Phrase Books

  • ACNVV
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    Learn to speak Dutch fast with this practical and proven course for beginners. Learn to speak Dutch in three short months with Hugo's world-renowned language course, "Hugo in 3 Months: Dutch". It helps you pick up essential grammar and build vocabulary through word lists, key Dutch phrases and model sentences. It also helps you develop conversation skills through exercises based on real-life scenarios so whether you are conversing with a tulip seller or asking directions to the Van Gogh museum, you will feel confident in understanding and speaking the language. "Hugo in 3 Months: Dutch" is fun, accurate and great value for money - learning Dutch has never been so easy!
  • ACNVU
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    Learn to speak German fast with this practical and proven course for beginners Sprechen die Deutsch? Learn to speak German in three short months with Hugo's world-renowned language course, "Hugo in 3 Months: German", and you will soon be answering with a resounding 'Ja'! It helps you pick up essential grammar and build vocabulary through word lists, key German phrases and model sentences. It also helps you develop conversation skills through exercises based on real-life scenarios so whether you are ordering the finest ale at the Munich Bierfest or exploring this fascinating country, you will feel confident in understanding and speaking the language. "Hugo in 3 Months: German" is fun, accurate and great value for money - learning German has never been so easy!
  • ABLFH
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    From the bay of Lisbon to the carnival streets of Rio de Jainero, one language unites 150 million people. With this unique guide you too can speak Portuguese as you build your vocabulary and perfect your grammar using Hugo's proven system. Whether you are ordering seafood on the Algarve or cheering on Brazil in the World Cup, you will feel confident in understanding and speaking this vibrant language.
  • ABLFG
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    Parlez vous en Francais? You soon will with this unique guide. Build your vocabulary and perfect your grammar using Hugo's proven system. Whether you are ordering frogs legs in a rustic cafe in Montmartre or cheering on the can-can girls at the Moulin Rouge, you will feel confident in understanding and speaking this beautiful language. It's as easy as une, deux, trois!
  • AGIFU
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    Written by experienced teaching professionals, this comprehensive reference work includes 601 verbs, fully conjugated in 16 tenses and moods, as well as more than 2,100 verbs which conjugate after the pattern of the model verbs. Regular endings are highlighted in the text, so students can recognise patterns, and mnemonic devices are provided to help users memorise verbs. A free conjugation app for Apple devices rounds off this one-stop verb reference resource, making it an indispensable tool for language learners of all levels.
  • BSAMR
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    'Charming, witty and cheerful, this is a delectable feast of the French language. Allez le Bleus!' Raymond Blanc Celebrating the art of the French language with a charming collection of words and phrases to bring into everyday conversation. C'est parti! Have you ever wondered exactly what deja vu is? Have you made a faux pas? Eaten an hors d'oeuvre? Voulez-vous an explanation of the above? Then voila, here is a collection of les bons mots so you can start to learn that certain je ne sais quoi of the French language. Le Mot Juste contains 150 beautiful words and phrases that you'll love to say every day.
  • BIUKQ
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    Get By in Japanese is the ideal travel companion - a quick and easy introduction to Japanese and a phrase book covering all the essential language you'll need on your trip. With the help of the audio CD, get to grips with the basics of a conversation before you leave, then take the book away with you as a handy reference guide. Download the tracks on to your MP3 player to learn on the move. * Understand the basics of the language with clear and easy-to-follow explanations. * Try out what you have learned with mini role-plays and activities. * Communicate with confidence with thousands of essential words and phrases. * Get around easily with useful tips for the visitor. * Eat out the Japanese way with the comprehensive menu reader. Also contains a two-way mini dictionary so you'll never be stuck for the right word, and a full pronunciation guide so you'll always know how to say it! 160-page book and 60-minute audio CD. The book is also available separately (9781406642780). Also available in these languages: Chinese, French, German, Greek, Italian, Latin American Spanish, Polish, Portuguese, Spanish.
  • BWQME
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    Talk with your Spanish-speaking friends easily If you want to converse with your Spanish-speaking pals in their own language, Spanish Among Amigos Phrasebook is for you. True-to-life conversations between Spanish friends Pepa and Pili and their American buddy open each chapter, providing vivid demonstrations of how Spanish terms and phrases are used in everyday speech. You can monitor your progress with fill-in-the-blank exercises that mimic real-life conversations at the end of each chapter. This new edition now boasts a 30-plus-minute audio recording of all 12 dialogues from the book--plus three brand-new online-only dialogue--available as a free download at mhprofessional.com. By listening to the audio and learning phrases from the book, you can do more than "get by" with your Spanish skills--you can immerse yourself into culture through natural and friendly conversations.
