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Compact and comprehensive, this handy guide belongs in the pocket of every traveler. Built to hold up to years of use, it offers the easiest method ever devised for quickly finding the words, phrases, and sentences you need to communicate clearly. The guide includes over 1,000 up-to-date entries for any occasion, simple pronunciation transcriptions, numbered and indexed entries, quick word substitutions, and a handy bilingual glossary.
Contains over 1,000 useful sentences and phrases for travel or everyday living abroad: food, shopping, medical aid, courtesy, hotels, travel, and other situations. Gives the English phrase, the foreign equivalent, and a transliteration that can be read right off. Also includes many supplementary lists, signs, and aids. All words are indexed.
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Compact and comprehensive, this convenient reference contains more than 2,000 entries of terms for every occasion. Completely updated contents include a 2,500-word English-German dictionary with vocabulary for modern technology, transportation, and communications, plus essential information for travelers and points of interest about language and culture.