An Essential Guide to Singlish

Singlish is one of the most entertaining of all the Asian Englishes and ought to be practiced by anyone visiting Singapore. Even a little knowledge of the language will help visitors to better understand local culture and learning to speak a few words or phrases can enhance the experience of dining out, shopping, and even getting about town. With hilarious illustrations by award-winning cartoonist, Miel this book provides useful tips for bargaining, and a special section on shopping. There are also chapters about food, festivals and customs, and other insights that may coax readers into some very funny moments indeed.