Synopses & Reviews
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.
Compact and comprehensive, this convenient, up-to-date reference contains 1,900 numbered entries of terms for every occasion plus a 2,500-word English-Italian dictionary, quick summaries for instant communication, and sidebars with facts, cultural information, slang, and trivia.
Compact and comprehensive, this convenient reference contains nearly 2,000 numbered entries for every occasion. New contents include vocabulary and phrases for modern technology, transportation, and communications, plus essential information for travelers and points of interest about language and culture. Contains a pronunciation guide, an Italian food and drink list, and a 2,500-word English-Italian dictionary.
Table of Contents
Introduction The Italian Alphabet Pronunciation Guide TO BEGIN The Basics Greetings Above and Beyond ESSENTIAL PHRASES Common Idiomatic Expressions Exchanging Information Reporting a Crime Simple Prepositions NUMBERS, TIME AND DATE Numbers Time Date Days of the Week The Months The Seasons MONEY AND BANKING WEATHER TRAVEL Air Travel Passport Control, Luggage and Customs Airport Transportation Train Travel Bus, Subway and Taxi Car Travel LODGING DINING AND DRINKING Restaurant Bars SIGHTSEEING ENTERTAINMENT SHOPPING Clothing and Shoes LAUNDRY AND DRY CLEANING TELEPHONE Making a Telephone Call Local and International Calls Phone Phrases TECHNOLOGY The Italian Keyboard Computer Terms THE ITALIAN POSTAL SERVICE HEALTHCARE Urgent Medical Care The Human Body Ailments Medical Tests Doctor Discussions Women's Healthcare Medicine The Pharmacy The Dentist The Optometrist ATHLETICS AND FITNESS WORDS FOR WOMEN ENGLISH-ITALIAN DICTIONARY INDEX