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Kina er verdens mest folkerige stat og i rivende økonomisk udvikling. Stadig flere danskere rejser til "riget i midten" for at studere, rejse, opleve og knytte forretningsforbindelser.Denne omfattende parlør gør det nemmere for den rejsende at begå sig i Kina. Der er hjælp til at være gæst, til at forhandle priser og spørge om vej. Parløren dækker også restaurantbesøg, transport, sygdom, posthus, gaver, i teateret, hos frisøren, i banken, på hotellet, kontaktforhandlinger og telefonsamtaler.Dansk-kinesisk parlør kan tillige anvendes den anden vej - af kinesisktalende i Danmark.
From ordering tapas in Madrid to making new friends in Costa del Sol, it helps to speak some of the native tongue. Rick Steves, bestselling author of travel guides to Europe, offers well-tested phrases and key words to cover every situation a traveler is likely to encounter. This handy guide provides key phrases for use in everyday circumstances, complete with phonetic spelling, an English-Spanish and Spanish-English dictionary, the latest information on European currency and rail transportation, and even a tear-out cheat sheet for continued language practice as you wait in line at the Guggenheim Bilbao. Informative, concise, and practical, Rick Steves' Spanish Phrase Book and Dictionary is an essential item for any traveler's mochila.
Language learning is retraining your brain, and any form of training requires focus, constant practice, and support. This guide gives the ultimate support by helping the user to instantly create hundreds of sentences for communication in German. Color-coded and easy-to-use, this highly portable PDF guide can be used for students and travelers alike. 6 page searchable PDF guide includes:Rules to RememberPronunciation (Aussprache)Greetings & Goodbyes (Gruworte und Verabschiedungen)Questions (Fragen)Social Courtesies (Hflichkeit)Numbers (Zahlen)Days of the Week (Wochentage)Negatives (Negation)Months of the Year (Monate)Expressing Opinions (seine Meinung sagen)Time Expressions (Zeitausdrucke)Seasons (Jahreszeiten)Colors (Farben)Weather (Wetter)On the Phone (Am Telefon)Basic Statements (Aussagen)Personal Information (Persnliche Angaben)Family (Familie)Work Life (Arbeit und Beruf)Shopping (Einkaufen)Money (Geld)House & Home (zu Hause)Food (Nahrung)Spare Time (Freizeit)Transportation (Transportation)Travel (Reisen)Health (Gesundheit)In Case of Emergencies (Im Notfall)Technology & Social Media (Technologie und soziale Medien)Directions (Wegbeschreibung)
A photographic guide to the key words and phrases in Arabic. This attractive ebook is a perfect travel companion and provides a practical guide to the Arabic language, world and culture.Everyday words are arranged in themes with carefully selected up-to-date images to illustrate key words and phrases, and an English and Arabic index help you to find words quickly as you learn.3,000 essential words and phrases for modern life in Arabic-speaking countries are at your fingertips with topics covering food and drink, home life, work and school, shopping, sport and leisure, transport, technology, and the environment.Great care has been given to represent modern Arabic culture and enhance your experience of the Arab world, including customs, celebrations, and festivals.Plus, download your free audio to hear native speakers pronounce the word for each image and get your pronunciation pitch perfect, available from collinsdictionary.com/resources
VINCY CARIBBEAN PROVERBS AND IDIOMS SERIES Uncovers amazing proverbs of Vincentian Caribbean culture, charged with wisdom, philosophy and laughter. This book, 401 Vincy Caribbean Proverbs, is as lively and witty as the English Caribbean lingo it represents. MARLON JOSEPH, EXECUTIVE OFFICER, S.V.G. TOURISM AUTHORITY. 401 Vincy Caribbean Proverbsis a breath of cultural air.It effectively mirrors the unique communication skills of a people - the Vincentian peopleone would not be able to avoid cracking-up, as the words belonging to nowhere else emerge, where a people tell their own story, and experience their own reality. DR. GEORGE R. FREDERICK, AUTHOR, DIVISION & DICHOTOMIES - STOP THE BICKERING. Never before this has our Vincy proverbs been recorded with such insightfulness, giving us a deeper sense of who we are. JANICE FRASER, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, VINSAVE, S.V.G. Brilliant work; makes quite interesting reading. A must-read for generations. DAVID DARKIE WILLIAMS, PRESIDENT, S.V.G. GARIFUNA HERITAGE FOUNDATION.The 401 Vincy Caribbean Proverbs to Guide You comes with a companion website designed to go hand in hand with this book in order to enhance and complete your learning experience.
