It is designed for English speakers who are studying the Vietnamese language, traveling to Vietnam, or using the language on a daily basis to interact with Vietnamese speakers. It has both Vietnamese to English and English to Vietnamese sections, with enough depth that it may also be used by Vietnamese speakers who are learning or using English. It's depth makes it a great way to learn Vietnamese.
Divided into two parts—Vietnamese–English and English–Vietnamese—this concise dictionary has a total of 25,000 entries. The entries given within each section include all everyday words and expressions used in educational, cultural and tourism contexts in Vietnam today. The entries give core information about:
- Parts of speech of the headwords.
- Useful meanings, common collocations, idiomatic expressions and sample sentences.
- Vietnamese loanwords, many from French, list the original source word as well as alternate Vietnamese words with the same meaning.
- English entries provide additional information such as alternate British or American spellings, singular and plural forms, and irregular verb forms.