An Idiom A Day, Vol. 2: Illustrated Stories of Chinese Sayings
186 pag. paperback 14 x 22 cm 2010
A handy collection of Chinese idioms, for you to appreciate the meaning behind the different terms and to put them into use.
Chinese idioms are a fun and playful part of the Chinese language. Most of the time, they consist of phrases or sentences that do not literally mean what they say.
Even if you know every word that you see in a Chinese idiom, you may still have difficulty understanding the idiom completely. To effectively know what an idiom means, it is best to gain an insight into the history or folklore that vividly brings it to life.
This four-volume series will teach you an idiom a day, in a fun and interesting way. Go ahead. Learn the history, absorb the wisdom and work the lingo!