Author Frank Lee releases ‘Practical Mandarin Conversation’

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New book guides readers in learning Chinese language, culture

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As a large country, China has one of the most diverse geography, culture, traditions and languages. With the country’s global rise comes the understandable interest of many to understand more about the rich Chinese culture, and there is no better way to start this journey than to learn the language. Author Frank Lee provides just that in his new book, “Practical Mandarin Conversation” (published by Xlibris AU).

This book contains 20 chapters which focus on the teaching and learning materials of Chinese language and culture. Each Chinese character is marked with Chinese Pinyin (including four tones) in order to facilitate the readers in reading. All contents focus on introducing the Chinese culture, including its natural and humanistic landscape. Each topic is made up mainly of practical and simple sentences. The last topic is more comprehensive and is a brief introduction of Chinese culture; it is especially helpful for foreign readers.

An excerpt from the book:
Pinyin is a very useful tool for foreigners especially for English and Indonesian speaking people to study Chinese language and culture. There are four tones in Chinese Pinyin, namely high level (first tone), rising (second tone), falling rising (third tone), and falling (fourth tone).

Through this book, readers can quickly the Chinese daily conversation and the initial exchanges with the Chinese people that can serve as their guide to understand the Chinese culture.

“Practical Mandarin Conversation”
By Frank Lee
Hardcover | 6x9in | 118 pages | ISBN 9781524515393
Softcover | 6x9in | 118 pages | ISBN 9781524515386
E-Book | 118 pages | ISBN 9781524515454
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author
Frank Lee lived in three countries and uses the three languages everyday with different people. He learned computer many years ago to help him relate to world-wide news and cultures.

Xlibris Publishing Australia, an Author Solutions, LLC imprint, is a self-publishing services provider dedicated to serving Australian authors. By focusing on the needs of creative writers and artists and adopting the latest print-on-demand publishing technology and strategies, we provide expert publishing services with direct and personal access to quality publication in hardcover, trade paperback, custom leather-bound and full-color formats. To date, Xlibris has helped to publish more than 60,000 titles.For more information, visit or call 1800 455 039 to receive a free publishing guide. Follow us @XlibrisAus on Twitter for the latest news.

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