Illustrated Hong Kong Cantonese
Cantonese, Putonghua, Tagalog, Bahasa Indonesia, English
SOW Publishing
Publication Date
July, 2018
First edition
         【Online Purchase】
  1. Tailor-made for helpers working in Hong Kong! The book is divided into 5 categories: ‘Basic’, ‘Living’, ‘Shopping’, ‘Eating’ and ‘Having fun’, over 2000 words and covering a wide spectrum of living experiences in Hong Kong.
  2. 5-language translation (Cantonese, Mandarin, Tagalog, Bahasa Indonesia and English) together with indication of pinyin and illustrations, learning made easy!
  3. Illustrations by local designer, showing you a truly authentic Hong Kong in a graceful way.
  4. Online audio clips (Cantonese) available, standard pronunciation in just one scan!



First Section:  Basic
Short sentences, Numbers, Time, Dates, Month‧Days of WEEK, The Four Seasons, Weather‧Climate, Warning Signals, 
The Earth, Animals, Insects, Body, Ways to Address, Professions, Senses‧Feelings, Adjectives, Verbs, Quantifiers


Second Section:  Living in Hong Kong
Directions, Places, Public Facilities, Transportation, Home, Tools, Hospital, Banks, Post Office and Regions, Airport, 
Hotel, Hong Kong Map, Common Names


Third Section:  Shopping in Hong Kong
Small Change, Colors‧Sizes, Styles, Clothes, Bags, Shoes, Electrical Appliances, Sundries, Skin Care Products, Cosmetics,
Accessories, Book Genres, Stationery, Flowers, Musical Instruments, Dried Seafood and Crude Medicine, Common Shops


Fourth Section:  Eating in Hong Kong
Utensils, Cooking Methods, Seasoning, Ingredients, Meat, Frozen Food, Seafood, Vegetables, Fruits, Restaurant Categories, 
Cha Chaan Ting [Typical Hong Kong-style Restaurant], Drinks, Chinese Restaurants, Dishes, Roasted Meat, Congee, 
Fried Dough Food, Bakery, Street Snacks, Traditional Local Snacks, Side Dishes, Snacks, Desserts, Common Shops


Fifth Section fifth:  Having Fun in Hong Kong
Tourist Attractions, Touring, Sports, Entertainment‧Recreation, Massage, Hairstyles, Cosmetology, Nail Art, 
Board Games and Card Games