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Cantonese phrasebook & dictionary

Author: Zhaoyi Zhang; Tao Li; Branislava Vladisavljevic; Lonely Planet Publications (Firm),
Publisher: [Footscray, Vic., Australia] ; [Oakland, Calif.] : Lonely Planet Publications, 2013.
Series: Lonely Planet phrasebooks.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 6th editionView all editions and formats
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This phrasebook provides comprehensive mix of practical and social words and phrases. -- Chat with the locals and discover their culture. --Order the right meal with our menu decoder. --Never get stuck for words with our 3500-word two-way dictionary. --With shortcuts, key phrases & common Q & As. --Feel at ease, with essential tips on culture & manners. Coverage includes: Basic language tools such as pronunciation;  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Conversation and phrase books
Dictionaries
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Zhaoyi Zhang; Tao Li; Branislava Vladisavljevic; Lonely Planet Publications (Firm),
ISBN: 9781742201832 1742201830
OCLC Number: 854922179
Language Note: English and Chinese.
Notes: Revised edition of: Cantonese / Lonely Planet phrasebooks and Chiu-yee Cheung & Tao Li.
Includes index.
Description: 259 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 14 cm.
Contents: About Cantonese --
Basics. Pronunciation ; A-Z phrasebuilder ; Language difficulties ; Numbers & amounts ; Time & dates ; Money --
Practical. Transport ; Border crossing ; Directions ; Accommodation ; Shopping ; Communications ; Banking ; Sightseeing ; Business ; Senior & disabled travelers ; Children --
Social. Meeting people ; Interests ; Feelings & opinions ; Going out ; Romance ; Beliefs & cultural differences ; Art ; Sport ; Outdoors --
Food. Eating out ; Self-catering ; Vegetarian & special meals ; Menu decoder --
Safe travel. Essentials ; Health --
Sustainable travel --
Dictionaries.
Series Title: Lonely Planet phrasebooks.
Other Titles: Cantonese phrasebook and dictionary
Responsibility: [editor, Branislava Vladisavljevic ; language writers, Chiu-yee Cheung, Tao Li].

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Give thanks to the Cantonese language: without it we wouldn't have dim sum or Jackie Chan movies. Grab this phrasebook and you'll be able to say a lot more than thanks in the official language of  Read more...

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