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Reference:Schaum's Outline of Chinese Grammar

Schaum's Outline of Chinese Grammar by Claudia Ross

Each Outline presents all the essential course information in an easy-to-follow, topic-by-topic format. You also get hundreds of examples, solved problems, and practice exercises to test your skills. This Schaum's Outline gives you:
  • Practice problems with full explanations that reinforce knowledge
  • Coverage of the most up-to-date developments in your course field
  • In-depth review of practices and applications

Grammar Points by Chapter

  1. Numbers
    • Counting
    • Estimates and Approximations
    • Ordinalization
    • Reading Numbers
    • Fractions and Percentages
  2. Nouns, Noun Phrases, and Noun Modification
    • Nouns
    • Noun Phrases
    • Noun Modification
  3. Verbs and Verb Phrases
    • Properties of Mandarin Verbs
    • Stative Verbs
    • Activity Verbs
    • Achievement Verbs
    • Membership in More than One Verb Category
  4. Adverbs
    • Characteristics of Adverbs
    • Common Adverbs Categorized by Meaning
  5. Prepositions and Prepositional Phrases
    • Commonly Used Prepositions
    • Properties of Prepositions and Prepositional Phrases
    • The Meaning of Mandarin Prepositions
    • Prepositions and Verbs
  6. The Suffixes 了 le, 着 zhe. and 过 guo
    • 了 le
      • S-了 le
      • V-了 le
    • V-着 zhe
    • V-过 guo
  7. The Resultative Structure and Potential Suffixes
    • The Resultative Structure
    • Potential Suffixes: -得了 deliao able to and -不了 buliao unable to
  8. Questions and Question Words
    • Questions
    • Question Words as Indefinites
  9. Location, Directional Movement, and Distance
    • Location
    • Directional Movement
    • Distance
  10. The 把 ba Construction
  11. Comparisons
    • More Than
    • Less Than
    • Equal To
    • Not Equal To
    • Including the Activity in the Comparison
  12. Phrase and Clause Connection
    • Important Features of Phrase and Clause Connections
    • Addition
    • Disjunction
    • Sequence and Simultaneity
    • Contrast
    • Conditionality
    • Cause-and-Effect
  13. Focusing Constructions
    • Topicalization
    • 是 shi...的 de
    • 除了 chule...以外 yiwai
    • 连 lian
    • Passives
  14. Speaker Perspective
    • Adverbs and Adverbial Phrases
    • Sentence Final Particles

Grammar Point References to This Book