A handy little guide to the correct usage and pronunciation of names from the main countries across the Asian region. It is designed for anyone who manages mailing lists, teaches international students or interacts regularly with people from anywhere in Asia.
Have you ever:
Success with Asian Names
- wondered how to address people with Asian names in emails and letters?
- had difficulty entering Asian names into databases?
- been unsure how to pronounce an Asian name?
- felt embarrassed or rude because of difficulty with Asian names?
is a hands-on guide for teachers, administrators, librarians, health workers and anyone else who works regularly with people of Asian background.
Covering names from China, Korea, Vietnam, Thailand, Cambodia, Japan, Malaysia, Indonesia, and key language groups from the Indian subcontinent, this is the essential reference guide to using Asian names correctly.