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De Mente, Boye

Overview
Works: 194 works in 931 publications in 8 languages and 25,341 library holdings
Genres: Conversation and phrase books  Phrase books  Terminology  Encyclopedias  Glossaries, vocabularies, etc  Controlled vocabularies  Terms and phrases  Handbooks and manuals  Self-instruction  Guidebooks 
Roles: Author
Classifications: HF5387, 395.52
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Most widely held works about Boye De Mente
 
Most widely held works by Boye De Mente
Japanese etiquette & ethics in business by Boye De Mente( Book )

40 editions published between 1987 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 1,811 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Instant Chinese : how to express 1,000 different ideas with just 100 key words and phrases by Boye De Mente( )

14 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in English and Chinese and held by 1,303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author has chosen only the words you'll hear and use again and again. Even with a vocabulary this small, you'll be surprised how quickly and fluently you too can communicate in Chinese
Chinese etiquette & ethics in business by Boye De Mente( Book )

33 editions published between 1989 and 2004 in English and Hebrew and held by 1,223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores taboos, work habits, attitudes, sensitivities and other characteristics of Chinese society that affect business
How to do business with the Japanese : a complete guide to Japanese customs and business practices by Boye De Mente( Book )

33 editions published between 1986 and 1994 in English and Spanish and held by 1,206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Korean etiquette & ethics in business by Boye De Mente( Book )

21 editions published between 1988 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Etiquette guide to China : know the rules that make the difference by Boye De Mente( )

13 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in English and held by 1,195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the Publisher: Whether you're traveling for business or pleasure, whether your stay will be long or short, your visit to China will be more pleasurable and effective if you understand your host culture and how to work within it. Etiquette Guide to China is a vital guide for visitors to the world's newest financial superpower. Learn the essentials of interacting, such as how to address people you meet, if you should bow or shake hands, and how to behave out on the town, in the boardroom or when attending a wedding. Filled with practical advice on minding your manners in China, Etiquette Guide to China will be the most indispensable item you'll carry on your trip
Survival Chinese : how to communicate without fuss or fear, instantly! by Boye De Mente( )

11 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in English and held by 958 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A handy Mandarin Chinese phrasebook and guide to the Chinese language, Survival Chinese contains basic vocabulary necessary for getting around. This book contains all the necessary words and phrases for speaking Mandarin Chinese in any kind of setting. Perfect for students, tourists, or business people learning Mandarin or traveling to China or Taiwan, it also contains a beginner guide to the Mandarin language, allowing for a deeper understanding of Chinese than a typical Mandarin phrasebook or Chinese dictionary. The book is broken into four basic sections: Common Chinese Expressions and Key Words, Essential Chinese Communication Tools, Chinese Travel Vocabulary, and making your own sentences. All Chinese words and phrases are written in Romanized form ( pinyin ) as well phonetically, making pronouncing Chinese a breeze. For example, the word for reservation, yuding is also written as yuu-deeng. Authentic Chinese characters ( hanzi ) are also included so that in the case of difficulties the book can be shown to the person the user is trying to communicate with. This phrasebook includes: Hundreds of useful Chinese words and expressions; An A-Z index which allows the book to function as a English to Chinese dictionary; Romanized forms, phonetic spellings, and Chinese Characters ( Hanzi ) for all words and phrases; A concise background and history of the Chinese language; A complete guide to Chinese pronunciations; A concise guide to using Chinese tones; A brief introduction to Chinese grammar; Not everyone has time to attend regular Mandarin Chinese classes. A busy schedule, however, does not mean you cannot learn Mandarin. With this fun and easy Chinese phrase book you will soon be speaking Chinese without fear or fuss!
Japanese in plain English by Boye De Mente( Book )

10 editions published between 1986 and 2007 in English and held by 856 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An alphabetical listing of over 1,200 terms and phrases, organized for speakers of English and featuring information on the pronunciation and common usage of each term
Korean in plain English by Boye De Mente( Book )

