Paperback ISBN: 0071456600
Valuable portable guides packed with essential foreign words and phrases This fresh new series from the language experts at Teach Yourself is just what on-the-go students, businesspeople, and travelers have been looking for. Beginning with an easy-to-read pronunciation guide, each full-color phrase book features all the phrases and sentences readers need to communicate effectively and accurately while abroad. Each Teach Yourself Phrasebook: - Covers all must-know vocabulary and phrases for typical situations, from making reservations and getting around to shopping and obtaining medical help - Includes color-coded bands for quick access to the required topic - Provides easy-to-read transliterations to help travelers with pronunciation, as well as useful travel tips - Includes “expressions you will hear”sections and a 1,000-word dictionary - Offers an appendix with abbreviations, national holidays, distances between cities, conversion tables, embassies and consultates, useful phone numbers, and common signs and notices
Pocket Oxford Italian Dictionary
Paperback ISBN: 0199576165
Portable, affordable, authoritative, and up to date, this fourth edition of the Pocket Oxford Italian Dictionary covers over 90,000 words and phrases, and 120,000 translations of contemporary Italian and English. Hundreds of new words from Italian and English have been added from computing and technology to health and lifestyle, based on findings from the Oxford Languages Tracker. More than just a dictionary, this handy reference book also includes extensive sections on grammar, culture, and communication, giving you the tools you need to communicate effectively and understand aspects of Italian culture. The grammar supplement provides full information on key points of Italian grammar, including verb tables for quick reference. The section on culture offers lively and useful information on life in both the Italian-speaking world and the English-speaking world, covering everything from political institutions to how weddings are celebrated. The communication supplement gives help with all types of correspondence, including example letters, emails, and resumes, and a guide to text messaging. Also new to this edition is a brand-new section on the Internet and online services.
Advanced Italian Grammar
Italian Paperback ISBN: 0071476946
The only way to advance your knowledge of a second language is to practice, practice, practice. From the present tense of regular verbs to direct object pronouns, this comprehensive guide and workbook covers all aspects of Italian grammar that you need to master. Focusing on the areas of Italian grammar that are essential for formulating complex constructions that make speech much more interesting, each unit of Practice Makes Perfect: Advanced Italian Grammar features clear explanations, numerous realistic examples, and lots of engaging exercises. Practice Makes Perfect: Advanced Italian Grammar makes mastering grammar easy with: -Clear, down-to-earth, easy-to-follow explanations that make even the most complex principles easy to understand -Example sentences that illustrate and clarify each grammatical point -Dozens of exercises in formats suited to every learning style -Practical and high-frequency vocabulary used throughout -A detailed answer key for quick, easy progress checks
Say It Right in Italian
Easily Pronounced Language Systems
Italian Paperback ISBN: 0071767754
Say farewell to language faux pas forever! Based on the revolutionary Easily Pronounced Language Systems approach, Say It Right in Italian makes mastering correct Italian pronunciation simple. With Say It Right you'll learn how to use hundreds of Italian words and phrases in everyday conversation. This amazing guide gives you easy-to-read vowel symbols that, when combined with consonants, make pronunciation easy. This second edition is enhanced by a new chapter that applies the Say It Right! “PhraseMaker” approach to common verbs. With Say It Right in Italian you will: - Learn more than 500 essential Italian words and phrases - Easily create sentences using "Phrasemakers" - Get a quick reference to more than 500 word pronunciations in the Say It Right travel dictionary
Dk Eyewitness Travel Italian Phrase Book
Paperback ISBN: 0789494892
A travel phrasebook for anyone planning a trip to an Italian-speaking country, this pocket-sized paperback includes all the essential words and phrases for every traveler. Even experienced speakers will benefit from the detailed cultural and travel-specific knowledge, and first-time speakers will find it easy to pick up the key words and phrases they need to get by. Easy to browse and easy to carry, it will travel with you wherever you go and give you language help at your fingertips. Part of the DK Eyewitness Travel Guides Phrase Book series. These pocket dictionaries give business and vacation travelers everything they need for a smooth, successful trip. Organized by subject, they help the traveler quickly find the vocabulary relevant to any situation, whether transportation, hotels, meals, shopping, post offices and banks, sports, or health care, and the phrasebook and glossary are accompanied by a pronunciation guide. At the end of each guide book is a 2,000-word mini-dictionary.
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 Verbs & Essentials of Grammar
Italian Paperback ISBN: 007149801x
Your one-stop guide to mastering the basics of Italian Can one book have all you need to communicate confidently in a new language? Yes, and that book is Italian Verbs & Essentials of Grammar. It offers a solid foundation of major verbal and grammatical concepts of the language, from pronouns to idioms and expressions and from irregular verbs to expressions of time. Each unit is devoted to one topic, so you can find what you need right away and get focused instruction immediately. Concise yet thorough, the explanations are supported by numerous examples to help you master the different concepts. And for those tricky verbs, Italian Verbs & Essentials of Grammar includes a Verb Index of the most common verbs, cross-referenced with the abundant verb tables appearing throughout the book. This book will give you: - An excellent introduction to the basics of Italian if you are a beginner or a quick, thorough reference if you already have experience in the language - Contemporary usage of verbs, adjectives, pronouns, prepositions, conjunctions, and other grammar essentials - Examples that reflect contemporary usage and real-life situations