Italian Phrases For Dummies
Italy is a perennially popular destination for Americans, with three cities (Florence, Rome, and Venice) among the top ten in Travel & Leisure's 2003 "World's Best Cities" poll. This concise, easy-to-use guide helps travelers and students get up to speed fast on conversational Italian, showcasing the most commonly used words and phrases.
Francesca Romana Onofri is an Italian translator and teacher.
Karen Moller is a writer who has worked on several Italian-language projects for Berlitz.
- Paperback | 216 pages
- 108 x 186 x 14mm | 158.76g
- 23 Jul 2004
- John Wiley & Sons Inc
- Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
- Foster City, United States
- Bilingual edition
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Back cover copy
Words to Know sections help you find the right words fast
Pronunciation keys let you talk the talk
Hundreds of useful phrases at your fingertips
Speak Italian -- instantly!
Shopping. Ordering dinner. Chatting about the weather. Talking about your family. Dealing with emergencies. Whether you're a traveler or student, this handy Italian phrase book makes everyday communication a breeze!
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Discover how to: Get directions, shop, and eat out Talk numbers, dates, time, and money Chat about family and work Discuss sports and the weather Deal with problems and emergencies
Table of contents
Chapter 1: I Say It How? Speaking Italian.
Chapter 2: Grammar on a Diet: Just the Basics.
Chapter 3: Numerical Gumbo: Counting of All Kinds.
Chapter 4: Making New Friends and Enjoying Small Talk.
Chapter 5: Enjoying a Drink and a Snack (Or Meal).
Chapter 6: Shop til You Drop!
Chapter 7: Making Leisure a Top Priority.
Chapter 8: When You Gotta Work.
Chapter 9: I Get Around: Transportation.
Chapter 10: Finding a Place to Lay Your Weary Head.
Chapter 11: Dealing with Emergencies.
Chapter 12: Ten Favorite Italian Expressions.
Chapter 13: Ten Phrases That Make You Sound Like a Local.
About Francesca Romana Onofri
Karen Moeller is a veteran language teacher and author.