There's one thing every traveler heading to Indonesia needs to pack: Essential Indonesian Phrasebook and Dictionary! This dynamically illustrated volume presents all the practical everyday phrases and expressions visitors need while exploring this fascinating country. Hannigan, a travel journalist and award-winning author, has updated his popular guide with 20 percent more content. This book, packed with more than 1,500 useful phrases for everyday use, provides: Indonesian expressions that enable users 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 language in its appropriate context Phrases for technology, WiFi, smartphones, and social media An easy-to-use English-Indonesian dictionary with more than 2,000 terms and expressions Travel tips, cultural notes, and etiquette 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.
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.