Titel: The Right Word in Cantonese (Revised Edition) - 廣州話指南(增訂版) The Right Word in Cantonese
Author / Editor: 關彩華 Kwan Choi Wah
ISBN: 978-962-07-1898-4, 9789620718984
Publisher: The Commercial Press Hongkong - 香港商務
Language: bilingual Chinese-English
Date of Publication: 2010.11
Number of pages: 269
Dimensions: 21 x 14 cm
The Right Word in Cantonese is a quick reference for everyday vocabulary with specialized glossaries of material specifically applicable to life in Hong Kong.
In this revised edition, with a total of 7,800 entries, all information has been updated and new entries have been added.
‧新增兩個部分： “如何形容人、表達感情”；“節日名稱、相關詞語及祝賀語”。Yale 注音裏用橫畫標示分詞，方便讀者看每個字的注音
Featuring two new sections about how to describe people and major festivals in Hong Kong, this revised edition is complete with English entries, Yale Romanizations with syllable breaks and Chinese characters.
With exercise and an audio CD. This is a handy, accurate, concise yet comprehensive dictionary for students of Cantonese and a practical handbook for visitors to Hong Kong.
Miss Kwan taught at the Chinese Language Centre of the Chinese University of Hong Kong from 1975 to 2004. She is a member of the International Society for Chinese Language Teaching, Beijing, China, and the Chinese Language Teachers Association, U.S.A.
Miss Kwan co-authored the Cantonese-English Dictionary, Textbooks for Cantonese and authored the book Old Testament Bible Stories, published by the Chinese Language Centre, the Chinese University of Hong Kong. She also authored the articles "Several Points on Teaching a Second Language" and "Language Environment and Language Teaching", published by Beijing Institute of Language, China.