This travelsized 4 x 7 inch book is a combination Japanese phrasebook, Japanese travel guide and Japanese etiquette guide. Packed with expressions and information for every travel situation, Japanese for Travelers Phrasebook & Dictionary helps you to get around and communicate more effectively during your time in Japan. This book includes hundreds of tips and phrases for the following situations: Meeting peopleAsking directions Shopping and asking about prices Ordering food and drinks Getting connected to the Internet Taking a subway, bus or taxi Asking for help Daily conversationsHelpful illustrations demystify Japan's complicated rail system and provide handy information on ferry travel as well. The text offers tips on where to look for a cheap, comfortable night's sleep (you'd be surprised), to whom not to stand behind when in line at customs, as well as essential things to purchase for your Japan trip before you leave your home country and how to say you do not eat fugu (poisonous pufferfish!).About this new, updated edition: New manga illustrations New phrases for technology, checking in for a flight, baggage claim and more! Japanese script and Romaji have been added for all phrases Suggestions for downloading useful apps to make travel around Japan easier
The Essential Lingo Dictionary is a warts-and-all look at the notoriously hilarious (and occasionally a little bit naughty) canon of Australian slang words and phrases, casting light on the quirky, intriguing and often bizarre Australian Aussie language. A must-have for every bookshelf!If you have wondered why his girlfriend is a 'Sheila' even though her name is Sophia, or why your colleagues in Melbourne's suburbs are said to live 'beyond the black stump', then this book is for you.The author, John Miller, has been a journalist for over thirty-five years and is passionate about Australia's history and heritage. As well as making extensive use of written references to compile this book, John interviewed Australians from all walks of life - from outback characters to school kids - to ensure he captured every nuance of Australia's unique language as it is spoken today.
For When You Need Just the Right WordTravelling is fantastic - we don't deny it. But sometimes when you're in another country, stuff happens. A thieving kid lifts your wallet, a cab driver nearly kills you, or a waiter charges you $25 for bottled water. You feel powerless without the ability to do what you really want to do - curse them out.Help is at hand! Here are 100 of the best curses and insults in Spanish so the next time a waiter in Valencia refers to you as a yanqui or a pushy guitarrista in Barcelona assaults you with romantic serenades, you'll know precisely how to say, !Come mierdes!
Essential Japanese Phrase Book & Dictionary teaches you the practical phrases and expressions needed for common, everyday interactions in Japan in a clear, concise, accessible and enjoyable way. Key features of this Japanese phrasebook and dictionary include: Over 1,500 practical phrases for everyday use An English to Japanese dictionary with over 2,000 terms and expressions Essential expressions used for meeting people, starting conversations, and asking and replying to simple questions Manga illustrations to illustrate critical phrases and situations A pronunciation guide and Japanese grammar notes explain the basic sounds and sentence patterns of the Japanese language The latest Japanese vocabulary and phrases for smartphones, social media and more Japan travel tips, cultural notes and much more!All words and phrases are in Romanized form as well as the Japanese script. Basic Japanese grammar and pronunciation notes get you speaking right away, and tips on culture and etiquette allow you to interact in Japanese without making serious blunders. Whether you're a novice or have some experience with the language, this is a reference you'll turn to again and again when visiting Japan and interacting with Japanese people.