  • AKVYE
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    Being able to speak a little of the local language enhances any trip abroad, and this beginner-level Arabic audio course contains all the key travel phrases you need to communicate with confidence. The 60-minute audio CD features native Arabic speakers using phrases you're likely to encounter in typical travel situations. In no time, you will be able to meet and greet people, be familiar with numbers, time and days of the week, find your way around transport, shops, and restaurants, and make new friends. The pack includes a sturdy booklet with a phonetic transcription of the phrases on the CD, plus handy tips and key word reminders. The contents of the CD can be easily downloaded to your iPod or MP3 player.
  • AEAIS
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    Look up words and have fun as well! With its unique 48-page Activity Section, this bilingual dictionary has Spanish crosswords and games as well as a wide range of up-to-date Spanish.
  • BIUMR
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    Get By in Japanese is the ideal travel companion - a quick and easy introduction to Japanese and a phrase book covering all the essential language you'll need on your trip. Get to grips with the basics of a conversation before you leave, then take the book away with you as a handy reference guide. * Understand the basics of the language with clear and easy-to-follow explanations. * Try out what you have learned with mini role-plays and activities. * Communicate with confidence with thousands of essential words and phrases. * Get around easily with useful tips for the visitor. * Eat out the Japanese way with the comprehensive menu reader. Also contains a two-way mini dictionary so you'll never be stuck for the right word, and a full pronunciation guide so you'll always know how to say it! This 160-page book is also available in a pack with one 60-minute audio CD (9781406642766). Also available in these languages: Chinese, French, German, Greek, Italian, Latin American Spanish, Polish, Portuguese, Spanish.
  • ABLFO
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    Face any Spanish inquisition with confidence! This unique guide to learning Spanish will help build your vocabulary and perfect your grammar using Hugo's proven system. Whether you are in the bar ordering a jug of sangria or soaking up the city vibes in Barcelona, you will feel assured in understanding and speaking this passionate language. Viva Espana!
  • ARWVV
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    Travel comfort woes begone. Never again be lost for words. Overcome any language barrier, wherever you travel. With Just Point! in your daypack, you'll be able to communicate all essential messages - and maybe a few non-essential ones, too! This handy-sized deck of 40+ full-colour cards with more than 500 entertaining icons on food and drink, accommodation, transport, fashion and sightseeing, all held together with a screw for easy flicking,is a guaranteed conversation starter! When you're craving that skinny double-shot cappuccino with extra froth, Lonely Planet provides the answer in a language any barista will understand. Whether it's the yoga, pilates or tai chi class you're looking for, just point to the icon to get your point across. This is the perfect gift for the discerning traveller. These icons will make communicating with locals a breeze - and won't fail to raise a smile either with their depictions of the amusing situations often encountered when exploring places far from home. Just point to express: * your dietary restrictions * how you like your steak cooked * how spicy you'd like your curry * what burger toppings you'd like * that you're in a rush to get the bill * that you're looking for the funicular * that there's a fly in your soup * what ice-cream topping you require * your preferred garnishes for the perfect martini * whether you want an espresso, a macchiato or a cappuccino * whether you need a twin or a double room * whether you have a hairdryer in your room * that you've got the dreaded bed bugs in your hotel room * that you're looking for the cathedral * that romantic room-service options are required * which all-important beauty treatment you need * how you'd like your beard trimmed * if your rental car has a flat tyre * which direction to take if you're lost * and more! About Lonely Planet: Started in 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel guide publisher with guidebooks to every destination on the planet, as well as an award-winning website, a suite of mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet's mission is to enable curious travellers to experience the world and to truly get to the heart of the places they find themselves in. TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015 winner in Favorite Travel Guide category 'Lonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other.' - New York Times 'Lonely Planet. It's on everyone's bookshelves; it's in every traveller's hands. It's on mobile phones. It's on the Internet. It's everywhere, and it's telling entire generations of people how to travel the world.' - Fairfax Media (Australia)
  • BLOJO
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    Essential Korean Phrasebook and Dictionary teaches you the practical phrases and expressions needed for common, everyday interactions in Korea in a way that's clear, concise, accessible and enjoyable. Key features of this Korean phrasebook and dictionary include: Over 2,000 practical sentences A practical English-Korean dictionary Essential expressions used for meeting people, starting conversations, and asking and replying to simple questions Manga illustrations to illustrate key phrases and situations A pronunciation guide and grammar notes explain the basic sounds and sentence patterns of the Korean language Korea travel tips, cultural notes and much more! All Korean words and phrases are in romanised form as well as the Korean hangul script. Basic grammar and pronunciation notes get you speaking right away, and tips on culture and etiquette allow you to interact with Korean without making serious blunders. Whether you're a novice or have some experience with the language, this is a reference you'll turn to again and again when visiting Korea and interacting with Korean people.
