Recommended Materials
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CD-ROMS/Multimedia

Critical Language Series Beginning Chinese (Mandarin)
Excellent Multimedia CD-ROM. Includes video dialogues as the basis of lessons applicable to real life situations.  You can listen to each phrase or word individually, as well as take comprehension tests and record your own pronunciation.  HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.

Critical Language Series Beginning Chinese (Cantonese)
Excellent Multimedia CD-ROM. Includes video dialogues as the basis of lessons applicable to real life situations.  You can listen to each phrase or word individually, as well as take comprehension tests and record your own pronunciation.  HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.

Language Texts

Integrated Chinese Part 1 Level 1 Text in Simplified Version

Integrated Chinese (Level 1 Traditional Character Texts)
I recommend this as a place to start learning Mandarin.

Integrated Chinese Workbook
Practice work for Integrated Chinese Level 1

Integrated Chinese Level 2 Text Book Traditional and Simplified
Continued study beyond basic Mandarin.

Integrated Chinese Level 2 Workbook Traditional and Simplified
Practice work for Integrated Chinese Level 2

For a complete list of language texts available, you can visit the-
Amazon.com Chinese Language Text List

Dictionaries

Concise English-Chinese Chinese-English Dictionary
Mandarin dictionary.

Chinese-English Dictionary - Cantonese in Yale Romanization, Mandarin in Pinyin   
This is a character dictionary.  It gives detailed explanations of individual characters. A must-have for students of Cantonese learning Mandarin, a great character dictionary for Cantonese speakers, and a good secondary source for Mandarin speakers.

Cantonese - A Comprehensive Grammar
Advanced grammar.  Recommended for linguistics studies, Mandarin speakers learning Cantonese (with good English skills), and intermediate and above Cantonese speakers.

The Right Word in Cantonese
A vocabulary book and a quick guide to Hong Kong.  Recommended as a supplemental resource and phrasebook for travelers to Hong Kong.

Cantonese-English English to Cantonese in Yale Romanization

For a lengthy list of dictionaries available, try the:
Amazon.com Chinese Dictionary List

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