It's amazing how 100 key words and phrases provide instant communication! Do you want to speak simple Korean but are too busy to study it? Are you visiting Korea for a short time and want a Korean phrase book to help you communicate? If so, this Korean phrasebook for you. It's tiny 0.4 x 4.1 x 5.9 inches size makes it incredibly convenient to travel with but without losing the most essential content for communication. This new, expanded edition contains 15% more content, fun manga-style illustrations, and additional information on which destinations, personalities and trends are hot in Korea right now!The idea of Instant Korean is simplelearn 100 words and phrases and say 1,000 things. The trick is knowing which 100 words to learn, but the author Boye Demente has solved the problem, choosing only those words you'll hear again and again. Even with a Korean language vocabulary this small, you'll be surprised how quickly you can learn Korean and how fluently you too can communicate in Korean. An EnglishKorean dictionary makes looking up words and phrases simple and quick. Here's a sample of what you'll be able to do with this Korean phrasebook: Meet people. Go shopping. Ask directions. Ride the subway. Order food and drinks. And much more.About the new edition: This revised edition has manga illustrations to give visual cues for language use in context, and useful cultural notes on what's proper in Koreahow to address someone based on the hierarchy in societal structure (age, gender and how well acquainted with the other party), how to get the attention of a wait staff in a restaurant, etc.
It's amazing how 100 key words and phrases provide instant communication! Do you want to speak simple Japanese but are too busy to study it? Are you visiting Japan for a short time and want a Japanese phrase book to help you communicate? If so, then this thoroughly revised second edition of Boye Lafayette De Mente's classic, bestselling phrase book and Japanese dictionary is for you. It's tiny 0.4 x 4.1 x 5.9 inches size makes it incredibly convenient to travel with but without losing the essential content for communication. The idea of Instant Japanese is simplelearn 100 words and phrases and say 1,000 things. The trick is knowing which 100 words to learn, but the author, De Mente has solved the problem, choosing only those words you'll hear again and again. Even with a vocabulary this small, you'll be surprised how quickly and fluently you too can communicate in the Japanese language. Words are repeated in different combinations, building familiarity without effort. A brief guide to pronunciation allows the user to say the phrases correctly and a Japanese dictionary allows for quick reference. Here's a sample of what you'll be able to do with this Japanese phrasebook: Meet people Go shopping Ask directions Ride the subway Order food and drinks And much moreAbout this new edition:This new, expanded edition contains 15% more content, fun manga-style illustrations, Japanese etiquette tips and additional information on which destinations, personalities and trends are hot in Japan right now!
Making Out in Tagalog is your indispensable guide to contemporary Tagalog language (Filipino) as it's really spoken on the streets of Manila. This best-selling Tagalog phrase book is the perfect introduction to everyday interactions in The Philippines and includes colorful slang that'll help rev up your social life. A great way to learn Tagalog, Making Out in Tagalog features a pronunciation guide, and notes on Tagalog language and culture. With Making Out in Tagalog, you'll be able to express yourself when: Making new friends Sharing a meal Going out on the town Flirting and getting amorous And much more!Each expression in this book is given in Tagalog and their English translations. It is designed to enhance your experience in using the language (and in a pinch, you can show the Tagalog text to the person you're speaking to). Making Out in Tagalog also includes interesting tips on social norms and cultural practices, eating, social media, hanging out, and other situations. For the savvy traveler, this is a Tagalog phrasebook you won't want to be without!
