In Other Words
Paperback ISBN: 1101911468
The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of "Unaccustomed Earth" traces her enduring love affair with the Italian language that prompted her family's move to Rome, where her efforts to master the language as a writer shaped her feelings of belonging and exile.
The Fine Art Of The Gesture : A Supplement to the Italian Dictionary
Paperback ISBN: 0811847748
Attenzione! They say that a gesture is worth a thousand words, and when it comes to speaking with your hands, the Italians speak volumes. This quirky handbook of Italian gestures, first published in 1958 by renowned Milanese artist and graphic designer Bruno Munari, will help the phalange-phobic decipher the unspoken language of gestures a language not found in any dictionary. Charming black-and-white photos and wry captions evoke an Italy of days gone by. Speak Italian gives a little hand to anyone who has ever been at a loss for words.
Italian Pronouns and Prepositions
Paperback ISBN: 0071753826
Based on the successful approach of the Practice Makes Perfect series, Italian Pronouns and Prepositions offers a clear and engaging presentation of all aspects of pronoun and preposition usage, combined with extensive practice, for beginning and intermediate language learners. This new edition features a new review chapter that allows learners to pull together the grammar skills they’ve acquired. About the Book This new edition in the successful Practice Makes Perfect series, Practice Makes Perfect: Italian Pronouns and Prepositions offers a detailed examination of these two essential aspects of grammar, which language learners need to master to communicate with confidence. Learners of a foreign language often have difficulty with these areas because the usage of pronouns or prepositions rarely translates directly from English to the new language. Thus, language learners need much more practice in the areas of pronoun and preposition usage than is provided in general grammar books. This book provides clear explanations of the usage of pronouns and prepositions, followed by practical examples illustrating and clarifying each point. Extensive and varied exercises provide ample opportunity to practice. Answers to all questions are provided at the back of the book, providing immediate feedback. The new edition features a brand-new review chapter that allows learners to pull together the grammar skills they’ve acquired throughout the book. Key Selling Features - New edition features a brand-new review chapter - Details all aspects of pronoun and preposition usage - Clarifies the subtleties of pronouns and prepositions that often escape language learners - Highly varied and extensive exercises for practice - Practical and high-frequency vocabulary used throughout - Answer key provided for reference and quick feedback - Combines the best elements of instruction and practice so readers find all they need in one book.
DK Bilingual Visual Dictionary Italian-English
Paperback ISBN: 0756612969
Featuring hundreds of full-color photographs and illustrations, these dramatic language references are organized by common subject categories, including home, eating out, transportation, health, and work, to provide quick and easy access to foreign terms, and encompass thousands of annotated terms and comprehensive indexes.
Italian Universal Dictionary (berlitz Universal Dictionary) (italian and English Edition)
Trade Paperback ISBN: 9812683550
Containing up to 36,000 entries, these dictionaries capture core words of the language, along with the various jargon, plus additional grammatical information. Headwords are written in blue, to improve ease of use and quick reference.
Read & Think Italian
Italian Paperback ISBN: 1259836339
A first-class ticket to building key Italian language skills From the bestselling Read & Think series, this fully-illustrated guide brings the Italian language to life! In addition to introducing, developing, and growing key vocabulary, this book gives you an insider’s look at Italian life—from Italy’s coffee culture to regional festivals, and from biographies of famous Italians (from Leonardo to Sophia Loren) to articles on the history and gastronomy of the country. Including more than 100 engaging articles written by native Italian-speakers, each one provides a bilingual glossary on the same page, allowing you to learn without stopping to look up new or unfamiliar words. Each chapter contains several exercises to reinforce comprehension and the new premium edition features streaming audio recordings of more than 40 readings (70 minutes) and over 7,000 vocabulary items by flashcard, easily accessible online or on any mobile device, through the unique McGraw-Hill Education Language Lab app.
Lonely Planet Italian Phrasebook & Dictionary
Paperback ISBN: 1787014681
Lonely Planet: The world's #1 phrasebook publisher* Lonely Planet Italian Phrasebook & Dictionary is your handy passport to culturally enriching travels with the most relevant and useful Italian phrases and vocabulary for all your travel needs. Order an espresso like a local, ask shop keepers about the latest fashions and bargain for fresh produce at the market; all with your trusted travel companion. With language tools in your back pocket, you can truly get to the heart of wherever you go, so begin your journey now! Get More From Your Trip with Easy-to-Find Phrases for Every Travel Situation! - Feel at ease with essential tips on culture, manners, idioms and multiple meanings - Order with confidence, explain food allergies, and try new foods with the menu decoder - Save time and hassles with vital phrases at your fingertips - Never get stuck for words with the 3500-word two-way, quick-reference dictionary - Be prepared for both common and emergency travel situations with practical phrases and terminology - Meet friends with conversation starter phrases - Get your message across with easy-to-use pronunciation guides Inside Lonely Planet Italian Phrasebook & Dictionary: - Full-colour throughout - User-friendly layout organised by travel scenario categories - Survival phrases inside front cover for at-a-glance on-the-fly cues - Convenient features - 5 Phrases to Learn Before You Go - 10 Ways to Start a Sentence - 10 Phrases to Sound like a Local - Listen For - phrases you may hear - Look For - phrases you may see on signs - Shortcuts - easy-to-remember alternatives to the full phrases - Q &A - suggested answers to questions asked - Covers - Basics - time, dates, numbers, amounts, pronunciation, reading tips, grammar rules - Practical - travel with kids, disabled travellers, sightseeing, business, banking, post office, internet, phones, repairs, bargaining, accommodation, directions, border crossing, transport - Social - meeting people, interests, feelings, opinions, going out, romance, culture, activities, weather - Safe Travel - emergencies, police, doctor, chemist, dentist, symptoms, conditions - Food - ordering, at the market, at the bar, dishes, ingredients The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Italian Phrasebook & Dictionary, a pocket-sized comprehensive language guide, provides on-the-go language assistance; great for language students and travellers looking to interact with locals and immerse themselves in local culture. About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travellers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves. The world awaits! *#1 phrasebook publisher. Source: Nielsen Bookscan UK, US & AUS