning program, specifically created for teaching beginning Chinese to young children. The textbook's colorful illustrations and photos provide meaningful context to words and situations, making each lesson authentic and appealing to children.


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Create Book: ISBN: X OCLC. Get this from a library. Varieties of spoken standard Chinese. Volume 2, A speaker from Taipei. [Cornelius C Kubler; George T C Ho;] -- Varieties of Spoken. Chinese (汉语/漢語 Hànyǔ), also known as Sinitic, is a branch of the Sino-Tibetan language family consisting of hundreds of local language varieties, many of which are not mutually differences are similar to those within the Romance languages, with variation particularly strong in the more rugged varieties have been classified into seven to ten groups Linguistic classification: Sino-Tibetan, Sinitic?, Chinese.

Citation Information. Varieties of Spoken Standard Chinese. Volume 2: A Speaker from Taipei. DE GRUYTER MOUTON. Pages: I–X. ISBN (Online): Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Publications in Modern Chinese Language and Literature: Varieties of Spoken Standard Chinese Vol.

2 by George Ho and Cornelis C. Kubler (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay. Free shipping for many products. Chinese languages, also called Sinitic languages, Chinese Han, principal language group of eastern Asia, belonging to the Sino-Tibetan language e exists in a number of varieties that are popularly called dialects but that are usually classified as separate languages by scholars.

More people speak a variety of Chinese as a native language than any other language in the world, and. Standard Chinese or Standard Mandarin, is the official modern Chinese spoken language used in mainland China and Taiwan and is one of the four official languages of Singapore.

It is based off the Mandarin dialect and should not be confused with other varieties of Chinese Common phrases. English Chinese (Traditional) Chinese Early form: Middle Mandarin.

Varieties of Spoken Standard Chinese. Volume 2 Kubler, Cornelis C. / Ho, George A Speaker from Taipei. Series:Publications in Modern Chinese Language and Literature 4. DE GRUYTER MOUTON ,95 € / $ / £* Book Book Series. Overview. Details. x cm x, pages DE GRUYTER MOUTON Language: English.

The Republic of China replaced as the written standard by written vernacular Chinese, which was based on northern dialects. In the s a standard national language was adopted, with its pronunciation based on the Beijing dialect, but with vocabulary also drawn from other Mandarin varieties.

[9]Ethnicity: Han Chinese. English language - English language - Varieties of English: The abbreviation RP (Received Pronunciation) denotes what is traditionally considered the standard accent of people living in London and the southeast of England and of other people elsewhere who speak in this way.

RP is the only British accent that has no specific geographical correlate: it is not possible, on hearing someone. the political labels Hong Kong and Taiwanese but to the Chinese that is spoken in both areas.

The distinction also reveals the ambiguity in the tenn Chinese English itself: English as used in the People's Republic or features of English influenced by a Chinese Ll File Size: KB.

Spoken English and Standard English Introduction English is one of the most widely spoken and written languages in the world. It is estimated that there are million native speakers and million who use English as a second language, while a further million use it.

1 Varieties of language and register 2 Romanization system in textbooks and dictionaries around the world. On January 1,“The Law of the People’s Republic of China on the Standard Spoken and Written Language” went into eff ect.

In this law the above-mentioned spoken, written, and Romanization forms are proclaimed as the Size: KB. Old Chinese Old Chinese, also called Archaic Chinese in older works, is the oldest attested stage of Chinese, and the ancestor of all modern. Ethnolect: A lect spoken by a specific ethnic group.

For example, Ebonics, the vernacular spoken by some African-Americans, is a type of ethnolect, notes e2f, a language-translation firm. Idiolect: According to e2f, the language or languages spoken by each individual.

For example, if you are multilingual and can speak in different registers and Author: Richard Nordquist. Checklist of features. English is spoken today on all five continents as a result of colonial expansion in the last four centuries or so.

The colonial era is now definitely over but its consequences are only too clearly to be seen in the presence of English as an official and often native language in many of the former colonies along with more or less strongly diverging varieties which arose.

Standard Chinese, often called Mandarin, is the official standard language of China and Taiwan, and one of the four official languages of Singapore (where it is called "Huáyŭ" 华语 or simply Chinese). Standard Chinese is based on the Beijing dialect, the dialect of Mandarin as spoken in governments of both China and Taiwan intend for speakers of all Chinese speech varieties to.

This significantly decreased the number of Ba-Shu Chinese speakers, and eventually the language was replaced by varieties of Mandarin spoken by in-coming migrants mostly from Hubei. Speakers of other Chinese languages such as Gan, Xiang, and Hakka also made their way to Sichuan, and these languages most likely exerted some influence on the.

Chinese, also known as Sinitic, is a branch of the Sino-Tibetan language family consisting of hundreds of local language varieties, many of which are not mutually intelligible. The differences are similar to those within the Romance languages, with variation particularly strong in the more rugged southeast.

These varieties, often called "dialects", have been classified into seven to ten groups Early forms: Old Chinese, Eastern Han Chinese. The Big Book of Spoken Chinese (Chinese Edition) (Chinese) Paperback – January 1, by li jin ru (Author) out of 5 stars 2 ratings. See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from /5(2). - FSI Chinese - Standard Basic Course - Volume 9 Chinese is a group of related but in many cases mutually unintelligible language varieties, forming a branch of the Sino-Tibetan language family.

Chinese is spoken by the Han majority and many other ethnic groups in China.particles in other non-standard spoken varieties of Germanic (e.g. Southern German dialects). This feature can thus well be considered a continuation rather than a new development in the history.Mandarin: (c. million speakers) This is the group of dialects spoken in northern and southwestern China, and tends to make up the largest spoken language in China.

Standard Chinese, named Putonghua or Guoyu in Chinese, that is often also translated as "Mandarin" or basically "Chinese", belongs to this group.