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Lonely Planet Phrasebook & Dictionary

Paperback Published: 1st September 2015
ISBN: 9781743214343
Number Of Pages: 384

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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


• 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.

Looking for just a few of the languages covered in this phrasebook? Check out Lonely Planet's individual phrasebooks for Mandarin, Cantonese, Tibetan and Mongolian.

About the Author

Written and researched by Lonely Planet.

About Lonely Planet: Started in 1973, Lonely Planet is the world's leading travel guide publisher with guidebooks to every destination on the planet, and has been connecting travellers and locals for over 25 years with phrasebooks for 120 languages, more than any other publisher! With an award-winning website, a suite of mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community, Lonely Planet enables curious travellers to experience the world and to truly get to the heart of the places they find themselves. The world awaits!

ISBN: 9781743214343
ISBN-10: 1743214340
Series: Phrasebook
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 384
Published: 1st September 2015
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 14.0 x 9.3  x 1.7
Weight (kg): 0.19
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised

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