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Swahili Dictionary and Phrasebook: Swahili-English/English-Swahili
Swahili Dictionary and Phrasebook
Swahili-English/English-Swahili
Paperback      ISBN: 0781809053

The Swahili-speaking coast of Africa has many attractions: its beaches, safaris, and great cultural diversity. This dictionary and phrasebook contains all of the vocabulary and phrases necessary to communicate in Swahili, the most widely spoken African language.

Designed for the visitor, the phrasebook offers vocabulary and phrases for travel and daily life situations. Spoken originally along the eastern coast (the name kiSwahili means 'coastal language'), and now the official language of Tanzania as well as a major language in Kenya, Uganda and the eastern Congo, Swahili is the lingua franca of Eastern Africa, with over 40 million speakers.

This unique, two-part resource provides travelers to Kenya and neighboring nations with the tools they need for daily interaction. The bilingual dictionary has a concise vocabulary for everyday use, and the phrasebook allows instant communication on a variety of topics. Ideal for businesspeople, travelers, students, and aid workers, this guide includes:

  • 4,000 dictionary entries
  • Phonetics that are intuitive for English speakers
  • Essential phrases on topics such as transportation, dining out, and business
  • Concise grammar and pronunciation sections

Swahili for Starters: A Practical Introductory Course: (previously Known as
Swahili for Starters: A Practical Introductory Course
(previously Known as "twende!")
Paperback      ISBN: 0198237839

This book teaches Swahili in its social and cultural context. It introduces the language in a natural manner, beginning with real-life situations in dialogue form, many of which also reveal African cultural attitudes and societal ideas to the reader. Grammar and vocabulary are introduced gradually, along with necessary pronunciation guides.

Swahili-English/English-Swahili Practical Dictionary
Swahili-English/English-Swahili Practical Dictionary
Paperback      ISBN: 0781804809

This bestselling bilingual Swahili dictionary is the also most comprehensive available, with over 35,000 entries that cover the modern vocabulary of politics, telecommunications, the Internet, tourism, business and travel.

Swahili is the most widely spoken African language and the lingua franca of Eastern Africa, including Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, and eastern Congo (Zaire). Intended for both speakers of English or Swahili, the guide also includes appendices of English irregular verbs, Swahili noun classes and useful phrases and vocabulary.

Twi-English/English-Twi Concise Dictionary
Twi-English/English-Twi Concise Dictionary
Paperback      ISBN: 0781802644

A concise Twi-English/ English-Twi dictionary is an unbeatable reference guide for travelers and students. It features over 8,000 entries (each with commonsense phonetics) and useful vocabulary and expressions for travelers to Ghana.

Xhosa-English/ English-Xhosa Dictionary & Phrasebook
Xhosa-English/ English-Xhosa Dictionary & Phrasebook
Paperback      ISBN: 0781813638

There are over 6 million Xhosa speakers in South Africa, where the Xhosa people are the second largest cultural subgroup (after the Zulu). Xhosa is a tonal language known for its clicking sounds. This unique, two-part resource provides travelers to South Africa with the tools they need for daily interaction. The bilingual dictionary has a concise vocabulary for everyday use, and the phrasebook allows instant communication on a variety of topics. Ideal for businesspeople, travelers, students, and aid workers, this guide includes 4,000 dictionary entries; phonetics that are intuitive for English speakers; essential phrases on topics such as transportation, dining out, and business; and concise grammar and pronunciation sections.

Zulu-English/ English-Zulu Dictionary & Phrasebook
Zulu-English/ English-Zulu Dictionary & Phrasebook
by Mawadza
Paperback      ISBN: 0781813646

Zulu is spoken by approximately 16 million people worldwide. Over 10 million of these speakers are in South Africa, where the Zulu are the largest cultural subgroup in the country. This unique, two-part resource provides travelers to South Africa with the tools they need for daily interaction. The bilingual dictionary has a concise vocabulary for everyday use, and the phrasebook allows instant communication on a variety of topics. Ideal for businesspeople, travelers, students, and aid workers, this guide includes 4,000 dictionary entries; phonetics that are intuitive for English speakers; essential phrases on topics such as transportation, dining out, and business; and concise grammar and pronunciation sections.