Essential Burmese Phrasebook & Dictionary (9780804846837)

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Tuttle Publishing
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over 2,000 terms and expressions; manga illustrations
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5 X 7 1/2

Essential Burmese Phrasebook & Dictionary presents the practical language of everyday interactions, conveyed in a way that's clear, concise, accessible and enjoyable.

It includes all the most common sentences used when meeting people, starting conversations, asking and replying to questions, as well as an introduction to Burmese grammar and a pronunciation guide to help you start speaking the language right away.

Every chapter begins with a manga-style comic strip to introduce the language in context.

Terms and phrases covering mobile phones, WiFi, and social media help you make the most of the language. Also, sentences on the essentials of travel help visitors navigate the basics of arranging accommodations, dining out, dealing with transportation and emergencies, and more. All Burmese words are presented in both romanized form and Burmese script.

About the Author:
A Zun Mo is the go-to Burmese-language teacher in the Yangon expat community, where she has been teaching all levels from beginners to advanced since 2013. As a gifted high-school student, fluent in English, she was selected by the government to study Russian at university. She now has a B.A. in Russian Language and Culture from Yangon University of Foreign Languages and is preparing to pursue a Masters in linguistics.