LP - South East Asia Phrasebook 4


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Lonely Planet Southeast Asia Phrasebook and Dictionary 4th edition

Southeast Asia... many faces, many places, many ways to get tongue-tied. From Hue to Vientiene, from Phuket to Phnom Penh.

Lonely Planet Phrasebooks are your handy passport to culturally enriching travels with the most relevant and useful phrases and vocabulary for all your travel needs. These new editions make it even easier for travellers to spark up conversations, learn local manners and customs, and order food and drink with confidence. Travellers won't be lost for words with Lonely Planet's 3500-word two-way dictionary.

Get More From Your Trip with Easy-to-Find Phrases for Every Travel Situation!

  • Feel at ease with essential tips on culture, manners, idioms and multiple meanings
  • Order with confidence, explain food allergies, and try new foods with the menu decoder
  • Save time and hassles with vital phrases at your fingertips
  • Never get stuck for words with the 3500-word two-way, quick-reference dictionary
  • Be prepared for both common and emergency travel situations with practical phrases and terminology
  • Meet friends with conversation starter phrases
  • Get your message across with easy-to-use pronunciation guides

Inside Lonely Planet's Southeast Asia Phrasebook and Dictionary

  • Full-colour throughout
  • User-friendly layout organised by travel scenario categories
  • Survival phrases inside front cover for at-a-glance, on-the-fly cues
  • Convenient features
  • 5x Phrases to learn before you go
  • 10x Ways to start a sentence
  • 10x Phrases to sound like a local
  • Listen For - Phrases you may hear
  • Look For - Phrases you may see on signs
  • Shortcuts - Easy-to-remember alternatives to the full phrases
  • QandA - Suggested answers to questions asked


  • 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, accommodation, 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

Book Details

  • Edition: 4
  • Pages: 256
  • Dimensions: 93mm (width) x 140mm (height)
  • ISBN: 9781786574855
  • Publication Date: September 2018

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