Perfect Phrases in German for Confident Travel: The No Faux-Pas Phrasebook for the Perfect Trip / Edition 1

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Overview

More than your average phrasebook, this portable title shows you how to be a well-mannered visitor and speak the local language in the correct context

Any phrasebook can give you a line listing of essential phrases. But if you use a phrase or term without knowing the correct way to use it, you can find yourself in an embarrassing situation.

Perfect Phrases in German for Confident Travel addresses this problem expertly. Yes, you get the basics but you get a lot more background and guidance on how to use these words and phrases correctly without making a faux pas. With the confidence that you are using a phrase correctly, you will enjoy a smoother adventure in Germany.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071499897
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 6/29/2009
  • Series: Perfect Phrases Series
  • Edition description: Bilingual
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 192
  • Product dimensions: 5.00 (w) x 8.00 (h) x 0.45 (d)

Meet the Author

Hyde Flippo taught German for almost 30 years. He is the author of When in German, Do as the Germans Do and The German Way.

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Table of Contents

Introduction 1. Good Manners
2. Money Matters
3. Hotels
4. Public Transportation
5. Driving
6. Shopping
7. Grooming
8. Shopping for Food
9. Eating Out
10. Entertainment
11. Museums to Mountains
12. Common Warnings
13. Emergencies
14. Health Issues
15. Making Plans
16. Romance
17. Keeping in Touch
18. Sports
19. Weather 20. Conversational Phrases
Index

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