Lonely Planet Mandarin Phrasebook & Dictionary is your handy passport to culturally enriching travels with the most relevant and useful Mandarin phrases and vocabulary for all your travel needs. Order authentic street food, chat over a game of mah jong and bargain at the market; all with your trusted travel companion. With language tools in your back pocket, you can truly get to the heart of wherever you go, so begin your journey now!
Basics - time, dates, numbers, amounts, pronunciation, reading tips, grammar rules. Practical - travel with kids, disabled travellers, sightseeing, business, banking, post office, internet, phones, repairs, bargaining, accommodations, directions, border crossing, transport. Social - meeting people, interests, feelings, opinions, going out, romance, culture, activities, weather. Safe Travel - emergencies, police, doctor, chemist, dentist, symptoms, conditions. Food - ordering, at the market, at the bar, dishes, ingredients
Updated edition Sep 2018