Phrase Books

Did you know that Monty Python's Hungarian Phrase Book sketch was inspired by a real extremely badly executed Hungarian Phrase book? Rest assured none of the books listed below are like that. We have no hovercrafts full of eels at The Map Shop!

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Phrase Books & Dictionaries
Berlitz Phrase Books - from AUD$10.95
Includes bilingual dictionary and Quick Reference plus basic expressions for:
  • Accomodations
  • Eating out
  • Travel
  • Sightseeing
  • Stores & services
  • Health
Titles available include:
Arabic,Chinese Cantonese, Chinese Mandarin, Czech, Danish, Dutch, European, Finnish, French, German, Greek and more

Berlitz also publish a range of compact and pocket sized vinyl covered Dictionaries including French, German, Italian, Croatian, Russian and more

Lonely Planet Phrase Books

Pocket sized language guides with all the essential words and phrases a traveller needs. Features vocabulary lists, easy-to-follow pronunciation keys and two-way dictionaries. Over 50 titles including:
  • Brazilian Portugese - AUD$11.95
  • Cantonese - AUD$13.95
  • East Timor - AUD$11.95
  • Farsi (Persian) - AUD$11.95
  • Greek - AUD$13.95
  • German - AUD$13.95
  • Malay - AUD$11.95
  • Hill Tribes (of S. E. Asia) - AUD$9.95
  • Tibetan - AUD$11.95
  • Nepali - AUD$11.95
Also available: Russian, Quechua (language of the Andes), Thai, Hebrew, Scandinavian, Hungarian and more.

Collins Phrase Books
Also available are a range of Collins phrasebooks including the Gem series (also with audio CD - see below).

Phrasebook for talking, Sign Guide for exploring, Food Guide for enjoyimg, Dictionary for understanding.
Practise before you go with a 60 minute free audio guide for download.

Phrase Books with Audio CD

Berlitz Travel Packs - AUD$29.95 each

Cantonese Chinese - 224 page phrase book + audio CD
  • 1200 words and phrases
  • sections colour-coded by topic
  • dictionary
  • menu reader
  • emergency expressions
  • and more
Also available:
Mandarin Chinese, Arabic, Czech, French, German, Greek, Dutch, Hebrew, Hindi, Indonesian, Italian, Korean, Japanese, Latin American Spanish, Polish, Portugese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish and Vietnamese

If we don't have one in stock on the day we can order them for you.

Collins Gem Phrasebooks with Audio CD - AUD$19.95 each

Small top-pocket-sized  format phrasebooks from the Collins Gem series with accompanying CD.

Titles available:
Arabic, Cantonese, Croatian, Japanes, Korean, Polish, Russian and more

Also available - Course in Basic French - AUD$49.95
6 CDs, book and online content.

Earworms - Berlitz Musical Brain Trainer
Presented in a DVD style plastic case each one includes a phrase booklet and MP3/iPod compatible data on CD. This revolutionary new learning technique is effortless and enjoyable. Combines music and 200+ essential words and phrases per volume.

2 volumes per language are available.
Volume 1
is your survival kit of essential words and phrases to get you by on your trip abroad.
AUD$24.95 each
Volume 2 will have you talking about yourself, past, present and future, expressing your opinions, chatting and flirting!
AUD$24.95 each

French, Spanish, German, Russian, Portuguese, Italian, Japanese, Greek, Mandarin Chinese

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