Lonely Planet German Phrasebook & Dictionary
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Lonely Planet German Phrasebook & Dictionary

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Lonely Planet: The world's #1 phrasebook publisher*

Lonely Planet German Phrasebook & Dictionary is your handy passport to culturally enriching travels with the most relevant and useful German phrases and vocabulary for all your travel needs. Learn how to order the perfect beer, match it with the tastiest wurst, and ask around for what traditional souvenirs are the best to buy and where to buy them; all with your trusted travel companion. With language tools in your back pocket, you can truly get to the heart of wherever you go, so begin your journey now!

Get More From Your Trip with Easy-to-Find Phrases for Every Travel Situation!



Feel at ease with essential tips on culture, manners, idioms and multiple meanings
Order with confidence, explain food allergies, and try new foods with the menu decoder
Save time and hassles with vital phrases at your fingertips
Never get stuck for words with the 3500-word two-way, quick-reference dictionary
Be prepared for both common and emergency travel situations with practical phrases and terminology
Meet friends with conversation starter phrases
Get your message across with easy-to-use pronunciation guides

Inside Lonely Planet German Phrasebook & Dictionary:



Full-colour throughout
User-friendly layout organised by travel scenario categories
Survival phrases inside front cover for at-a-glance on-the-fly cues
Convenient features

5 Phrases to Learn Before You Go
10 Ways to Start a Sentence
10 Phrases to Sound like a Local
Listen For - phrases you may hear
Look For - phrases you may see on signs
Shortcuts - easy-to-remember alternatives to the full phrases
Q&A - suggested answers to questions asked


Covers

Basics - time, dates, numbers, amounts, pronunciation, reading tips, grammar rules
Practical - travel with kids, disabled travellers, sightseeing, business, banking, post office, internet, phones, repairs, bargaining, accommodation, directions, border crossing, transport
Social - meeting people, interests, feelings, opinions, going out, romance, culture, activities, weather
Safe Travel - emergencies, police, doctor, chemist, dentist, symptoms, conditions
Food - ordering, at the market, at the bar, dishes, ingredients



The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet German Phrasebook & Dictionary, a pocket-sized comprehensive language guide, provides on-the-go language assistance; great for language students and travellers looking to interact with locals and immerse themselves in local culture.



Looking for just the basics? Check out Lonely Planet's Fast Talk German, a pocket-sized, essential language guide designed to get you talking quickly; perfect for a quick trip experience.

Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet, Gunter Muehl, Birgit Jordan, Mario Kaiser

About Lonely Planet: Started in 1973, Lonely Planet is the world's leading travel guide publisher with guidebooks to every destination on the planet, and has been connecting travellers and locals for over 25 years with phrasebooks for 120 languages, more than any other publisher! With an award-winning website, a suite of mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community, Lonely Planet enables curious travellers to experience the world and to truly get to the heart of the places they find themselves. The world awaits!

*#1 phrasebook publisher. Source: Nielsen Bookscan UK, US & AUS
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Product details

  • Paperback | 272 pages
  • 94 x 136 x 16mm | 140g
  • LONELY PLANET PUBLICATIONS
  • Hawthorn, Victoria, Australia
  • English
  • Revised
  • 6th Revised edition
  • Total Colour Pages
  • 174321443X
  • 9781743214435
  • 9,853

Review Text

Don't be put off by the fact that German tends to join words together to express a single notion - it's not hard to tell parts of words, and you'll have fun recognising 'the Football World Cup qualifying match' hidden within Fussballweltmeisterschaftsqualifikationsspiel!Lonely Planet Phrasebooks have been connecting travellers and locals for over a quarter of a century - our phrasebooks and mobile apps cover more than any other publisher!Order the right meal with our menu decoder.
Never get stuck for words with our 3500-word two-way dictionary.
We make language easy with shortcuts, key phrases & common Q&As.
Feel at ease, with essential tips on culture & manners.Coverage includes: Basics, Practical, Social, Safe Travel, Food.
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