無師自曉 Wu shi zi xiao, The self-educator

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Person
Place
Sydney
Subject
Category
Author
Johnson, Sun
Keywords
Occupations
Social conditions
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Link
Item number
216435
Access rights
Digitised
Rights
Out of Copyright
Country of origin
Language
Period of reference
1892
Description from source
178 pages : 19 cm.

Ying wen za hua, wu shi zi xiao = Chinese and English, self-educator

This edition contains a Chinese preface, lists of numbers, days of the week and time-related words and is then divided into sections with words and phrases related to different occupations and situations (words for vegetablemen and fruiterers; stores; carpenters; in court; pressing for debts; applying for a situation; ordering clothes; buying clothes, shoes, socks etc; cooks; hawkers; to let houses and gardens; making bargains; on board steamers; troubles in the street; buying medicine from dispensaries). It finishes with a list of names of people and occupations and some sample documents (addressed envelope, invoice/receipt, cheque etc). There are advertisements at the beginning and scattered throughout the volume.
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Books
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Place of Publication
Sydney