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Success with Asian Names : A practical guide to everyday usage - Fiona Swee-Lin Price

Success with Asian Names

A practical guide to everyday usage

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Have you ever:..* wondered how to address people with Asian names in emails and letters?..* had difficulty entering Asian names into databases?..* been unsure how to pronounce an Asian name?..* felt embarrassed or rude because of difficulty with Asian names?..Success with Asian Names is a hands-on guide for teachers, administrators, librarians, health workers and anyone else who works regularly with people of Asian background. ..Covering names from China, Korea, Vietnam, Thailand, Cambodia, Japan, Malaysia, Indonesia, and key language groups from the Indian subcontinent, this is the essential reference guide to using Asian names correctly...'Well-presented, clear and deals with the wide range of Asian languages in an impressively accomplished fashion. It should be in the hands of anyone who is concerned to get it right in dealing with people from other cultures.' - Dr Milton Osborne, Adjunct Professor, Faculty of Asian Studies, ANU

Part 1 Introduction..Chapter 1 What's in a name?..Chapter 2 Understanding Asian languages: Romanisation..Chapter 3 Anglicisation: adapting Asian names..Chapter 4 Managing Asian names..Part 2..Chapter 5 Chinese names..Chapter 6 Korean names..Chapter 7 Japanese names..Chapter 8 Vietnamese names..Chapter 9 Thai names..Chapter 10 Khmer names..Chapter 11 Hindi names..Chapter 12 Sikh names..Chapter 13 Tamil names ..Chapter 14 Sinhalese names..Chapter 15 Pakistani names..Chapter 16 Bangladeshi names..Chapter 17 Malay names..Chapter 18 Indonesian names..Part 3..Chapter 19 Where is this person from?..Confucian names..Indo-Chinese names..Names from the Indian subcontinent..South-East Asian names..Japanese names..Chapter 20 Which languages are spoken in Asian countries?..Bibliography..Acknowledgments

ISBN: 9781741762297
ISBN-10: 1741762294
Format: ePUB
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: 1st February 2007
Edition Number: 1