So you want to learn a bit of Mandarin Chinese, but have time to study?You'll be visiting China, and need a handy book to help you get around and communicate? If so, this is the perfect book for you!The idea of Instant Chinese is simple-just learn 100 key words and phrases- and you can instantly say 1,000 different things. The trick is kwing WHICH 100 words and phrases to learn. They're all in here: the 100 words you'll use over and over again. Even with a vocabulary this small, you'll be amazed how many things you can say!
Boye Lafayette De Mente has been involved with Japan, China, and Korea since the late 1940s as a member of a U.S. intelligence agency, student, trade journalist, editor, and author working out of Tokyo, Seoul, Hong Kong, and Singapore. He is a graduate of Jochi University in Tokyo and The American Institute for Foreign Trade (now Thunderbird: The School of Global Management). His 70-plus books include Japan's Cultural Code Words, Business Guide to Japan, and Japan Unmasked.