Provides an up-to-date dictionary text together with an indispensable Italian in Action supplement to help you express yourself simply and correctly in fluent, natural Italian.
With over 80,000 references and 110,000 translations, this dictionary is designed to give up-to-date coverage in a practical, user-friendly format. The Collins Italian Dictionary Plus will help the user understand the language of the Italian media and contemporary literature, and includes business and computing terms. It also features special entries on aspects of Italian life and culture.
The ITALIAN IN ACTION supplement is a comprehensive guide to communicating in natural and idiomatic Italian.
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Collins Italian Dictionary Plus is one of a series of practical dictionaries designed for the general user. As well as all the vocabulary required by the major examining boards, it gives full coverage of business and computing terms and a wide range of idioms and illustrative phrases to aid comprehension and self-expression in Italian. The emphasis is firmly on contemporary vocabulary, with clear signposting of differences in meaning guiding the user to the appropriate translation.
"Keyword" entries in both languages give in-depth treatment of the more complex words such as "get", "do", "more", "in" etc, and the dictionary also includes descriptions of cultural differences like Bank Holidays, Hallowe'en and District Councils.
The "Plus" feature of the dictionary is a section entitled "Italian in Action", which provides hundreds of phrases whose key elements have been translated, giving an invaluable guide to self-expression both in writing and in
conversation, with sections on written correspondence, the telephone and e-mail.
Collins Italian Dictionary Plus meets all your language needs, giving full coverage of contemporary vocabulary and usage in a single handy volume. It really is two books in one!From the Back Cover:
The dictionary for reading, speaking and writing real Italian
• KEYWORD feature – extra help with translating the most essential vocabulary
• Special entries on Italian life and culture
• Full coverage of business and computing terminology
• Italian in Action: a new supplement to help you express yourself simply and correctly in fluent, natural Italian.
• Practical format for home, school or work
• Designed to keep you up-to-date with contemporary Italian
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Book Description HarperCollins, 2000. Soft cover. Book Condition: New. Express yourself simply and correctly in fluent, natural Italian. Includes sections on sentence building and communication, both written and spoken, including everyday practical examples. Bookseller Inventory # 005503
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Book Description HarperCollins Canada / Bi-Lingual Dic, 2000. Soft cover. Book Condition: New. 6246 Language: eng Language: eng. Bookseller Inventory # X-161