YUFA! A PRACTICAL GUIDE TO MANDARIN CHINESE GRAMMAR takes a unique approach to explaining the major topics of Mandarin Chinese grammar. By providing examples that are rooted in realistic situations, the author shows you how grammar is used in everyday life. The book features: * Chinese characters, pinyin and English translations * Realistic scenarios to provide you with an interesting context in which to learn grammar * Varied and imaginative exercises so you can review your progress easily. The book is presented in two sections: the core structures of Chinese grammar, and the practical use of the Chinese language. The combination of these straightforward descriptions and numerous exercises throughout the book makes this one of the clearest and most comprehensive pedagogical grammars available.