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Periplus Pocket Cantonese Dictionary: Cantonese-English English-Cantonese: Fully Revised and Expanded, Fully Romanized

Authors:
Lam, Martha
Ming, Lee Hoi

ISBN:
978 0 7946 0780 7
Format:
Paperback
Pages:
192
List price(s):
6.99 USD
4.99 GBP

Publication date:
4 September 2018

Short description: 

The Periplus Pocket Cantonese Dictionary is a convenient and handy pocket-sized dictionary that contains the most common Cantonese words you will need to use and understand, whether as a traveller or as a beginner in the early stages of learning the language.

Full description: 

The Periplus Pocket Cantonese Dictionary is a convenient and handy pocket-sized dictionary that contains the most common Cantonese words you will need to use and understand, whether as a traveller or as a beginner in the early stages of learning the language. Different meanings of the same word are distinguished so that you will always be able to make the correct choice with confidence. This handy reference guide provides the essentials of Cantonese pronunciation that will ensure you are always understood when speaking. This Cantonese dictionary features: Bidirectional Cantonese-English and English-Cantonese sections Over 12,000 essential words and expressions Headwords printed in easy-to-read type for quick and easy reference Latest computer, mobile phone, Internet and social media terms A basic overview of grammar and pronunciation.

Biography: 

Dr. Martha Lam is Associate Director in the Centre for Language Education at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. A language practitioner, teacher and teacher-educator for over 30 years, she has taught and developed Chinese courses for non-native speakers of Chinese in Sydney and Hong Kong and is currently involved in the training of Chinese teachers for Teaching Chinese to Speakers of non-Chinese background.

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