About 元任 趙
Chao Yuen-ren, known as Y. R. Chao, international known linguist. Originally concentrating on phonology, he made the first detailed recordings of major dialect areas in China, establishing the research framework for such studies. In the United States, his work covered a wide range of linguistic topics, including the application of modern linguistic methods to Chinese language teachingl he prepared the Mandarin Primer and the Cantonese Primer. Chao also translated Alice's Adventures in Wonderland into Chinese.