“Cantonese in Communication” is a series of textbooks designed for learners learning Cantonese as a second language. It targets to use daily language scenarios, useful vocabulary, lively conversations and exercise in a practical way. It is meant for learners with no Chinese background to use Cantonese in their daily life.
1. Features of this textbook:全書使用耶魯–羅馬標音系統標註粵語。
2. Widely-used Yale-Romanization system to transcribe Cantonese.
Setting clear stage goals to improve oral proficiency.
Providing a variety of exercises for practicing speaking and listening skills, and full recordings of text and vocabulary.
This textbook has been used for many years in CUHK. It largely adapts to short-term training courses for learning Cantonese in the aspects of school conversation, asking and showing the way, making appointments, leaving messages, food and shopping, making short speeches, etc.