Synopses & Reviews
Completely revised and updated, The Pocket Idiot’s Guide to Italian Phrases, Second Edition, is truly the only Italian phrasebook readers will ever need. It employs language-immersion principles similar to The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Learning Italian—a distinctly unique approach in Gabrielle Euvino’s books. Now with more phrases than ever, it also includes extensive word lists and verb charts.
• Nearly 5 million Americans travel to Italy for business and pleasure each year
• Completely revised and updated with the most current Italian idioms and phrases
• New, streamlined grammar and pronunciation sections for easier, more effective use
• Includes tips about Italian culture and dialects, and a clear, practical map of Italy
Are you embarrassed to admit the only Italian you've picked up was from The Godfather? Is al dente the most sophisticated Italian phrase in your vocabulary? Would you like to know more than the difference between fettucine and rigatoni? Well, Rome wasn't built in a day! The Pocket Idiot's Guide to Italian is more than just a directory of words; you'll quickly feel confident with the language--even be able to communicate with native speakers. Whether you're preparing for a vacation or a business trip, this Pocket Idiot's Guide helps you:
About the Author
GABRIELLE EUVINO, author of The Complete Idiot’s Guide® to Learning Italian, has been teaching Italian since 1986 and is the president and founder of La Bella Lingua, an educational immersion program where students visit Italian historical landmarks while learning the language and culture of Italy. She teaches Italian at the Learning Annex in New York City.