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It's never a good idea to be overly-relient on technology while traveling Look up words quickly and easily with this great Vietnamese dictionary. Intended for use by tourists, students, and business people traveling to Vietnam, Tuttle Pocket Vietnamese Dictionary is an essential tool to learn Vietnamese and start communicating effectively. It features all the essential Vietnamese vocabulary appropriate for beginning to intermediate students. Its handy pocket format, and user-friendly, two-color layout will make any future trip to Vietnam much easier. All entries are written in a Romanized form as well as Vietnamese script (quoc ngu) so that, in the case of difficulties, the book can simply be shown to the person the user is trying to communicate with. This dictionary includes the following key features:
- Over 18,000 words and expressions in the Vietnamese language.
- Vietnamese-English and English-Vietnamese sections
- Fully updated with recent vocabulary and commonly used Vietnamese slang.
- Clear, user-friendly layout with headwords in blue.
- Romanized and Vietnamese Script (Quoc Ngu) forms for every entry.
Other books from this bestselling series you might enjoy include: Pocket Cambodian Dictionary, Pocket Thai Dictionary, Pocket Indonesian Dictionary, and Pocket Malay Dictionary.
About the Author
Phan Van Giuong is a professor in Vietnamese studies and served as the Convenor of the Vietnamese Language and Culture program at Victoria University in Melbourne, Australia for over 18 years. He has taught Vietnamese and English since 1965. He was the founding Dean of the Faculty of Languages and Culture Studies at Hoa Sen University. Professor Phan is the author of many textbooks: Vietnamese for Beginners (1-4), Functional Vietnamese, Modern Vietnamese (1 - 4), Vietnamese for Foreign Travellers, Vietnamese Interactive Books and a series of Pocket, Concise and Compact Vietnamese-English dictionaries. He was the editor of several Vietnamese literature magazines and newspapers and awarded the Order of Australia Medal and the International Educator of the Year award for his outstanding contributions to the teaching of Vietnamese language and culture. Professor Phan is now working for the International Baccalaureate, United Kingdom.