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Lonely Planet, 2008 - Foreign Language Study - 398 pages
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Over one billion people speaking in 22 official languages - it'd be easy to mistake your Kashmiri from your Konkani, but not with this little beauty in your backpack. You'll be conversing effortlessly across the whole inspiring land.

This phrasebook covers: Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Kashmiri, Konkani, Malayalam, Marathi, Marwari (Rajasthani), Oriya, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu and Urdu.

  • Covers 15 of the 22 languages
  • Thorough food and culture section
  • Practicalities like transport and accommodation
  • Maps to show you what language is spoken where

Lonely Planet gets you to the heart of a place. Our job is to make amazing travel experiences happen. We visit the places we write about each and every edition. We never take freebies for positive coverage, so you can always rely on us to tell it like it is.

Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet, Shahara Ahmed, Richard Delacy, Omkar N. Koul, Aruna Magier, Hari Prasad Nadig, Bert Naik, Amrit Parmar, Jatinder Singh, and Madhu Thaker.

About Lonely Planet: Started in 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel guide publisher with guidebooks to every destination on the planet, as well as an award-winning website, a suite of mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet's mission is to enable curious travellers to experience the world and to truly get to the heart of the places they find themselves in.

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Contents

alphabet
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Ass Ben Guj Hin Kan Kash Kon Mal Mrt Mwr Ori Pun Tam Tel
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46 71 95 119 143 167
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359
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making conversation 23 47 71 95 119 143 167 191 215 239 263 288 312 335 359 eating out 24 48 72 96 120 144 169 193 216 240 264 289 313 ...
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indias languages 382 indian english
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About the author (2008)

Anthony Sattin is the author of several works of nonfiction and fiction, including the highly acclaimed travel book about Egypt, The Pharaoh's Shadow, and an account of the search for Timbuktu, The Gates of Africa. Anthony discovered Florence Nightingale's previously unpublished letters from Egypt, which the New York Times called a publishing coup. He is the editior of Lonely Planet's A House Somewhere: Tales of Life Abroad, and has contributed to Lonely Planet's Morocco and Algeria books. He is based in London but spends half his year traveling, much of it in Egypt and elsewhere in North Africa. A longtime regular contributor to the London Sunday Times as both feature writer and literary critic, Anthony's works has appeared in Vanity Fair, GQ and a range of other publications, including Conde Nast Traveller, which recently described him as one of the 10 key influences on contemporary travel writing.

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