Basic Chinese introduces the essentials of Chinese syntax. Each of the 25 units deals with a particular grammatical point and provides associated exercises. Features include:
- a clear, accessible format
- many useful language examples
- jargon-free explanations of grammar
- ample drills and exercises
- a full key to exercises.
Basic Chinese is designed for students new to the language. Together with its sister volume, Intermediate Chinese, it forms a compendium of the essentials of Chinese syntax.