Italian For Dummies, 2nd Edition
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If you have an emergency while traveling in Italy, you'll be glad to know these basic Italian phrases. Be prepared for emergencies by committing these Italian phrases to memory:

  • Aiuto! (ah-yooh-toh) (Help!)

  • Emergenza! (eh-mehr-jehn-tsah) (Emergency!)

  • Chiamate la polizia! (chee-ah-mah-teh lah poh-lee-tsee-ah) (Call the police!)

  • Chiamate un'ambulanza! (kee-ah-mah-teh ooh-nahm-booh-lahn-tsah) (Call an ambulance!)

  • Ho bisogno di un medico. (oh bee-zoh-nyoh dee oohn meh-dee-koh) (I need a doctor.)

  • Dov'è l'ospedale? (doh-veh lohs-peh-dah-leh) (Where is the hospital?)

  • Mi sento molto male. (mee sehn-toh mohl-toh mah-leh) (I feel very sick.)

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Berlitz has taught languages to millions of people for more than 130 years. Francesca Romana Onofri and Karen Antje Moller are veteran language teachers. Teresa L. Picarazzi, PhD, teaches Italian at The Hopkins School and has lived and worked in Cortona, Florence, Ravenna, Siena, and Urbino.

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