It's amazing how 100 key words and phrases provide instant communication! Do you want to speak simple Mandarin Chinese but are too busy to study it? Are you visiting China for a short time and want a Mandarin phrase book to help you communicate in the Chinese language? If so, this Mandarin phrasebook and dictionary is for you. It's tiny 0.4 x 4.1 x 5.9 inches size makes it incredibly convenient to travel with but without losing the most essential content for communication. This new, expanded edition contains 15% more content, fun manga-style illustrations, and additional information on which destinations, personalities and trends are hot in China right now!The idea of Instant Chinese is simplelearn 100 words and phrases and say 1,000 things. The trick is knowing which 100 words to learn, but the author Boye Lafayette De Mente has solved the problem, choosing only those words you'll hear again and again. Even with a vocabulary this small, you'll be surprised how quickly and fluently you too can communicate in Mandarin Chinese. Words are repeated in different combinations, building familiarity without effort. All phrases are given in both simplified Chinese characters and standard Hanoi Pinyin romanization. A brief guide to pronunciation allows the user to say the phrases correctly. An EnglishChinese dictionary makes looking up a word or phrase simple and quick. Here's a sample of what you'll be able to do with this chinese phasebook: Meet people. Go shopping. Ask directions. Ride the subway. Order food and drinks. And much more.
More Making Out in Korea is a fun, accessible and thorough Korean phrase book and guide to the Korean language as it's really spoken. Now in its third edition, this is the perfect introduction to Korean as it's really spokenfrom everyday interactions to basic questions to the language of love. It includes phrases and tidbits of information on a variety of social situations such as eating out, traveling texting, and much more. More Making Out in Korean features a pronunciation guide and basic grammar, as well as guidelines for the use of polite and informal phrases so you'll never put a foot wrong when: Meeting and getting to know people Exploring clubs and bars Getting serious in relationships Talking to friends through social mediaEach expression in this Korean phrasebook is given in Korean script as well as the Romanized form to enhance your experience of the language (and help you with "e;written socializing"e; on computers and gadgets). Full of colorful slang, straight talk and a little cultural savvy on the side, this book has what you need to get started. Pick it up and get ready to converse.
Indonesian Idioms and Expressions is a collection of Indonesian expressions, including proverbs, slang, quotations and acronyms, that offers a commentary on their origins, as well as insights into Indonesian culture, customs, and history. The book is an informal compendium designed to be both educational and easy to read. There are four parts in the book, and the chapters hit on various linguistic themes, among them wisdom, characters, animals, food, slang, family affairs, and politics. Entries include the expression in Bahasa Indonesia, a translation, an equivalent expression in English, and an explanation if necessary. The idea is to learn about Indonesian through the texture and content of its language, rather than the headlinesoften bad onesthat tend to dominate perceptions of the vast country.
A handy Korean phrasebook and guide to the Korean language, Survival Korean contains basic vocabulary necessary for getting around Korea. This book contains all the necessary words and phrases for speaking Korean in any kind of setting. Perfect for students, tourists, or business people learning Korean or travelling to Korea, it also contains a beginner guide to the Korean language, allowing for a deeper understanding of Korean than a typical Korean phrasebook or Korean dictionary. The book is broken into four basic sections: Common Korean Expressions and Key Words, Essential Korean Communication Tools, Korean Travel Vocabulary and Useful Korean Expressions, and Korean Pronunciation Guides for Key Korean Names and Signs. All Korean words and phrases are written in Romanized form as well phonetically, making pronouncing Korean a breeze. For example, the word for "e;Hello"e;, Yoboseyo is also written as Yoe-boh-say-yoh. Authentic Korean script (Hangul) is also included so that in the case of difficulties the book can be shown to the person the user is trying to communicate with. Key features of Survival Korean include: Hundreds of useful Korean words and expressions. Up-to-date internet, mobile, and social media terms An EnglishKorean index with more than 1,000 additional words and their pronunciation for quick reference. Romanized forms, phonetic spellings, and Korean script (Hangul) for all words and phrases. A concise background and history of the Korean language. An introduction to the Korean Alphabet. A pronunciation guide for Korean syllables. A guide to Korean grammar.
