Streetwise Italian Dictionary/Thesaurus: The User-Friendly Guide to Italian Slang and Idioms

Paperback | April 18, 2005

byNicholas Albanese, Giovanni Spani, Philip Balma

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The essence of any language lies not in its timehonoreddictionaries, but in its slang. StreetwiseItalian Dictionary/Thesaurus provides Italian studentswith today’s most accurate, accessible, and up-to-datereference to current Italian slang and idiomaticexpressions. More than 2,500 terms and expressionsare conveniently arranged into alphabetical topics,and then—unlike most resources of its type—markedfor register to prevent the embarrassment of inappropriateusage.

Extensive example sentences, together with theirEnglish translations, provide helpful context. Valuablefor all, but particularly those planning travel to Italy,this comprehensive reference reveals the true languageof Italy.

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The essence of any language lies not in its timehonoreddictionaries, but in its slang. StreetwiseItalian Dictionary/Thesaurus provides Italian studentswith today’s most accurate, accessible, and up-to-datereference to current Italian slang and idiomaticexpressions. More than 2,500 terms and expressionsare conveniently arranged into al...

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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...

Nicholas Albanese, Giovanni Spani, Philip Balma, and Ermano Conti (Bloomington, IN) are experienced educators in the area of Italian studies.
Format:PaperbackDimensions:288 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.6 inPublished:April 18, 2005Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0071430709

ISBN - 13:9780071430708

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