The Tuttle Compact Vietnamese Dictionary
incorporates many new words that have recently entered the language-including the latest IT, internet and technical vocabulary. The layout of the dictionary is extremely user-friendly with headwords in color and two distinct sections (Vietnamese-English and English-Vietnamese) where entries are given in Vietnamese with its romanized form and English meanings. This format gives the learner a head start to mastering the important written characters.
Phan Van Giuong is a distinguished professor in Vietnamese Studies at Victoria University, Melbourne, where he has been teaching English and Vietnamese since 1965. He is also the author of many Vietnamese texts and language learning materials, as well as the editor for Vietnamese magazines and newspapers.