This page-a-day Japanese language pad teaches a new Japanese phrase each dayuseful vocabulary that comes in handy for everyday situations when visiting Japan.Although more people are studying the Japanese language than ever before, others are still wary of starting because they believe, "e;it's too difficult."e; But A Japanese Phrase A Day will show absolute beginners that Japanese is in many ways much easier than other languages and it will help intermediate Japanese learners review and improve upon their past studies and practice Japanese everyday. Japanese is a fascinating language that uses Chinese characters (kanji) as well as two other alphabets (hiragana and katakana). After a few weeks of gradual progress your ability to read Japanese, write Japanese and speak Japanese will grow tremendously.This calendar like desk companion is divided into monthly topics and builds upon itself, one day at a time. Japanese phrases are kept short, simple and functional. Each of the 365 pages include these four components:The phrase or dialogue in Japanese charactersA transliteration using English letters (romanji), which gives English speakers a guide to pronunciationThe English translationA related note about the phrase, Japan, or Japanese culture to add context.Audio for all of the Japanese Phrase A Day entries is available online. Listening and repeating after the native speakers in the audio files will help you to practice Japanese regularly and polish your spoken Japanese and Japanese listening comprehension. To get started, turn to Day One and begin studying the phrase, its meaning, pronunciation and cultural context. Then tear off the sheet and practice writing it a few times. In a matter of days you'll be on your way to reading and writing Japanese!
You will never be lost for words in your travels around Japan again! Your ideal travel companion will ensure that you can say what you need in Japanese with ease and confidence.Reliable and easy-to-use, this phrasebook is an indispensable travel companion as you deal with the situations that crop up every day on holiday; from finding a chic hotel, or hiring a car to explore the countryside, to choosing a local delicacy from the menu, and, of course, setting up your wifi.With helpful travel information and cultural tips, plus a 3000-word dictionary, make sure you don't go anywhere without this little ebook - an essential guide to speaking and understanding Japanese when travelling in Japan.
You will never be lost for words in your travels around China again! Your ideal travel companion will ensure that you can say what you need in Chinese with ease and confidence.Reliable and easy-to-use, this phrasebook is an indispensable travel companion as you deal with the situations that crop up every day on holiday; from finding a chic hotel, or hiring a car to explore the countryside, to choosing a local delicacy from the menu, and, of course, setting up your wifi.With helpful travel information and cultural tips, plus a 3000-word dictionary, make sure you don't go anywhere without this little ebook - an essential guide to speaking and understanding Chinese when travelling in China.
Take along the Rough Guide Thai Phrasebook and make some new foreign friends while on your trip. This thoroughly revised third edition has both A-Z English- Thai and A-Z Thai translations - perfect for quick word reference. Practice your pronunciation with the 16-pages of additional scenario material; available as downloadable audio files, the scenarios have been recorded by native Thai speakers and are compatible to either your computer or iPod. The guide includes a detailed grammar section and a helpful menu and drinks list reader - ideal when sampling the local cuisine. With this useful phrasebook you are sure to have a good trip - tee-o hai sa-nook na!
The Rough Guide phrasebook will have you speaking Portuguese as soon as you arrive. This revised third edition includes 16-pages of additional scenario material, from asking for directions and hiring a car to ordering a beer and reserving a hotel room. Recorded by native Portuguese speakers, the scenarios are available as downloadable audio files either to your computer or iPod - perfect for practicing your pronunciation. With A-Z English to Portuguese and A-Z Portuguese to English translations, this handy phrasebook is like having your own personal translator - Boa Viagem!
Whether you want to hire a car, ask about the local hotel rates or practise your haggling skills at the market - The Rough Guide Turkish Phrasebook will help you all the way. Laid out in a clear A-Z style, this third edition includes 16-pages of additional scenario material. The scenarios have been recorded by native Turkish speakers; downloadable either to your computer or iPod - ideal for practicing your pronunciation. This thoroughly revised phrasebook includes a detailed grammar section and a helpful menu and drinks list reader to ensure you always order the right dish. With this phrasebook in your backpack you will never run out of things to say - iyi yolculuklar!!
