Using the established and universally recognised Pinyian system of Romanised Mandarin, "Very Simple Chinese" is a highly accessible introduction to a complex but increasingly important language. "Very Simple Chinese" does exactly what it says on the tin. Using light-hearted sketches to support the teaching, this unique handbook makes an intimidating subject approachable and fun. It also contains a brief vocabulary and a section on the do's and dont's when dealing with the chinese.
An intoduction to the Pinyan system of transliteration - Some useful facts- On meeting a Chinese contact- Paying a social call- Eating and Drinking- Miscellaneous- Do's and Dont's- Basic vocabulary.