10 editions published between 1987 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 622 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With Korean in Plain English, you can speak Korean in no time! Its easy-to-use pronunciation system and straightforward presentation of the basics of the language-with plenty of useful sentences-help you break the language barrier quickly and confidently. Start on the right foot and speak Korean with ease: Good morning! Annyong hashim nikka! (Ahn-nyong hah-sheem nee-kkah!), Thank you! Kamsahamnida! (Kahm-sah-hahm-nee-dah!), That was really a funny movie. Chongmallo usuun yonghwa imnida. (Chahng-mahl-loh uu-sue-uun yahng-hwah eem-nee-dah.), Please call the police. Kyongchal-ul pullo chuseyo. (Kyong-chahl-uul puul-lah chuu-say-yoe.), May I have some sauce, please? Sosu jom chushipshio? (Soh-sue johm chuu-sheep-shee-oh?), You are beautiful. Tangshin-un arumdapgunyo. (Tahng-sheen-uun ah-rume-dahp-guun-yoe.)
Survival Japanese : how to communicate without fuss or fear -- instantly! by Boye De Mente( )

29 editions published between 1991 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 585 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A handy Japanese phrasebook and guide to the Japanese language, Survival Japanese contains basic vocabulary necessary for getting around. This book contains all the necessary words and phrases for speaking Japanese in any kind of setting. Perfect for students, tourists, or business people learning Japanese or travelling to Japan, it also contains a beginner guide to the Japanese language, allowing for a deeper understanding of Japanese than a typical Japanese phrasebook or Japanese dictionary. The book is broken into two basic sections: Common Japanese Expressions and Key Words, and Japanese Pronunciation Guides for Key Japanese Names and Signs. All Japanese words and phrases are written in Romanized form as well phonetically, making pronouncing Japanese a breeze. For example, the word for hotel, hoteru is also written as hoe-tay-rue. Authentic Japanese script (Kanji and Kana) is also included so that in the case of difficulties the book can be shown to the person the user is trying to communicate with. This phrasebook includes: Hundreds of useful Japanese words and expressions. Romanized forms, phonetic spellings, and Japanese script (Kanji and Kana) for all words and phrases. A concise background and history of the Japanese language. A pronunciation guide for Japanese words including long vowels, double consonants, and accents. A guide to Japanese grammar including word order, questions, singular vs. plural, and formal, vs. informal. Not everyone has time to attend regular Japanese classes. A busy schedule, however, does not mean you cannot learn Japanese. With this fun and easy Japanese phrase book you will soon be speaking Japanese without fear or fuss!
Etiquette guide to Japan : know the rules that make the difference! by Boye De Mente( Book )

30 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in English and Japanese and held by 578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Whether you're in Japan for business or pleasure, spend a few hours with Etiquette Guide to Japan - not only will you save yourself a world of embarrassment, you'll find the answers to a plethora of puzzling protocols: Why is no one using their phone on the train? ; Why is half the population wearing masks? ; Why do my Japanses colleagues still use a fax machine? From name cards, bowing, and bathrooms to the latest in mobile phone manners and contemporary workplace etiquette, this revised and updated guide to Japanese cultural expectations will ensure a farewell to faux pas both inside and outside the office. -- from back cover
Instant Japanese phrase book : how to express 1000 different ideas with just 100 key words and phrases by Boye De Mente( )

14 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in English and Japanese and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learn 100 Japanese words and phrases and say 1,000 things. The trick is knowing which 100 words to learn, but the author, De Mente has solved the problem, choosing only those words you'll hear again and again
Instant Korean : how to express 1,000 different ideas with just 100 key words and phrases by Boye De Mente( )

