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Lonely Planet Mandarin Phrasebook & Dictionary




Lonely Planet Mandarin Phrasebook & Dictionary

By  
Lonely Planet (Author)

Lonely Planet, 2015
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    About this book

Lonely Planet Mandarin Phrasebook & Dictionary is your handy passport to culturally enriching travels with the most relevant and useful Mandarin phrases and vocabulary for all your travel needs. Order authentic street food, chat over a game of mah jong and bargain at the market; all with your trusted travel companion. With language tools in your back pocket, you can truly get to the heart of wherever you go, so begin your journey now!

Get More From Your Trip with Easy-to-Find Phrases for Every Travel Situation!

Feel at ease with essential tips on culture, manners, idioms and multiple meanings
Order with confidence, explain food allergies, and try new foods with the menu decoder
Save time and hassles with vital phrases at your fingertips
Never get stuck for words with the 3500-word two-way, quick-reference dictionary
Be prepared for both 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 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
Convenient features

5 Phrases to Learn Before You Go
10 Ways to Start a Sentence
10 Phrases to Sound like a Local
Listen For - phrases you may hear
Look For - phrases you may see on signs
Shortcuts - easy-to-remember alternatives to the full phrases
Q&A - suggested answers to questions asked
Covers

Basics - time, dates, numbers, amounts, pronunciation, reading tips, grammar rules
Practical - travel with kids, disabled travellers, sightseeing, business, banking, post office, internet, phones, repairs, bargaining, accommodations, directions, border crossing, transport
Social - meeting people, interests, feelings, opinions, going out, romance, culture, activities, weather
Safe Travel - emergencies, police, doctor, chemist, dentist, symptoms, conditions
Food - ordering, at the market, at the bar, dishes, ingredients
The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Mandarin Phrasebook & Dictionary, a pocket-sized comprehensive 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.

Looking for an auditory guide to pronunciations? Check out Lonely Planet Mandarin Phrasebook & Audio CD.
 
    About the author

Written and researched by Lonely Planet.
 
    Details
 
ISBN: 9781743216071
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Sizes: 140x93mm
Publication: 10/2015
Weight: 440g
Languages:
English, Chinese



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