Modern Mandarin Chinese Grammar – A Practical Guide
Author: Ross Claudia, Ma Jing-heng Sheng
Date: 2014, 2nd ed.
Modern Mandarin Chinese Grammar provides an innovative reference guide to Mandarin Chinese, combining traditional and function-based grammar in a single volume.
The Grammar is divided into two parts. Part A covers traditional grammatical categories such as phrase order, nouns, verbs and specifiers. Part B is carefully organized around language functions and notions
Main features of the grammar include:
Examples given in simplified characters, traditional characters and romanization (pinyin)
Clear explanations and accessible descriptions
Particular attention to areas of particular difficulty for learners of Mandarin Chinese
Implementing feedback from users of the first edition of the Grammar, this second edition has been revised throughout to offer expanded explanations, examples, cross-referencing, and indexing and brand new chapters on aspect, resultative verbs, directional verbs and “ba” sentences.