Synopses & Reviews
The dictionary & phrasebook series now offers 67 languages! Each book comprises an introduction to the language, an alphabet and pronunciation guide, a basic grammar, a two-way dictionary, and a phrasebook. The grammar section presents the language's main features, such as verbs, nouns, adjectives, gender and declension. Easy-to-follow explanations enable users to have simple conversations with native speakers. Since Slovenia, situated between Italy and Croatia on the "sunny side" of the Alps, gained independence in 1991, it has become a popular travel destination for those who enjoy its verdant hills, lush forests, and rugged mountains. This Dictionary & Phrasebook is designed to bridge the communication gap between western travelers and Slovenes. The bilingual dictionary incorporates basic vocabulary terms as well as Slovene slang, while the travel-oriented phrasebook includes cultural information, such as an overview of the national cuisine and a special chapter for business travel. The book also has a pronunciation guide with an introduction to Slovene phonetics, as well as a concise grammar.