Essential Vietnamese Phrasebook & Dictionary

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$9.99
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SKU:
9780804846882
Publisher:
Tuttle Publishing
ISBN:
9780804846882
Format:
Paperback
Date Published:
08/18/2020
Illustrations:
over 2,000 common Vietnamese terms and expressions; manga illustrations throughout
Number of Pages:
192
Trim Size:
5 X 7 1/2

Essential Vietnamese Phrasebook and Dictionary presents the practical language of everyday interactions, conveyed in a way that's clear, concise, accessible and enjoyable. It includes simple sentences used when meeting people, starting conversations, and asking and replying to questions, as well as a basic grammar and pronunciation guide to help you start speaking Vietnamese right away.

Terms and phrases covering mobile phones, wireless, and social media help you make the most of the language. In addition, sentences on the essentials of travel help visitors navigate the basics of arranging accommodations, dining out, dealing with transportation and emergencies, and more.

Essential Vietnamese Phrasebook and Dictionary includes:
  • Over 2,000 essential sentences for everyday use
  • A glossary containing over 2,000 terms and expressions
  • A handy format for finding the information you need quickly and easily
  • Latest Vietnamese vocabulary and phrases for smart phones, social media and more

In this book you'll find:
  • Essential Vietnamese expressions for meeting people, asking and answering simple questions, and starting up friendly conversations
  • A pronunciation guide and grammar notes explaining the basic sounds and sentence patterns of the language
  • New manga illustrations showing key phrases and situations
  • Phrases for technology, WiFi, smartphones and social media
  • A useful English-Vietnamese dictionary so the right word and phrase is always at your fingertips!
  • Travel tips, cultural notes and more—allowing you to interact with Vietnamese speakers without making serious blunders

Whether you're a total beginner or have some experience with the language, this is a reference you'll turn to again and again when visiting Vietnam and interacting with Vietnamese speakers.


About the Author:
Phan Van Giuong is the author of many Vietnamese language learning materials and editor of several Vietnamese magazines and newspapers. He was awarded the Order of Australia Medal (OAM) and the International Educator of the Year award for his outstanding contributions to teaching language and culture. Professor Phan worked for International Baccalaureate in the United Kingdom for nearly 20 years and is currently the Director of the International Languages Center in Vietnam.

Hanh Tran is a lecturer in the Department of South & Southeast Asian Studies at the University of California Berkeley.