McGraw-Hill's Italian Student Dictionary by Raffaele A. DioguardiMcGraw-Hill's Italian Student Dictionary by Raffaele A. Dioguardi

McGraw-Hill's Italian Student Dictionary

byRaffaele A. Dioguardi, Frank R. Abate

Paperback | August 22, 2008

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Your best first reference to the Italian language

As you begin studying the Italian language, you need a reliable bilingual dictionary with the basic words you need, not the advanced terms you don't. With McGraw-Hill's Italian Student Dictionary you'll find what you need quickly and easily--without being overwhelmed with text.

This book features:

  • 3,500 essential words, each with grammatical information, easy-to-use pronunciation guide, verb conjugation (when appropriate), and an example sentence
  • Numerous subentries to explain shades of meaning and idiomatic expressions related to the principal entries
  • A collection of grammar tips and hints, including common mistakes to avoid
  • Helpful appendices of useful information such as common names in Italian, weights and measures, maps, numbers, and more

    Begin your language learning with the authoritative McGraw-Hill's Italian Student Dictionary at your side. It provides the perfect complement to your Italian studies.

Raffaele A. Dioguardi is a long-standing translator and author of Italian language materials. General series editor Frank R. Abate is a celebrated lexicographer, editor of the Oxford American English Dictionary and numerous other dictionaries and references.
Title:McGraw-Hill's Italian Student DictionaryFormat:PaperbackDimensions:480 pages, 8.4 × 5.5 × 0.9 inPublished:August 22, 2008Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0071592334

ISBN - 13:9780071592338

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Table of Contents

Brief TOC1.Introduction2.How to Use This DictionaryThe EntriesPronunciationStressed SyllablesCapitalizationBasics of Italian Grammar3.GERMAN-ENGLISH DICTIONARY4.Illustrations5.ENGLISH-GERMAN DICTIONARY6.AppendicesItalian Names; Family Members; The Body; Countries; Nationalities; Food; Sports; At the Zoo; Months of the Year; Days of the Week; Numbers; Temperature; Weights and Measures; Maps7.Helpful Phrases8.Grammar Cheat Sheets9.Top 10 Mistakes to Avoid