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Burmese

Bowman, Vicky (Book - 2008 )
Burmese


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Authors: Bowman, Vicky
Title: Burmese
Publisher: Footscray, Vic. ;, Oakland, CA :, Lonely Planet,, 2008
Edition: 4th ed
Characteristics: 222 p. :,ill., map ;,14 cm
Notes: Includes index
Updated and expanded by Vicky Bowman and San San Hnin Tun (who also provided the sustainable travel section)
Previous ed.: 2001
Contents: Introduction : Myanmar or Burma? ; The language ; Abbreviations in this book ; How to use this phrasebook
Pronunciation : Vowels ; Tones ; Consonants ; Transliteration ; Burmese script
Grammar : Word order ; Articles ; Nouns ; Pronouns ; Possessives ; Verbs ; To be ; Modal verbs ; Adjectives ; Counters ; Questions ; Answers ; Negation ; Politeness ; Adverbs
Meeting people : You should know ; Greetings & goodbyes ; Civilities ; Talking to monks ; Forms of address ; Behaviour ; First encounters ; Making conversation ; Nationalities ; Cultural differences ; Age ; Occupation ; Religion ; Buddhism ; Interests & activities ; Family ; Politics ; Feelings ; Breaking the language barrier
Getting around : Finding your way ; Directions ; Taxi ; Buying tickets ; Air ; Bus ; Boat ; Train ; Car ; Bicycle
Accommodation : Finding accommodation ; Booking ahead ; Checking in ; Requests & complaints ; Checking out
Around town : Looking for ; At the bank ; At the post office ; Telecommunications ; Sightseeing ; Going out
Shopping : Looking for ; Making a purchase ; Bargaining ; Essential items ; Souvenirs ; Clothing ; Materials ; Colours ; Toiletries ; Stationery & publications ; Photography ; Smoking ; Weights & measures ; Sizes & comparisons
Food : Through the day : Vegetarian & special diets ; Eating out ; Vegetables ; Fruit ; Herbs & spices ; Drinks
In the country : Ethnic minorities ; Hiking ; At the beach ; Weather ; Place names ; Geographical terms ; Fauna ; Flora
Health : At the doctor ; Ailments ; Women's health ; Parts of the body ; At the chemist ; At the dentist
Times, dates & festivals : Telling the time ; Months ; Days of the week ; Dates ; Present ; Past ; Future ; During the day ; Holidays ; Birthdays ; Weddings ; Toasts & condolences
Numbers & amounts : Cardinal numbers ; Ordinal numbers ; Counters ; Money ; Fractions ; Useful amounts
Emergencies
English-Burmese dictionary
Index
Burmese finder
Sustainable travel
Additional Contributors: San San Hnin Tun.
ISBN: 1741040272
9781741040272
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