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A Glimpse of the Chinese Language

Peking's Language Reforms and the Teaching of Chinese in the United States

Published 1965

by Francis Shih-hao Shieh


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A discussion of the Chinese language including: (1) a brief history of its development, (2) a comparison of three major systems of romanization for written Chinese, and (3) the teaching of Chinese in the United States. Appendixes include a comparative key to systems for romanization of Chinese, a table of simplified Chinese characters, an index to Chinese phonetics, a list of Chinese radicals, and a list of the Old National Phonetic Symbols.

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