This is a compact and user–friendly Vietnamese dictionary.
The Tuttle Compact Vietnamese Dictionary
is the most up–to–date and complete Vietnamese dictionary yet published. An essential tool to learn Vietnamese, it is written for English speakers and other non–native users who need to look up Vietnamese terms, and can also be used by Vietnamese speakers who are learning English. This dictionary has 25,000 entries covering all contemporary terms likely to be used in educational or business settings.
The layout is user–friendly and attractive. Headwords are displayed in blue—this helps the reader to locate words quickly. Information on parts of speech, idiomatic expressions and sample sentences showing the us of the words in context are given for each entry. English pronunciations are given in the English to Vietnamese language section. A comprehensive pronunciation guide and detailed notes on Japanese grammar are also included.
- Completely comprehensive and up–to–date with over 25,000 entries.
- Contains English–Vietnamese and Vietnamese–English
- Clear, user—friendly layout with idioms, and sample sentences given.
- The ideal dictionary for students, teachers and business people.
Phan Van Giuong is 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 founder 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.
"Easily understood usage and pronunciation guides open the book and include valuable references to regional and urban tonal distinctions." —Library Journal
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