Synopses & Reviews
From ATM lingo to train station announcements, this book is packed with useful phrases. Also included is advice on gesturing, telephone tips, and even a handy menu decoder. Features easy-to-read phonetic spellings of common expressions.
-- Hundreds of restaurant and hotel recommendations, selective coverage of famous sights, and a healthy dose of "back door" discoveries
-- The most current information available in any European guidebook
Informative, concise, and practical, Rick Steves' Phrase Book and Dictionary is an essential item for any traveller.
Buon giorno! From ordering calamari in Venice to making new friends in Tuscan hill towns, it helps to speak some of the native tongue. Rick Steves, bestselling author of travel guides to Europe, offers well-tested phrases and key words to cover every situation a traveler is likely to encounter. This handy guide provides key phrases for use in everyday circumstances, complete with phonetic spelling; an English-Italian and Italian-English dictionary; the latest information on European currency and rail transportation, and even a tear-out cheat sheet for continued language practice as you wait in line at the Sistine Chapel. Informative, concise, and practical, Rick Steves' Italian Phrase Book and Dictionary is an essential item for any traveler's zainetto.