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Must-Know Italian Essential Words For A Successful Vocabulary : 4,000 Words That Give You the Power to Communicate - Daniela Gobetti

Must-Know Italian Essential Words For A Successful Vocabulary

4,000 Words That Give You the Power to Communicate

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Your search for the right word in Italian is over.

Stop hunting blindly through ordinary bilingual dictionaries! With 4,000 words, Must-Know Italian gives you the power to be understood in any situation.

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  • in the classroom il calcolatore (calculator), il, la supplente (substitute teacher)
  • at the office lo stage (internship), la riunione (meeting)
  • talking about the environment la conservazione (conservation), riciclare (recycle)
  • discussing politics la cittadinanza (citizenship), il broglio elettorale (electoral fraud)
  • shopping l(o)'affare (bargain), la cartina del bancomat (ATM card)

Introductionp. xiii
Communicating with Others
Introductions, Greetings, and Farewellsp. 2
Personal Informationp. 2
Greetings and Introductionsp. 4
Mannersp. 5
Talking on the Telephonep. 7
Writing a Letterp. 9
Congratulations, Wishes, and Invitationsp. 10
Mailp. 12
Italian and Foreign Citiesp. 13
Parts of Speechp. 14
Articlesp. 14
Subject Pronounsp. 14
Direct Object Pronounsp. 15
Indirect Object Pronounsp. 16
Reflexive Pronounsp. 16
Possessive Adjectives and Pronounsp. 17
Demonstrative Determinersp. 17
Indefinite Pronounsp. 18
Prepositionsp. 19
Comparatives and Superlativesp. 19
Coordinating Conjunctionsp. 20
Interrogative Words and Pronounsp. 20
Other Subordinating Conjunctionsp. 20
Miscellaneap. 21
People and Relationships
Physical Descriptionp. 24
Bodyp. 24
Facep. 24
Hairp. 25
Personality and Facultiesp. 26
Personalityp. 26
Emotions and Passionsp. 28
Mental and Psychological Faculties and Actionsp. 31
Family Relationsp. 37
Familyp. 37
Friendship and Other Relationshipsp. 41
Nations and Religionp. 43
Continents and Countriesp. 43
Populations and Languagesp. 44
Religion and Religionsp. 45
Human Body, Health, and Medicine
Body, Senses, and the Mindp. 50
Body: Structure and Main Organsp. 50
Head and Facep. 50
Mouthp. 51
Arms and Handsp. 51
Torsop. 52
Legs and Feetp. 52
Five Sensesp. 52
Health and Hygienep. 53
Hygiene and Makeupp. 53
Dietp. 54
Illnesses, Disabilities, and Medical Carep. 55
Illnesses and Ailmentsp. 55
Colds and Gastrointestinal Ailmentsp. 57
Chronic and Life-Threatening Disordersp. 58
Medical Carep. 59
Psychological Conditions and Addictionsp. 61
Medicationsp. 62
Dental Carep. 63
Eye Carep. 63
Life and Deathp. 64
Stages of Lifep. 64
Deathp. 66
Education
Education and School Subjectsp. 68
Primary Educationp. 68
Middle School and High Schoolp. 69
School Subjectsp. 69
Exams, Grades, and Degreesp. 70
Classroom Procedures, Materials, and Equipmentp. 70
In the Classroomp. 70
Computers and Hardwarep. 71
Computer Softwarep. 72
Internet and E-Mailp. 74
Higher Education and Long-Distance Learningp. 75
Higher Educationp. 75
University and Postgraduate Schoolsp. 76
Distance Learningp. 77
Shopping
Buying and Selling, Customer Service, and Transactionsp. 80
Consumer Societyp. 80
Buying and Sellingp. 81
Paymentsp. 82
Customer Servicep. 83
Storesp. 83
Advertisingp. 85
Colorsp. 85
Clothesp. 86
Clothing Storep. 86
Clothingp. 88
Shoes, Leather Goods, and Accessoriesp. 90
Lingeriep. 91
Jewelryp. 91
Food and Drinksp. 92
Beveragesp. 92
Bread, Pastries, and Sweetsp. 92
Meat and Fishp. 93
At the Delicatessenp. 93
Fruits and Vegetablesp. 94
At the Grocery Store and Dairyp. 96
A Place to Live
