Cover Material: Paperback
Publisher : Periplus Editions
Publish Date : 2002-02-02
Author : Spitzing, Gunter
ISBN-13 : 9789625930688
Pages : 138

Description :

This is a handytravel-sized Balinese phrase book with additional information about the Balinese language.


As any seasoned traveler knowsthe ability to communicate in the language of the country you are visiting makes a very big difference in the experiences you have. Even a basic grasp of a few essentials will help you to relate to the peopleget where you want to gopay the right pricesand get much more out of your visit. That’s the reason for this book which is designed especially for travelers to Bali. The emphasis is on effective communicationnot grammar rules or tourist phrases. It is organized to be as simpleconciseand useful as possibly. With this book and a few hours of practice you can start speaking Balinese. Key features of this Balinese phrasebook are:

  • Very compact travel size.
  • Hundreds of useful Balinese words and phrases.
  • Arranged by topic and situation for easy use.
  • Balinese grammarpronunciation and body-language guides.
  • A comparative history of the Balinese language and its relation to Indonesian.
  • Balinese dictionary and appendix for easy reference.

Using this book: Begin by going over the Balinese pronunciation and grammar guides brieflyreturning to them as needed. The on to the basics: greetingstime and numbers. The rest of the book offers sections dealing with situations and activities you’ll be part of. The three special sections are designed for easy reference to especially useful information. The glossary and appendix complete the guide.


Good luck and good traveling

Weight 1 kg


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