Whether you want to reserve a hotel room, sample the local beer or simply find out what time the bank opens - The Rough Guide German Phrasebook will help you all the way. With A-Z English to German and A-Z German to English translations, this pocket-sized phrasebook will have you speaking the language as soon as you arrive. There are 16-pages of additional scenarios, from buying a train ticket and posting a letter to ordering a coffee and asking for directions. Recorded by native German speakers, the scenarios are available as downloadable audio files either to your computer or iPod - ideal for practicing your pronunciation. The phrasebook also includes a detailed grammar section and a helpful menu and drinks list reader to ensure you always get what you want in a restaurant. With this phrasebook you will never run out of things to say - Gute Reise!
The Rough Guide phrasebook will have you speaking French as soon as you arrive. This fully revised third edition includes 16-pages of additional scenario material, from asking for directions and ordering a glass of wine to checking train times and reserving a hotel room. Recorded by native French speakers, the scenarios are available as downloadable audio files either to your computer or iPod - perfect for practicing your pronunciation. With A-Z English to French and A-Z French to English translations, this handy phrasebook is like having your own personal translator!
Updated for 2013 with new words and phrases!Sometimes you need a phrasebook that does a lot more than just tell you where the bathroom is. If you're a woman in a country where you don't speak the language, you might need more assistance.What if you want to flirt with that really cute waiter in Paris? What if a strange man hits on you in Venice? Maybe you just want to sleep in a hostel in Madrid without worrying that your bag will get stolen.Alison Owings, solo traveler extraordinaire, presents a handy guidebook to key words and phrases in French, Italian and Spanish. In addition to important, everyday phrases to help with finding hotels, currency exchange, dining out and transportation, you'll also find terms from dating to shopping and political discussions to working out. There's something here for every woman on the go.San Francisco Examiner said: "e;This cheeky, savvy, sexy primer, designed for women but entertaining for all, is not your conventional 'Can I have the check please?' phrasebook. If it were a movie, it would probably get an R rating."e;And from The New York Times: "e;For women, here are ways to say scram or stay. A phrasebook for women traveling solo or with other women - whether you're looking for a companion or look to get rid of one."e;Hilarious and helpful, The Wander Woman's Phrasebook belongs in every woman traveler's carry-on.
Several hundred years ago the Portuguese Empire stretched from South America all the way to parts of Asia. As a result many countries in the world today incorporate Portuguese into their official national language. Cape Verde, Angola, and Brazil all speak a dialect of Portuguese that is closely related to Portuguese from Portugal, even after several hundred years of separation. There even exist cities in China and India where the locals speak Portuguese because of the influence of Portuguese colonists centuries ago! Of course, the largest and most populous of these countries, and the one most frequently visited by backpackers, is Brazil. Thus, this short book on useful Portuguese phrases for backpackers will focus mainly on Brazilian Portuguese.
This is a handy, travelsized Balinese phrase book with additional information about the Balinese language. As any seasoned traveler knows, the ability to communicate in the language of the country you are visiting makes a very big difference in the experiences you have. Even a basic grasp of a few essentials will help you to relate to the people, get where you want to go, pay the right prices, and get much more out of your visit. That's the reason for this book which is designed especially for travelers to Bali. The emphasis is on effective communication, not grammar rules or tourist phrases. It is organized to be as simple, concise, and useful as possibly. With this book and a few hours of practice you can start speaking Balinese. Key features of this Balinese phrasebook are: Very compact travel size. Hundreds of useful Balinese words and phrases. Arranged by topic and situation for easy use. Balinese grammar, pronunciation and bodylanguage guides. A comparative history of the Balinese language and its relation to Indonesian. Balinese dictionary and appendix for easy reference.Using this book: Begin by going over the Balinese pronunciation and grammar guides briefly, returning to them as needed. The on to the basics: greetings, time and numbers. The rest of the book offers sections dealing with situations and activities you'll be part of. The three special sections are designed for easy reference to especially useful information. The glossary and appendix complete the guide. Good luck and good traveling!