Intermediate Cantonese is designed for learners who have achieved basic proficiency and wish to progress to more complex language. Each of the 25 units combines clear, concise grammar explanations with communicatively-oriented exercises to help build confidence and fluency. * Suitable for independent learners and students on taught courses * Many authentic examples from contemporary media, including films, advertising, songs and soap operas * Clear distinction between colloquial and more formal speech registers * Teaches contemporary Cantonese as spoken in Hong Kong Intermediate Cantonese and its sister volume, Basic Cantonese, form a structured course of the essentials of Cantonese grammar.
Virginia Yip is Associate Professor at the Department of Modern Languages and Intercultural Studies, Chinese University of Hong Kong. Stephen Matthews lectures at the Department of Linguistics at the University of Hong Kong. They are the authors of Basic Cantonese: A Grammar and Workbook (1999) and Cantonese: A Comprehensive Grammar (1994), both from Routledge.