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Have you ever landed in another country not even knowing how to say 'thanks' (sheh sheh), or ask for directions to the station (chiu dee tieh tzen moor tzow)?
Sick of the mime game? We've all been there, which is why World Nomads created this free phrasebook app to accompany you on your next adventure.
Get the basics before you go with 40+ helpful phrases, including:
Learn how to ask for directions, find a place to stay and order a baiiju.
From staying out of trouble to learning to flirt, we have you covered.
Speak like a local with a 15-minute language lesson.
Haven't decided on a destination yet? We've got 25 other phrasebooks to keep you connected, wherever you're going.
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This only has the basics of Mandarin but seems to have many of the essential phrases for beginners.
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