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A high public or government official of the Chinese empire; the term has been used in reference to the power wielded by a mandarin-like class of professionals—physicians, lawyers, scientists, engineers, middle managers, etc.
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Commenting on the competition, Mark Herbert, Head of Schools Programmes at the British Council said: Mandarin Chinese is one of the languages that matters most to the UKs future prosperity.
Critique: An excellent, user-friendly resource for refining one's command of Mandarin Chinese, "Integrated Chinese: 4th Edition" teaches both simplified and traditional versions of Chinese characters and comes with a textbook, workbook, character workbook, and teacher's resources.
The system supports Mandarin Chinese speech recognition and NLU, as well as Mandarin Chinese, Mandarin Taiwanese and Cantonese text-to- speech.
Tingxiu Wang, a mathematics professor at Texas A&M University-Commerce who is from China, said having Chennault recognized in the city, especially in Mandarin Chinese, makes him proud.
This is a great introductory book on basic Mandarin Chinese words for young children.
The annual competition is aimed at students who are non-native speakers, who have started learning Mandarin Chinese recently.
In the first section, Structures, Ross and Ma present a concise grammar of Mandarin Chinese organized in the familiar and traditional way, providing an overview of the Chinese writing system and describing the major features of Mandarin grammar.
Kung Fu Kingdom[R], the games part of the e-portal, tests not only the pupils' speaking, listening and reading ability but also their written Mandarin Chinese because the recognition and knowledge of Chinese characters is an important part of studying the language.
Learning Mandarin Chinese and understanding Chinese culture is invaluable, giving young people a key global skill, which helps improve their career opportunities.
Comprehensive focused personal interviews of preschool Mandarin Chinese language immersion educators in a private school provided the basis of the study.
Specialists from around the world discuss issues specific to learning and teaching Mandarin Chinese around the world, discussing topics ranging from learner diversity and different goals to the future of Chinese as a global language.
This fall marked the beginning of a new curriculum for the school district, with Mandarin Chinese classes now required for all pre-K12 students.