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This is the most up-to-date and complete Vietnamese to English dictionary available. It is designed primarily for the growing number of students of Vietnamese who need a good and reliable Vietnamese-English dictionary. Although it is targeted mainly at English speakers and other non-native users who need to learn Vietnamese, it can also be used by Vietnamese speakers who are learning or need to know English. Along with 19,000 enries--covering contemporary words and phrases used in educational, business and tourist settings--the attractive and user-friendly layout is organized effectively, making it easy to locate words and phrases quickly. It also includes many valuable pointers and information about the Vietnamese language.
- Completely revised and updated with over 19,000 entries.
- Clear, user-friendly text with idioms, expressions and sample sentences.
- The ideal dictionary for students and business people.
The first edition, published as Essential English-Vietnamese Dictionary, was by Professor Nguyen Hinh Hoa and his daughter Patricia Nguyen Thi Huong. It became a classic in the teaching of Vietnamese. This edition, completely revised and updated, is the work of Professor Phan Van Giuong who was a distinguished professor in Vietnamese Studies at Victoria University, Melborne. Professor Phan, who has many years' experience teaching Vietnamese and English, is also the author of many Vietnamese teaching/learning materials and editor for several Vietnamese magazines and newspapers. He was awarded the Order of Australia Medal and the International Educator of the Year award for his outstanding contributions to teaching language and culture. Professor Phan is now retired but continues to teach on a part-time basis.
About the Author
Phan Van Giuong was a distinguished professor of Vietnamese Studies at Victoria University, Melbourne, where he taught English and Vietnamese since 1965, as well as being the coordinator for the Vietnamese Language and Culture Studies program at the university's Faculty of Arts for the past 18 years. Prof. Giuong is the author of many Vietnamese teaching/learning materials, as well as the editor for several Vietnamese magazines and newspapers. He was awarded many medals, including the Order of Australia Medal and the International Educator of the Year award for his outstanding contributions to teaching language and culture. He was also active as a setter and marker for exam papers, such as the International Baccalaureate (IB) for many years. Prof Giuong is now retired but continues to teach on a part-time basis. Nguyen Dinh-Ho a was a distinguished professor of Vietnamese Studies at San Jose University. He chaired the Department of English, Faculty of Letters at the University of Saigon from 1957√65; served as a professor of Linguistics and Foreign Languages and Literatures at Southern Illinois University as well as a director of the Center for Vietnamese Studies; and wrote many highly acclaimed Vietnamese publications.