October 2017 Non-Fiction Berkeley Books

Tuttle Concise Tagalog Dictionary: Tagalog-English English-Tagalog Joi Barrios, Agnes Magtoto

Paperback | Oct 2015 | Tuttle Publishing | 9780804839143 | 608pp | 152x102mm | GEN | AUD$24.99

The Tuttle Concise Tagalog Dictionary gives you the most complete and up-to-date translations from English to Tagalog/Filipino and is the most current dictionary available today. 

Designed primarily for English speakers, it can also be used by Tagalog speakers who are learning English. The dictionary is bidirectional with over 20,000 entries covering the everyday vocabulary used in all educational, work-related, and tourist situations. For each entry, in addition to giving all useful definitions, information is given on the part of speech, common collocations, and the pronunciation of the word. An introduction at the front provides a guide to pronunciation, as well as other grammar pointers and explanations. For ease of use, this dictionary is divided into two parts: Tagalog–English and English–Tagalog.

Key highlights of this Tagalog dictionary are: 

  • Over 20,000 entries cover everyday words that are used in educational, work-related, and tourist situations
  • Extensive information on parts of speech, common collocations, and the pronunciation of each word
  • A helpful introduction provides a guide to pronunciation and many other Tagalog grammar pointers and explanations.