Hugh Baker is a Professor Emeritus of Chinese, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London.
Ho Pui-Kei is one of the most experienced language teachers in Hong Kong where he has been teaching Cantonese for over 30 years.--This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
I definitely recommend this book. It contains wide vocabulary and at the same time, does not overwhelm the reader. Read morePublished on Dec 23 2000 by "tangcy"
This book is the best book I've seen for learning beginner Cantonese! It uses a remarkably simple, yet effective method for teaching the tonal aspect of the language. Read morePublished on Aug. 7 1999
The book refers to a tape but didn't come with one. If you know someone that speaks cantonese its a good book, but if not, you will have a lot of trouble sounding out the words by... Read morePublished on Feb. 21 1999
Lke most Teach Yourself books, this is a sensible, use-friendly text. You can certainly get ahead with the language. My only gripe is the method for showing pronunciation. Read morePublished on Nov. 6 1998