10 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in English and held by 543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's amazing how 100 key words and phrases provide instant communication!Do you want to speak simple Korean but are too busy to study it? Are you visiting Korea for a short time and want a Korean phrase book to help you communicate? If so, this Korean phrasebook for you. It's tiny 0.4 x 4.1 x 5.9 inches size makes it incredibly convenient to travel with but without losing the most essential content for communication. This new, expanded edition contains 15% more content, fun manga-style illustrations, and additional information on which destinations, personalities and trends are hot in Korea right now!The idea of Instant Korean is simple--learn 100 words and phrases and say 1,000 things. The trick is knowing which 100 words to learn, but the author Boye Demente has solved the problem, choosing only those words you'll hear again and again. Even with a Korean language vocabulary this small, you'll be surprised how quickly you can learn Korean and how fluently you too can communicate in Korean. An English-Korean glossary makes looking up words and phrases simple and quick. Here's a sample of what you'll be able to do with this Korean phrasebook: Meet people. Go shopping. Ask directions. Ride the subway. Order food and drinks. And much more
Chinese in plain English by Boye De Mente( Book )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in English and held by 539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book offers over 1,000 key terms and phrases in phoneticized Chinese for instant use. Just pronounce the phonetics in English and the sound comes out in Chinese (or close enough!). Ideal for vacationing travelers and short-time business visitors. - Publisher
The Chinese have a word for it : the complete guide to Chinese thought and culture by Boye De Mente( Book )

19 editions published between 1995 and 2000 in English and Chinese and held by 444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the underlying meanings of more than three hundred key words and expressions from the Chinese language and discusses how they are related to contemporary Chinese culture
Survival Korean : how to communicate without fuss or fear instantly by Boye De Mente( )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in English and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book contains all the necessary words and phrases for speaking Korean in any kind of setting. Perfect for students, tourists, or business people learning Korean or traveling to Korea, it also contains a beginner guide to the Korean language, allowing for a deeper understanding of Korean than a typical Korean phrasebook or Korean dictionary."--Publisher's description
Japan encyclopedia by Boye De Mente( Book )

8 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Nearly 1,000 subjects are covered in an easy-to-read, A-to-Z format, from history, politics, and economics to the arts, education, business, and social customs."--Jacket
Japan made easy by Boye De Mente( Book )

16 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This practical guide is filled with tips on handling everyday and unexpected events, along with insights about key customs in Japan. It makes living and traveling in today's Japan a fascinating and satisfying experience by helping readers to cross the culture bridge.--From publisher description
NTC's dictionary of Mexican cultural code words by Boye De Mente( Book )

4 editions published in 1996 in English and Spanish and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book explores the meanings of, and cultural context for, over 100 essential Mexican expressions, providing the reader with a map to the character and personality of the Mexican people
Japanese manners & ethics in business by Boye De Mente( Book )

31 editions published between 1960 and 1981 in 3 languages and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Instant Chinese : how to express 1,000 different ideas with just 100 key words and phrasesChinese etiquette & ethics in businessHow to do business with the Japanese : a complete guide to Japanese customs and business practicesKorean etiquette & ethics in businessEtiquette guide to China : know the rules that make the differenceSurvival Chinese : how to communicate without fuss or fear, instantly!Japanese in plain EnglishKorean in plain English
Alternative Names
Boyé Lafayette De Mente.

Boyé Lafayette De Mente American journalist and writer

Boyé Lafayette De Mente Amerikaans journalist

Boyé, Mente De

D. メンテ, ボイエ・L.

De Mente B. 1928-

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De Mente, Boyé 1928-

De Mente, Boyé Lafayette.

De Mente, Boyé Lafayette 1928-

Demente, Boye

DeMente, Boyé 1928-

Demente, Boye L.

Lafayette, Boyé, 1928-

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Lafayette-DeMente, Boye 1928-

Meng-tʻieh

Meng-tìeh 1928-

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Te Meng-tʻieh, Po-yeh La-fa-yeh

Te Meng-tìeh, Po-yeh La-fa-yeh 1928-

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