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Streetwise Italian Dictionary/Thesaurus By Nicholas Albanese

Streetwise Italian Dictionary/Thesaurus
by Nicholas Albanese

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Useful for students, tourists, and business travelers, this is a reference for Italian slang. It features: more than 2,500 terms and expressions; A-Z thematic arrangement in 34 English themes and 158 subcategories; literal meanings, example sentences for context, and entertaining exercises to develop active vocabulary; and more.
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Streetwise Italian Dictionary/Thesaurus by Nicholas Albanese

Do you want to learn Italian slang? No need to sudare sette camicie. "Streetwise Italian Dictionary/Thesaurus" makes it easy! Add spark to your everyday casual conversation by learning how to use Italian slang and expressions appropriately. "Streetwise Italian Dictionary/Thesaurus" gets you talking like you're cool without getting you into hot water! Frustrated by Italian slang? No need to calare le brache (lit., pull down one's pants - surrender), chiudere bottega (lit. to close up shop - to give up), or perdere le staffe (lit., to lose the stirrups - lose one's temper). With this book, you can trovare l'America (lit., discover America - find happiness). Inside you will find just the right expression you are looking for instantly. And whimsical illustrations get the message across with laugh-out-loud humor." Streetwise Italian Dictionary/Thesaurus" is a cinch to use for quick reference or browsing, featuring: more than 2,500 current terms and expressions; A-Z thematic arrangement in 34 English themes and 158 subcategories; literal meanings, example sentences for context, and entertaining exercises to develop active vocabulary; and helpful illustrations of 12 typical Italian gestures. Italian-English dictionary/index that cross-references all 2,500 terms and expressions are included in the thesaurus. Worried you'll be called un cervello di gallina (lit., hen's brain - not too smart)? Whether you're a student, tourist, or business traveler, whatever the topic of your conversation - be it art, health, sex, or work - "Streetwise Italian Dictionary/Thesaurus" will have you comfortable using slang and talking like you're "with it" in no time at all. (lit., sweat seven shirts - work really hard).

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About Nicholas Albanese


Nicholas Albanese, Giovanni Spani, Philip Balma, and Ermano Conti (Bloomington, IN) are experienced educators in the area of Italian studies.

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GOR001941958
Streetwise Italian Dictionary/Thesaurus by Nicholas Albanese
Nicholas Albanese
Used - Very Good
Paperback
McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
2005-04-18
272
0071430709
9780071430708
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.