Housingp. 100
Types of Housing and Surroundingsp. 100
Features and Fixturesp. 102
Buying, Selling, and Rentingp. 104
Construction, Repairs, and Remodelingp. 105
Rooms, Furniture, and Accessoriesp. 106
Furniture and Interior Decoratingp. 106
Hallwayp. 107
Bathroomp. 107
Bedroomp. 108
Dining Room, Living Room, and Studyp. 109
Kitchenp. 110
Appliancesp. 110
Kitchen Toolsp. 111
At Homep. 112
Mealsp. 112
Cooking at Homep. 113
Housecleaningp. 115
Outdoor Spacep. 116
Occupations and the Business World
Occupational Fields, Training, and Working Conditionsp. 118
Occupations in Service and Industryp. 118
Looking for a Jobp. 119
Labor-Management Relationsp. 120
Rights, Compensations, and Benefitsp. 122
Finance, Business, and the Economyp. 123
Financep. 123
Bankingp. 125
Currenciesp. 126
Monetary Policyp. 127
Economyp. 127
Leisure Time
Free Time and Entertainmentp. 132
Circuses and Amusement Parksp. 132
Discos and Nightclubsp. 132
Arts and Culturep. 133
Musicp. 133
Musical Instruments and Musiciansp. 134
Balletp. 135
Cinema and Theaterp. 136
Photographyp. 137
Television and Radiop. 138
Paintingp. 139
Architecturep. 140
Pottery and Sculpturep. 140
Readingp. 141
Literaturep. 141
Books and Publishingp. 142
Pressp. 143
Physical Activity and Equipmentp. 144
Physical Exercisep. 144
Sportsp. 144
Team Sportsp. 147
Pastimes/Hobbiesp. 149
Games and Puzzlesp. 150
Transportation, Traffic, and Tourism
Transportation, Cars, and Trafficp. 154
Metropolitan and Suburban Transportationp. 154
Automobilep. 155
Trafficp. 157
Vacations, Tourism, and Travelp. 159
Vacationsp. 159
At the Beachp. 160
Campingp. 160
In the Mountainsp. 161
Tourismp. 162
Travelp. 162
Air Travelp. 165
Travel by Trainp. 167
Travel by Shipp. 167
Eating Outp. 168
Accommodations and Hotelsp. 168
Government, Politics, and Society
Government and Politicsp. 172
Nation, State, and the Nation-Statep. 172
Governmentp. 172
Government Branches and Offices, Bureaucracy, and the Local Governmentp. 174
Electionsp. 175
Major Political Partiesp. 176
Ideologiesp. 176
Civil Societyp. 177
Law and Orderp. 179
Judiciaryp. 179
Law and Orderp. 180
Crimes and Feloniesp. 182
International Politicsp. 183
International Relations and Diplomacyp. 183
War and Peacep. 184
Militaryp. 186
Armaments and Weaponsp. 187
Human Rightsp. 187
Terrorism and Nonconventional Warfarep. 188
Earth, Nature, and the Environment
Space and Earthp. 192
Spacep. 192
Solar Systemp. 193
Earthp. 193
Landp. 194
Waterp. 195
Weather and Seasonsp. 196
Seasons and Climatesp. 196
Weather Conditionsp. 197
Extreme Weather Conditions and Natural Disastersp. 198
Weather Forecastp. 199
Ecologyp. 199
Pollutionp. 200
Farming and Gardeningp. 201
Agriculture and Zootechnicsp. 201
Farming and Gardening Toolsp. 202
Treesp. 203
Flowers and Shrubsp. 204
Animalsp. 204
Petsp. 204
Domestic Animalsp. 205
Wild Animalsp. 205
Fish, Creatures of the Sea, and Amphibiansp. 207
Birdsp. 207
Insectsp. 208
Measures, Time, and Dates
Measurements and Quantitiesp. 210
Length and Widthp. 210
Volume and Weightp. 210
Numbers and Calculationsp. 211
Cardinal Numbersp. 211
Ordinal Numbersp. 213
Mathematics and Geometryp. 215
Physics, Biology, and Chemistryp. 217
Time and the Calendarp. 218
Timep. 218
Holidaysp. 221
Telling Timep. 223
Day and Nightp. 224
Days of the Weekp. 225
Months of the Yearp. 225
Exercisesp. 228
Answer Keyp. 274
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ISBN: 9780071456456
ISBN-10: 0071456457
Series: NTC Foreign Language
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 320
Published: 1st January 2007
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.8 x 15.2  x 1.5
Weight (kg): 0.47
Edition Number: 1