Essential Indonesian Phrasebook and Dictionary: Speak Indonesian with Confidence!


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Essential Indonesian Phrasebook and Dictionary: Speak Indonesian with Confidence!


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Every traveler heading to Indonesia should bring along a copy of Tim Hannigan’s Essential Indonesian Phrasebook and Dictionary! This popular, dynamically illustrated volume presents all the practical everyday phrases and expressions visitors need when exploring this fascinating country. Hannigan, a travel journalist and award-winning author, has updated his popular guide with 20 percent new content.

Packed with over 1,500 useful phrases, this book provides:

Essential Indonesian expressions enabling you to initiate conversations and to ask and answer simple questions

A pronunciation guide and grammar notes explaining the basic sounds and sentence patterns of the language

New manga illustrations providing visual cues for using the phrases in their appropriate contexts

Phrases for technology, WiFi, smartphones and social media

An easy-to-use English-Indonesian dictionary with over 2,000 terms and expressions

Travel tips, cultural and etiquette notes for avoiding social blunders!

Whether travelers have zero or moderate familiarity with the language, this is a reference they’ll turn to again and again when visiting Indonesia and interacting with Indonesian speakers.

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Dimensions 191 × 127 mm

Tim Hannigan

Author Bio

Tim Hannigan's first book Murder in the Hindu Kush was shortlisted for the Boardman-Tasker Prize. His second book Raffles and the British Invasion of Java won the 2013 John Brooks Award. His features and travel articles appear regularly in newspapers and magazines in Indonesia and beyond. He has also authored A Brief History of Indonesia and Making Out in Indonesian and edited A Brief History of Bali.



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Paperback / softback

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