Lonely Planet: The world's #1 phrasebook publisher* Lonely Planet China Phrasebook & Dictionary is your handy passport to culturally enriching travels with the most relevant and useful phrases and vocabulary for all your travel needs. Get more from your multi-country trip with easy-to-find phrases for Mandarin, Cantonese, Chaozhou, Dongbei Hua, Hakka, Hunanese, Shanghainese, Sichuanese, Xi'an, Yunnan Hua, Zhuang, Mongolian, Tibetan, Uighur. With language tools in your back pocket, you can truly get to the heart of wherever you go, so begin your journey now! Coverage Includes: Mandarin, Cantonese, Chaozhou, Dongbei Hua, Hakka, Hunanese, Shanghainese, Sichuanese, Xi'an, Yunnan Hua, Zhuang, Mongolian, Tibetan, Uighur. Organized by language, this one-stop resource makes travelling through multiple countries simple. With each language you can: *Order with confidence, explain food allergies, and try new foods *Save time and hassles with vital phrases at your fingertips *Never get stuck for words with the 350-word two-way, quick-reference dictionaries *Be prepared for common and emergency travel situations with practical phrases and terminology *Meet friends with conversation starter phrases *Get your message across with easy-to-use pronunciation guides Inside Lonely Planet China Phrasebook & Dictionary : *Full-color throughout *User-friendly layout organized by travel scenario categories *Survival phrases inside front cover for at-a-glance on-the-fly cues *Language map for quick reference Covers *Basics - time, dates, numbers, pronunciations, common language difficulties *Practical - sightseeing, banking, post office, internet, phones, bargaining, accommodations, directions, border crossing, transport *Social - meeting people, interests, feelings, opinions, going out, culture *Safe Travel - emergencies, police, doctor, chemist, dentist, symptoms, conditions *Food - ordering, at-the-market, at- the-bar, dishes, ingredients The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet China Phrasebook & Dictionary, a pocket-sized, comprehensive multi-language guide, provides on-the-go language assistance; great for language students and travellers looking to interact with locals and immerse themselves in local culture.