Intended for use by tourists, students, and business people traveling to Vietnam Pocket Vietnamese Dictionary is an essential tool for communicating in Vietnamese. It features all the essential Vietnamese vocabulary appropriate for beginning to intermediate students. It's handy pocket format and easy-to read type will make any future trip to Vietnam much easier. In addition to being an excellent English to Vietnamese dictionary and Vietnamese to English dictionary Pocket Vietnamese Dictionary contains important notes on the Vietnamese language, Vietnamese grammar and Vietnamese pronunciation. All Vietnamese words are written in Romanized Vietnamese 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 contains:
The 3,000 most commonly used words in the Vietnamese language.
An introduction to and history of the Vietnamese language.
Information on Vietnamese grammar.
A guide to pronouncing Vietnamese correctly.
Other books from this bestselling series you might enjoy include: Pocket Cambodian Dictionary, Pocket Thai Dictionary, Pocket Indonesian Dictionary, and Pocket Malay Dictionary.
Ben Wilkinson studied Vietnamese at Harvard and at Hanoi National University, and has worked as an editor and travel writer in Asia. He is currently a graduate student at Harvard Law School and is the author of the Essential Vietnamese Phrase Book (Periplus Editions).