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Italian For Dummies, 2nd Edition

ISBN: 978-1-118-13869-4
408 pages
February 2012
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Introduction 1

Part I: Getting Started 7

Chapter 1: Saying It Like It Is 9

Chapter 2: Jumping Into the Basics of Italian 21

Chapter 3: Buongiorno! Salutations! 43

Chapter 4: Getting Your Numbers and Time Straight 63

Part II: Italian in Action 83

Chapter 5: Casa dolce casa (Home Sweet Home) 85

Chapter 6: Where Is the Colosseum? Asking Directions 103

Chapter 7: Food Glorious Food — and Don't Forget the Drink 119

Chapter 8: Shopping, Italian Style 139

Chapter 9: Having Fun Out on the Town 151

Chapter 10: Taking Care of Business and Telecommunicating 173

Chapter 11: Recreation and the Outdoors 191

Part III: Italian on the Go 207

Chapter 12: Planning a Trip 209

Chapter 13: Money, Money, Money 221

Chapter 14: Getting Around: Planes, Trains, Taxis, and Buses 233

Chapter 15: Finding a Place to Stay 255

Chapter 16: Handling Emergencies 271

Chapter 17: Small Talk, Wrapping Things Up 293

Part IV: The Part of Tens 313

Chapter 18: Ten Ways to Pick Up Italian Quickly 315

Chapter 19: Ten Things Never to Say in Italian 319

Chapter 20: Ten Favorite Italian Expressions 323

Chapter 21: Ten Phrases to Say So That People Think You're Italian 327

Part V: Appendixes 331

Appendix A: Verb Tables 333

Appendix B: Dictionaries 347

Appendix C: About the CD 359

Appendix D: Answer Keys 361

Index 369

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