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The book consists of Elementary and Pre-intermediate courses with parallel Chinese-English texts. The author maintains learners’ motivation with funny stories about real life situations such as meeting people, studying, job searches, working etc. The ALARM method utilize natural human ability to remember words used in texts repeatedly and systematically. The author managed to compose each sentence using only words explained in previous chapters. The second and the following chapters of the Elementary course have only about thirty new words each. Phonetic transcription Pinyin transcribes the sounds of Mandarin using the western (Roman) alphabet.
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