It's never a good idea to be overly–relient on technology while traveling! Look up words quickly and easily with this great Chinese dictionary.Pocket Chinese Dictionary
is an essential tool to learn Chinese or communicate in the Chinese language. It features all the essential Chinese vocabulary appropriate for beginning to intermediate students. It's handy pocket format and user-friendly, two color layout will make any future trip to China much easier. All entries are written in the Romanized form (hanyu pinyin
) as well as Chinese characters (hanzi
) 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 15,000 words and expressions in the Mandarin Chinese language.
- English–Chinese and Chinese–sections
- Fully updated with recent vocabulary and commonly used Chinese slang.
- Clear, user friendly layout with headwords in blue.
- English, Romanized script (hanyu pinyin), and Chinese characters (hanzi) for every entry.
Other books from this bestselling series you might enjoy include: Pocket Japanese Dictionary, Pocket Korean Dictionary, and Pocket Vietnamese Dictionary
Li Dong is an educator with more than 40 years of experience teaching in China, the UK, the USA and New Zealand. He has published numerous articles on Chinese lexicography and is the author of six dictionaries published by Tuttle Publishing, including Tuttle Learner's Chinese-English Dictionary, Tuttle Compact Chinese Dictionary and Tuttle Pocket Chinese Dictionary.
"When traveling in China keep your dictionary in your pocket at all times. Learn to communicate with the locals in their own language and you'll get to know the culture much better. You will also be able to haggle great prices at the markets!" —howcanilearnchinese.com blog
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