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I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? I haven’t had the time to sit down and study any Czech this week because of work, but that just means that my 3 month learning period really will be almost entirely in Prague. It is not worth carrying around for the little value it can provide in any one city, conversation, or experience as you are unlikely to need to say “toothbrush” in 14 different languages.

I was passionate about learning the language and invested all [ What I love most, however, is the amount of vocabulary included. Would you like to tell us about a lower price?

We have been using LP books phrase and guidebooks for all of our international travel for almost 20 years. Language lovers will love this book. Usually I prefer Lonely Planet because of their wide range of topics covered by the phrases, but all of them have their own benefits. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. The priority in learning a language should always be on communication and not on intensively studying each part of the language to perfection and then going on to the next one.

I am generally a huge fan of Lonely Planet and particularly their phrase books. You can get them for many languages, and from several companies; Lonely Planet do them note: With electronic technology providing instant translations for the spoken word, books will be used less and less by tourists seeking to communicate with the people of the lands they visit.


The phrasebooks are typically broken down into the following categories: It’s “the old fashioned way,” It’s fun, and it works.

All of these pieces of time add up quickly! I still remember my first gig as a Spanish language tutor. Benny believes the best approach to language learning is to speak from day one.

The broader categories, however, are pretty consistent. Grammar should be taken in very small doses when you are starting up, and these books avoid grammar almost entirely! Withoutabox Submit to Film Plajet.

A Review of the Lonely Planet Phrasebooks | Language Learning Reading Challenge – Eurolinguiste

It’s on everyone’s bookshelves; it’s in every traveller’s hands. After three weeks in Beijing it looks like I just took this phrase book out of the box. And best of all? I’m not suggesting that a phrasebook replaces standard study; there is only so far you can go phrrasebooks these tiny pocket books!

I bet some of you were thinking that I’d get fluent by studying all day every day for my whole visit? Shannon Kennedy I’m a language lonley, traveler and musician sharing my adventures and language learning tips over at Eurolinguiste. Pages with related products.

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Showing of 5 reviews. You can get them in most big bookshops, on amazon and of course at the airport.

Czech Republic, then likely somewhere in South America again I haven’t had the time to sit down and study any Czech this week because of work, but that just means that my 3 month learning period really will be almost entirely in Prague. Lonely Planet’s mission is to enable curious travellers to experience the world and to truly get to the heart of the places they find themselves in.


A Review of the Lonely Planet Phrasebooks | Language Learning Reading Challenge

Language, culture and context are intertwined written by Benny Lewis. A phrasebook is also fun and practical to read! China; a vast country embracing pllanet dizzying array of landscapes, cultures and langauges. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants.

I would not buy this book again or recommend it to anyone.

Travel phrasebooks: a serious language learner’s best first book to study

Although interesting in its own right, if you have had some training or experience with at least one tonal language such as Mandarin or Cantoneseit may be easier to visualize the tone systems of the other languages in this book. For most people, this may be a very poor start to someone planning to become fluent, but there is still plenty of time! Handy pronunciation guide throughout Useful words and phrases to get you by Lonely Planet gets you to the heart of a place.

Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. But for starting off, they really are excellent! We visit the places we write about each and every edition. And then I came to Thailand! In my opinion, you would also do well to arrange to hear the sounds of a language such as Mandarin or Cantonese or both articulated.

Our job is to make amazing travel experiences happen. In part, this was because it was an introduction to the language I already owned and I believe in fully utilizing what you have before investing in new resources and also because the series ranks at the top of my list of favorite phrasebooks.

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