Instant Vietnamese contains 100 key words that will allow a visitor to Vietnam to say 1,000 things. It includes an easy-to-use pronunciation guide and distinguishes between Northern Vietnamese (as spoken in Hanoi) and Southern Vietnamese (as spoken in Saigon) when the pronunciation is very different. Handy notes on the culture and special sections on money, food, drinks, and taking taxis are also included.
Sam Brier is the director of Academic Experiences Abroad (AEA), which provides customized study abroad programs to Asia (www.AEA-Asia.com). He has lived in Vietnam and returns frequently with his wife and coauthor Linh Doan. Other works include A Chinese Phrase a Day, A Japanese Phrase a Day and Lao Basics (Tuttle Publishing).
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10 September 2011