Pocket Tagalog Dictionary: Tagalog-English English-Tagalog

Tuttle Publishing
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It's never a good idea to be overly–relient on technology while traveling! Look up words quickly and easily with this great little Tagalog dictionary.

Intended for use by tourists, students, and business people traveling to The Philippines Pocket Tagalog Dictionary is an essential tool for communication and a great way to learn Tagalog. It features all the essential Tagalog vocabulary appropriate for beginning to intermediate students. It's handy pocket format and easy-to read type will make any future trip to The Philippines much easier. In addition to being an excellent English to Tagalog dictionary and Tagalog to English dictionary Pocket Tagalog Dictionary contains important notes on the Tagalog language, Tagalog grammar and Tagalog pronunciation. All Filipino words are written in English and Tagalog so that in the case of difficulties the book can simply be shown to the person the user is trying to communicate with.

This dictionary contains:
  • The 3,000 most commonly used words in the Tagalog language.
  • Tagalog–English and English–Tagalog sections.
  • An introduction to and history of the Tagalog language.
  • Information on Tagalog grammar.
  • A guide to pronouncing Tagalog correctly.

Other books from this bestselling series you might enjoy are: Pocket Vietnamese Dictionary, Pocket Cambodian Dictionary, Pocket Thai Dictionary, Pocket Indonesian Dictionary, and Pocket Malay Dictionary.
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Publisher
Tuttle Publishing
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Published on
Sep 4, 2012
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Pages
96
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ISBN
9781462909834
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Language
English
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Genres
Foreign Language Study / Multi-Language Dictionaries
Foreign Language Study / Oceanic & Australian Languages
Language Arts & Disciplines / Alphabets & Writing Systems
Language Arts & Disciplines / Vocabulary
Travel / Asia / Southeast
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Content Protection
This content is DRM protected.
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Available on Android devices
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Eligible for Family Library

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If you only want to purchase one Tagalog language book—Essential Tagalog 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 the Philippines and is also designed as a Tagalog phrasebook, making it the most versatile Tagalog language learning tool on the market.

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Elementary Tagalog's comprehensive approach will help students master Tagalog, the language of the Philippines—also known as Filipino or Pilipino. From learning to read Tagalog words and pronounce sounds to using correct Tagalog grammar and building vocabulary, learners will be surprised at how quickly their skills develop. The expert guidance in Elementary Tagalog is ideal both for true beginners and heritage learners who grew up in Filipino-speaking communities or families. The accompanying 2-hour long downloadable audio improves listening comprehension and ensures correct pronunciation.

Covering a range of topics, the Tagalog language lessons center on themes of the family, the home, and the community—including food, travel, health, leisure time, festivals, and popular culture. There are plenty of exercises, activities, and practice drills to help learners acquire and master Tagalog language fundamentals, while culture notes explore the diversity, heritage, and history of the Philippines.

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This portable, user–friendly Tagalog language guide, phrasebook and dictionary is the cheapest and easiest way to learn Tagalog before and during your trip.

If you only want to purchase one Tagalog language book—Essential Tagalog 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 the Philippines and is also designed as a Tagalog phrasebook, making it the most versatile Tagalog language learning tool on the market.

Perfect for business people or tourist traveling to the Philippines who want to supplement their learning, this book's easy indexing feature allows it to act as a Tagalog phrase book or as an English–Tagalog Dictionary. A clever "point to" feature allows you to simply point to a phrase translated in Tagalog without the need to say a single word. You will soon find yourself turning to Essential Tagalog again and again when visiting the Philippines and working or interacting with Filipinos.

In this book you will find: Over 1500 practical sentences for everyday use. A glossary of over 200 terms and expressions. Terms and phrases covering essential aspects of traveling and living in the Philippines. Extensive information about Chinese grammar and pronunciation. This beginner Tagalog book will help you to quickly and easily learn Tagalog. Your ability to read Tagalog, write Tagalog, speak Tagalog, and comprehend Tagalog will be vastly improved without having to take an entire Tagalog language class. Other titles in this bestselling series of phrasebooks include: Essential Japanese, Essential Chinese, Essential Korean, Essential Tagalog, and Essential Arabic.
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