WorldCat Identities

Scurfield, Elizabeth

Overview
Works: 81 works in 312 publications in 4 languages and 3,491 library holdings
Genres: Self-instruction  Conversation and phrase books  Programmed instructional materials 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PL1129.E5, 495.182421
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Elizabeth Scurfield
Beginner's Chinese script by Elizabeth Scurfield( Book )

25 editions published between 1945 and 2004 in English and Chinese and held by 529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An introduction to reading and writing Chinese"--Cover
Beginner's Chinese : an easy introduction by Elizabeth Scurfield( Book )

29 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in English and Chinese and held by 509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A self-instruction guide to beginning Chinese which includes basic grammar, sounds, dialogues, explanations, vocabulary and practice in real-life situations
Chinese by Elizabeth Scurfield( Book )

26 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Complete self-study course - guide to tones and sounds, introduction to characters, vocabulary lists, useful phrases, grammar, etc. With 2 audio CDs. Suitable for self-study, building vocabulary, and developing grammar, listening, speaking, reading and writing skills
Get started in Mandarin Chinese by Elizabeth Scurfield( Book )

9 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and Chinese and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Read, write, speak understand; discover a new culture; learn to learn Mandarin Chinese; succeed with the new Discovery Method"--Cover
Teach yourself beginner's Chinese by Elizabeth Scurfield( Book )

14 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and Chinese and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The book is divided into two main parts. Units one to ten introduce you to the basic structures and grammatical points you'll need in everyday situations. Units 12-21 deal with everyday situations such as booking into a hotel, changing money, seeing a doctor and being entertained in a Chinese home. They give you the opportunity to put into practice and consolidate the language you have learnt in the first ten units. Unit 11 is a special unit designed to give you the chance to find out something about the origin of Chinese characters and to have a taste of what's involved in reading and writing them. If you would rather miss this unit out and concentrate on speaking and listening, you can do so without it affecting your understanding of the other units. All the Chinese in other units is given in the official system of romanization
Read and write Chinese script by Elizabeth Scurfield( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Read and Write Chinese Scripts is a step-by-step introduction to the script that will enable you to read Chinese signs, notices, advertisements and headlines. Script is introduced in stages, accompanied with lots of practice. There are plenty of example words and phrases that are seen everywhere in any Chinese-speaking environment so you can familiarize yourself with the most common signs and directions
Beginner's Chinese by Elizabeth Scurfield( Recording )

21 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and Chinese and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents English speakers with an introduction to Chinese, including basic grammar, dialogues, and cultural notes
Complete Mandarin Chinese by Elizabeth Scurfield( Book )

8 editions published in 2010 in English and Chinese and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comprehensive approach to Mandarin Chinese, with themed chapters and practice exercises, so you can progress quickly from the basics to understanding, speaking, and writing Mandarin Chinese
Lire et écrire le chinois by Elizabeth Scurfield( Book )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in French and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cette nouvelle collection propose une découverte de l'écriture d'une langue, à travers une démarche pédagogique originale et attrayante. Les objectifs sont de permettre au lecteur de décoder l'écriture, d'être capable d'écrire des phrases simples, de pouvoir s'orienter et de comprendre certains aspects culturels
Teach yourself beginner's Mandarin Chinese by Elizabeth Scurfield( Book )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[P]Teach Yourself takes the pain out of picking up a new language [p]"Teach Yourself Beginner's Mandarin Chinese" requires no prior experience in the language and gives you the opportunity to study at a reasonable, steady pace. This course makes the process nearly painless--it is written in a friendly and supportive tone, and the structure offers you plenty of opportunities for self-practice. You are in control of your learning experience, so you never feel overwhelmed or rushed. [p]This practical course introduces the new language without inundating you and includes dialogues and exercises, a helpful pronunciation section, manageable lists of practical vocabulary, a glossary of grammar terms, and more. [p]The accompanying audio CD features recordings by native speakers and contains dialogues from the book as well as exercises in listening and speaking
Mandarin Chinese conversation by Elizabeth Scurfield( Recording )

10 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This is disc one of a 3-hour all-audio language course, centred around entertaining and realistic conversations for holiday or business"--Container
Teach yourself Chinese by Elizabeth Scurfield( Book )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Starts with the basics and moves quickly to help the reader speak Mandarin and read and write the Chinese characters that are used throughout the People's Republic
Teach yourself Chinese by Elizabeth Scurfield( Recording )

7 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in English and Chinese and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cursus Chinees voor beginners met als basistaal Engels
Teach yourself beginner's Chinese by Elizabeth Scurfield( Recording )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and Chinese and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Self-study course designed to help you understand and speak Chinese sufficiently well so that you can function effectively in basic everyday situations
Get started in Mandarin Chinese by Elizabeth Scurfield( Recording )

6 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and Chinese and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mandarin Chinese language
Complete Mandarin Chinese by Elizabeth Scurfield( Recording )

3 editions published in 2010 in Chinese and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Complete Mandarin Chinese: A Teach Yourself Guide" provides you with a clear and comprehensive approach to Mandarin Chinese, so you can progress quickly from the basics to understanding, speaking, and writing Mandarin Chinese with confidence. Within each of the thematic chapters, important language structures are introduced through life-like dialogues. You'll learn grammar in a gradual manner so you won't be overwhelmed by this tricky subject. Exercises accompany the texts and reinforce learning in listening, speaking, reading, and writing. This program also features current cultural information boxes that reflect recent changes in society. The accompanying audio CDs include audio exercises--performed by native speakers--that reinforce communicative skills"--Publisher description
Get talking Mandarin Chinese : in ten days : audio course by Elizabeth Scurfield( Recording )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and Chinese and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through 10 common scenarios plus culture and travel advice, this beginner level audio course will give you the skills for understanding and the confidence to speak in just 10 days
Harrap's chinois : méthode intégrale : [niveau C1] by Elizabeth Scurfield( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in Chinese and French and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Speak Mandarin Chinese with confidence by Elizabeth Scurfield( Recording )

6 editions published in 2010 in Chinese and English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the English speaker with a quick and constructive course that will give you all the Mandarin you need to talk to the locals, and to understand what they say back to you
Teach yourself beginner's Mandarin Chinese by Elizabeth Scurfield( Recording )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Elizabeth Clare Scurfield British academic

Scurfield, Liz

Languages
English (162)

Chinese (25)

French (9)

Spanish (4)

Covers
Beginner's Chinese : an easy introductionChineseGet started in Mandarin ChineseTeach yourself beginner's ChineseRead and write Chinese scriptBeginner's ChineseComplete Mandarin ChineseTeach yourself beginner's Mandarin Chinese