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Italian at a glance : phrase book & dictionary for travelers / by Mario Costantino ; editorial consultants, Giovanna Pidoto-Reizis, Heywood Wald.

By: Costantino, Mario.
Contributor(s): Pidoto-Reizis, Giovanna M | Wald, Heywood.
Publisher: Hauppauge, NY : Barron's, 2003Edition: 4th ed.Description: p. cm.ISBN: 0764125133 (pbk.) :.Subject(s): Italian language -- Conversation and phrase books -- English | Italian language -- Dictionaries -- English | English language -- Dictionaries -- Italian
Contents:
The Basics for Getting by -- General Information -- Most Frequently Used Expressions -- Exclamations, Colloquialisms -- Problems, Problems, Problems (Emergencies) -- Numbers -- When You Arrive -- Passport and Customs -- Baggage and Porters -- Banking and Money Matters -- Exchanging Money -- Business Banking Terms -- Tipping -- At the Hotel -- Getting to Your Hotel -- Checking In -- Travelers With Special Needs -- Ordering Breakfast -- Hotel Services -- Checking Out -- Getting Around Town -- The Subway (Underground) -- The Bus (Streetear, Tram) -- Taxis -- Sightseeing and Tours -- A Sightseeing Itinerary -- Religious Services -- Planning a Trip -- Air Service -- Train Service -- Shipboard Travel -- Driving a car -- Car Rentals -- Parking -- On the Road -- At the Service Station -- Accidents and Repairs -- Entertainments and Diversions -- Movies, Theater, Concerts, Opera, Ballet -- Nightclubs, Dancing -- Quiet Relaxation -- Sports and Leisure Activities -- Spectator Sports -- Active Sports -- At the Beach/Pool -- On the Slopes -- On the Links -- Camping -- In the Countryside -- Food and Drink -- Eating Out -- Regional Italian Specialties -- Selecting Italian Wines -- Meeting People -- Small Talk -- Dating and Socializing -- Saying Good-bye -- Shopping -- Typical Arts and Crafts -- Flea Markets -- Going Shopping -- Clothing -- Electrical Appliances -- Foods and Household Items -- Jewelry -- Audiovisual Equipment -- Photographic Equipment -- Newspapers and Magazines -- Souvenirs, Handicrafts -- Stationery Items -- Tobacco -- Toiletries -- Personal Care and Services -- At the Barber -- At the Beauty Parlor -- Laundry and Dry Cleaning -- Shoe Repairs -- Watch Repairs -- Camera Repairs -- Medical Care -- The Pharmacy (Chemist) -- With the Doctor -- At the Dentist -- With the Optician -- Pharmaceuticals--Minidictionary -- Communications -- Post Office -- Telephones -- Faxes -- Photocopies -- Computers -- Computer Terms--Minidictionary -- Business Services -- Telegrams -- General Information -- Telling Time -- Days of the Week -- Months of the Year -- The Four Seasons -- The Weather -- National Holidays -- Local Holidays -- Countries and Nationalities -- Important Signs -- Common Abbreviations -- Centimeters/Inches -- Meters/Feet -- When You Weigh Yourself -- Liquid Measurements -- Minidictionary for Business Travelers -- Quick Grammar Guide -- Nouns -- Articles -- Adjectives -- Pronouns -- Verbs -- Prepositions -- To Form Negative Expressions -- To Form Questions -- English-Italian Dictionary -- Italian-English Dictionary.
Summary: The Italian phrases in this edition are the kind to help travelers make themselves understood in hotels, airports, train stations, restaurants, shops, and other places they are likely to visit. The newly revised book has attractive and useful city maps, and updated information on train systems and timetables.
Holdings
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Books Books American University in Dubai American University in Dubai Main Collection PC 1121 .C73 2003 (Browse shelf(Opens below)) Available 643577

Includes index.

The Basics for Getting by -- General Information -- Most Frequently Used Expressions -- Exclamations, Colloquialisms -- Problems, Problems, Problems (Emergencies) -- Numbers -- When You Arrive -- Passport and Customs -- Baggage and Porters -- Banking and Money Matters -- Exchanging Money -- Business Banking Terms -- Tipping -- At the Hotel -- Getting to Your Hotel -- Checking In -- Travelers With Special Needs -- Ordering Breakfast -- Hotel Services -- Checking Out -- Getting Around Town -- The Subway (Underground) -- The Bus (Streetear, Tram) -- Taxis -- Sightseeing and Tours -- A Sightseeing Itinerary -- Religious Services -- Planning a Trip -- Air Service -- Train Service -- Shipboard Travel -- Driving a car -- Car Rentals -- Parking -- On the Road -- At the Service Station -- Accidents and Repairs -- Entertainments and Diversions -- Movies, Theater, Concerts, Opera, Ballet -- Nightclubs, Dancing -- Quiet Relaxation -- Sports and Leisure Activities -- Spectator Sports -- Active Sports -- At the Beach/Pool -- On the Slopes -- On the Links -- Camping -- In the Countryside -- Food and Drink -- Eating Out -- Regional Italian Specialties -- Selecting Italian Wines -- Meeting People -- Small Talk -- Dating and Socializing -- Saying Good-bye -- Shopping -- Typical Arts and Crafts -- Flea Markets -- Going Shopping -- Clothing -- Electrical Appliances -- Foods and Household Items -- Jewelry -- Audiovisual Equipment -- Photographic Equipment -- Newspapers and Magazines -- Souvenirs, Handicrafts -- Stationery Items -- Tobacco -- Toiletries -- Personal Care and Services -- At the Barber -- At the Beauty Parlor -- Laundry and Dry Cleaning -- Shoe Repairs -- Watch Repairs -- Camera Repairs -- Medical Care -- The Pharmacy (Chemist) -- With the Doctor -- At the Dentist -- With the Optician -- Pharmaceuticals--Minidictionary -- Communications -- Post Office -- Telephones -- Faxes -- Photocopies -- Computers -- Computer Terms--Minidictionary -- Business Services -- Telegrams -- General Information -- Telling Time -- Days of the Week -- Months of the Year -- The Four Seasons -- The Weather -- National Holidays -- Local Holidays -- Countries and Nationalities -- Important Signs -- Common Abbreviations -- Centimeters/Inches -- Meters/Feet -- When You Weigh Yourself -- Liquid Measurements -- Minidictionary for Business Travelers -- Quick Grammar Guide -- Nouns -- Articles -- Adjectives -- Pronouns -- Verbs -- Prepositions -- To Form Negative Expressions -- To Form Questions -- English-Italian Dictionary -- Italian-English Dictionary.

The Italian phrases in this edition are the kind to help travelers make themselves understood in hotels, airports, train stations, restaurants, shops, and other places they are likely to visit. The newly revised book has attractive and useful city maps, and updated information on train systems and timetables.

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