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Lonely Planet Mandarin Phrasebook & Dictionary (Paperback)

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Lonely Planet: The world's #1 phrasebook publisher*

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.

Authors: Written

Number of Pages: 256
Genre: Foreign Language Study, Travel
Sub-Genre: Chinese, Asia / China
Series Title: Lonely Planet Mandarin Phrasebook
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Lonely Planet
Language: English
Street Date: October 20, 2015
TCIN: 23999387
UPC: 9781743216071
Item Number (DPCI): 247-50-7868
$9.99

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