Italian Phrases For Dummies

Italian Phrases For Dummies

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Everyday conversations in Italian made easy

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.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 216 pages
  • 108 x 186 x 14mm | 158.76g
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Foster City, United States
  • English
  • Bilingual edition
  • Bilingual
  • 0764572032
  • 9780764572036
  • 232,278

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Quick & easy approach gives you language fundamentals up front

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
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Table of contents

Introduction.
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.


Index.
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About Francesca Romana Onofri

Francesca Romana Onofri is an Italian teacher and translator.


Karen Moeller is a veteran language teacher and author.
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