Essential Vietnamese : Speak Vietnamese with Confidence!
Author: Giuong Phan Van
If you only want to purchase one Vietnamese language book—Essential Vietnamese is the way to go. Part of Tuttle Publishing’s Essential Series, it is a great first introduction and beginner guide to the language of Vietnam and is also designed as a Vietnamese phrasebook, making it the most versatile Vietnamese language learning tool on the market.
Perfect for business people or tourist traveling to Vietnam or for students who want to supplement their learning, this book’s easy indexing feature allows it to act as a Vietnamese phrase book or as an English–Vietnamese Dictionary. A clever “point to” feature allows you to simply point to a phrase translated in Vietnamese without the need to say a single word or read a single character. In addition, language involving terms and phrases covering the latest technology devices, using social media, and tips on the essentials of travel like arranging accommodations, dining out, dealing with transportation and emergencies, is also effectively covered in extraordinary detail.