It's never a good idea to be overly-relient on techlogy while traveling! Look up words quickly and easily with this great little Chinese dictionary. Tuttle Mini Chinese Dictionary is ideal for any application where a handy and portable dictionary is required. Intended for use by tourists, students, and business people traveling to China or as a Mandarin language study reference Mini Chinese Dictionary is an essential tool for communicating in Chinese and is a great way to learn Chinese. It's useful pocket-sized format and easy-to read type will make translating Chinese much easier. In addition to being an excellent English to Chinese dictionary and Chinese to English dictionary Mini Chinese Dictionary contains important tes on the Chinese language, Chinese grammar and Mandarin pronunciation. All Chinese words are written in a Romanized form as well as Chinese characters script (hanzi) so that in the case of difficulties the book can simply be shown to the person the user is trying to communicate with. This mini dictionary contains the following essential features: Bidirectional Chinese to English and English to Chinese. Over 12,000 essential Chinese words, as well as useful Chinese expressions and idioms. Headwords printed in blue for quick and easy reference. A basic overview of Chinese grammar and pronunciation. All the latest Chinese social media and computer terms. May be used for all U.S. ESL standardized testing.