April 2018 Non-Fiction Berkeley Books

Essential Phrasebook & Disctionary Series

Essential Cantonese Phrasebook & Dictionary: Speak Cantonese with Confidence (Cantonese Chinese Phrasebook & Dictionary with Manga illustrations) Martha Tang

Paperback | May 2018 | Tuttle Publishing | 9780804847087 | 208pp | 190x127mm | GEN | AUD$16.99

Look-up words quickly and easily with this travel-sized Cantonese phrasebook and dictionary.

Essential Cantonese Phrasebook & Dictionary clearly and concisely presents all the everyday words, phrases, and expressions you need when travelling to Hong Kong and Canton (Guangdong). In this accessible phrasebook you'll find:

  • A pronunciation guide and grammar notes explaining the basic sounds and sentence patterns of the language
  • Essential Cantonese expressions for meeting people, asking and answering simple questions, and starting up friendly conversations
  • New manga illustrations demonstrating critical phrases in real life situations
  • Phrases for technology, WiFi, smartphones, and social media
  • A useful English-Cantonese dictionary so the right words are at your fingertips
  • Travel tips and cultural notes allow you to interact without making social blunders.

With 14 chapters covering topics from talking about the weather to what to do in an emergency, you will never be caught unprepared.