Phrase Book


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Phrase Book

 

an elementary aid for communicating in a foreign language in common real-life situations. Phrase books may be bilingual or multilingual. The language material selected for inclusion in such books consists of individual words, complete sentences, phrases, and fragments of connected text. The material is arranged thematically by situation. Foreign translations are provided either in the conventional writing system or by means of a simplified transcription based on the alphabet of the language of the person for whom the phrase book is intended.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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