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

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

byNicholas Albanese, Giovanni Spani, Philip Balma

Paperback | April 18, 2005

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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.

About The Author

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

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Title:Streetwise Italian Dictionary/Thesaurus: The User-Friendly Guide to Italian Slang and IdiomsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:288 pages, 9.3 × 5.5 × 0.6 inPublished:April 18, 2005Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0071430709

ISBN - 13:9780071430708

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