Berlitz Italian Vocabulary Handbook

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The Berlitz Italian Vocabulary Handbook presents more than 8,000 key terms and phrase--including essential vocabulary for business professional--organized by function and topic and thoroughly cross-referenced. A perfect supplement for learners of Italian at all levels. 256 pages.
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Overview

The Berlitz Italian Vocabulary Handbook presents more than 8,000 key terms and phrase--including essential vocabulary for business professional--organized by function and topic and thoroughly cross-referenced. A perfect supplement for learners of Italian at all levels. 256 pages.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9789812466945
  • Publisher: Apa Publications UK, Ltd.
  • Publication date: 1/28/2005
  • Series: Handbooks Series
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 245
  • Sales rank: 971,067
  • Product dimensions: 5.82 (w) x 7.14 (h) x 0.64 (d)

Table of Contents

How to Use This Handbook vii
A Introduction
Word Building in Italian 2
Conventions Used in This Handbook 7
B Vocabulary Topics
1 Functional Words 10
2 Where? - Position & Movement 12
2a Position 12
2b Directions & Location 14
2c Movement 16
3 When? - Expressions of Time 18
3a Past, Present & Future 18
3b The Time, Days & Dates 22
4 How Much? - Expressions of Quantity 24
4a Length & Shape 24
4b Measuring 26
4c Numbers 28
4d Calculations 30
5 What Sort Of? - Descriptions & Judgments 32
5a Describing People 32
5b The Senses 34
5c Describing Things 36
5d Evaluating Things 38
5e Comparisons 40
5f Materials 41
6 The Human Mind & Character 42
6a Human Character 42
6b Feelings & Emotions 44
6c Thought Processes 46
6d Expressing Views 48
7 Human Life & Relationships 52
7a Family & Friends 52
7b Love & Children 54
7c Life & Death 56
8 Daily Life 58
8a The House 58
8b The Household 60
8c Furnishings 62
8d Daily Routine 64
9 Shopping 66
9a General Terms 66
9b Household Goods & Toiletries 68
9c Clothing 70
10 Food & Drink 72
10a Drinks & Meals 72
10b Fish & Meat 74
10c Vegetables, Fruit & Dessert 76
10d Cooking & Eating 78
11 Health & Illness 80
11a Accidents & Emergencies 80
11b Illness & Disability 82
11c Medical Treatment 84
11d Health & Hygiene 86
12 Social Issues 88
12a Society 88
12b Poverty & Social Services 90
12c Housing & Homelessness 92
12d Addiction & Violence 94
12e Prejudice 96
13 Religion 98
13a Ideas & Doctrines 98
13b Faith & Practice 100
14 Business & Economics 102
14a The Economics of Business 102
14b At Work 104
14c Pay & Conditions 106
14d Finance & Industry 108
14e Banking & the Economy 110
15 Communicating with Others 112
15a Social Discourse 112
15b Comments & Exclamations 114
15c Mail/Post & Telephone 116
15d Computers 118
16 Leisure & Sport 120
16a Leisure 120
16b Sporting Activity 122
16c Sports & Equipment 124
17 The Arts 126
17a Appreciation & Criticism 126
17b Art & Architecture 128
17c Literature 130
17d Music & Dance 132
17e Theater & the Movies/Theatre & Cinema 134
18 The Media 136
18a General Terms 136
18b The Press 138
18c Television & Radio 140
18d Advertising 142
19 Travel 144
19a General Terms 144
19b Going Abroad & Travel by Boat 146
19c Travel by Road 148
19d Travel by Air 152
19e Travel by Rail 154
20 Vacation/Holidays 156
20a General Terms 156
20b Accommodation & Hotel 158
20c Camping & Self-Service/-Catering 160
21 Language 162
21a General Terms 162
21b Using Language 164
22 Education 166
22a General Terms 166
22b School 168
22c School Subjects & Examinations 170
22d Further & Higher Education 172
23 Science: The Changing World 174
23a Scientific Method & Life Sciences 174
23b Physical Sciences 176
23c The Earth & Space 178
24 The Environment: The Natural World 180
24a Geography 180
24b The Animal World 182
24c Farming & Gardening 184
24d Weather 186
24e Pollution 188
25 Government & Politics 190
25a Political Life 190
25b Elections & Ideology 192
26 Crime & Justice 194
26a Crime 194
26b Trial 196
26c Punishment 198
27 War & Peace 200
27a War 200
27b Military Personnel & Weaponry 202
27c Peace & International Relations 204
C Appendices
3b Clocks & Watches
4d Mathematical & Geometrical Terms
5b Parts of the Body
6a Human Characteristics
8b Tools
9a Shops, Stores & Services
9a Currencies
9c Jewelry/Jewellery
9c Precious Stones & Metals
10c Herbs & Spices
10d Cooking Utensils
10d Smoking
11b Illness & Disability
11c Hospital Departments
11d Hairdresser
13b Holidays & Religious Festivals
14b Professions & Jobs
14b Places of Work
14b Company Personnel & Departments
15c Letter-Writing Formulae
15d Computer Hardware
15d Computer Software
16a Hobbies
16c Photography
17b Architectural Features
17d Musicians & Instruments
17d Musical Forms
17d Musical Terms
17e Movie/Film Genres
19a Means of Transportation
19c Parts of the Car
19c Road Signs
20a Tourist Sights
20a On the Beach
20a Continents & Regions
20a Countries
20a Oceans & Seas
20a Nationalities & Peoples
21a Main Language Families
21a Languages
21b Grammar
21b Punctuation
22b Stationery
23a Scientific Disciplines
23b Chemical Elements
23b Compounds & Alloys
23c The Zodiac
23c Planets & Stars
24b Wild Animals
24b Birds
24b Parts of the Animal Body
24c Trees
24c Flowers & Weeds
25a Political Institutions
25a Politicians
27b Military Ranks
27c International Organizations
D Subject Index
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