It's amazing how 100 key words and phrases provide instant communication!
Do you want to speak simple Indonesian but are too busy to study it? Are you visiting Indonesia for a short time and want an Indonesian phrase book to help you communicate? If so, this Indonesian phrasebook is for you—it's the easiest and quickest way to learn Indonesian. It's tiny 0.4 x 4.1 x 5.9 inches size makes it incredibly convenient to travel with but without losing the most essential content for communication.
The idea of Instant Indonesian is simple—learn 100 words and phrases and say 1,000 things. The trick is knowing which 100 words to learn, but the authors Stuart Robson and Julian Millie have solved the problem, choosing only those words you'll hear again and again. Even with a vocabulary this small, you'll be surprised how quickly and fluently you too can communicate in the Indonesian language. Words are repeated in different combinations, building familiarity without effort. A brief guide to pronunciation allows the user to say the phrases correctly and an Indonesian dictionary allows for quick reference. Here's a sample of what you'll be able to do with this Indonesian phrasebook:
Ride the subway.
Order food and drinks.
And much more.
About the Author: Stuart Robson has been deeply involved with Asian studies for over 40 years. He has taught at the University of Leiden in the Netherlands and is a member of the Royal Institute of Linguistics and Anthropology. He is the author of the Javanese-English Dictionary (Periplus Editions, 2002), the only comprehensive English-Javanese dictionary. Now a resident of Australia, he has most recently been the head of the Indonesian Program at Monash University.