This handy Mandarin dictionary allows you to look up words quickly and easily--and be understood while speaking. The Periplus Pocket Mandarin Chinese Dictionary is a pocket-sized dictionary designed for travelers, business people and beginning Chinese language students. It contains all the most common Chinese vocabulary you will need. This new edition has been extensively revised and expanded to include over 12,000 entries. A reference guide to the essentials of Chinese grammar and pronunciation are provided to ensure you will be understood when speaking. Features of this Chinese dictionary include:
Complete English-Chinese and Chinese-English sections
Headwords are printed in bold for easy reference
Alternate meanings of the same word (in English or Chinese) are clearly distinguished
Includes the latest IT, mobile phone, Internet and social media terminology
About the Author
Philip Yungkin Lee, a native speaker of Chinese, is Senior Lecturer at the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia. He has published several language learning titles and has received a Teaching Excellence award from his university.