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    Let's be serieux! Can't quite come up with the right French quip or four-letter word? With Talk Dirty: French, you'll be able to put your (middle) finger on it. Each entry provides an individual foreign gem, a useful French sentence employing the word, the expression's English counterpart, and its literal translation. Whether you're a native-speaker, world traveler, or just looking to tell off those brash Parisians, these naughty words and risque slang will surely give your tongue a French twist. Les couilles: the balls French Expression: Je l'ai avertie-elle ne m'a pas ecoute alors maintenant je m'en bats les couilles. Translation: I warned her--she didn't listen to me so now I'm washing my hands of it. Literal Translation: I warned her--she didn't listen to me so now I'm flapping my balls of it.
  • AEAIR
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    This completely up-to-date bilingual reference work is compact in size but comprehensive in coverage. It features over 50,000 entries on 768 pages, blue headwords and a robust vinyl cover. Sense indicators help users identify the various meanings of any translation. The new 48-page Activity & Reference Section comprises a wealth of language activities including word puzzles, riddles, crosswords, word searches, language sudokus and cryptograms, and also features basic phrases and a mini French grammar. The dictionary is rounded off with useful appendices containing French verb conjugations and numbers.
  • ABFJZ
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    This title is presented in quick, easy-to-use and a perfect size to fit in your pocket. It is organized by subjects such as everyday phrases, hotels, travelling around and includes an extensive menu section. It uses a simple and effective system of imitated pronunciation.
  • AKGNL
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    This brand new edition of the Indonesian Phrase Book and CD features a fresh, crisp design with vivid colour photography, eye-catching colour-coding, and user-generated content, making it the phrase book created by the people for the people! Sections such as "Food and Drink" and "In an Emergency" provide the words and phrases you'll need in everyday situations throughout Poland, and there are snippets of information on etiquette, culture and travel. The handy bilingual dictionary at the back of the book contains over 3,000 useful words, and our new content includes essential phrases such as "What is the WiFi password?", "I'll put the pictures on Facebook", and much more. The accompanying CD contains the Essential Phrases from each section of the phrase book, enabling you to practise and perfect your pronunciation. You'll never be lost for words with Berlitz.
  • BDBBH
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    Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher With eight key languages in this phrasebook to the region, let no barriers - language or culture - get in your way. * Order the right meal with our menu decoder * Never get stuck for words with our 3500-word two-way dictionary * We make language easy with shortcuts, key phrases & common Q&As * Feel at ease, with essential tips on culture & manners Coverage includes: Arabic, Egyptian Arabic, Farsi, Gulf Arabic, Hebrew, Levantine Arabic, Tunisian Colloquial Arabic and Turkish. Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet, Shalome Knoll, Mimoon Abu Ata, Yavar Dehghani, Siona Jenkins, Arzu Kurklu, and Kathryn Stapley. About Lonely Planet: Started in 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel guide publisher with guidebooks to every destination on the planet, as well as an award-winning website, a suite of mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet's mission is to enable curious travellers to experience the world and to truly get to the heart of the places they find themselves in. TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards 2012 and 2013 winner in Favorite Travel Guide category 'Lonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other.' - New York Times 'Lonely Planet. It's on everyone's bookshelves; it's in every traveller's hands. It's on mobile phones. It's on the Internet. It's everywhere, and it's telling entire generations of people how to travel the world.' - Fairfax Media (Australia)
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    Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher Get more from your trip with easy-to-find phrases for every travel situation. One of the most rewarding things about travelling through Eastern Europe is the rich variety of cuisine, customs, architecture and history. The flipside of course is that you'll encounter a number of very different languages. Most languages spoken in Eastern Europe belong to what's known as the Indo-European language family, believed to have originally developed from one language spoken thousands of years ago. Luckily for English speakers, most of these languages also use Roman script. * Never get stuck for words with our quick reference dictionary for each language * Order the right meal with our menu decoders * Use our carefully selected words and phrases to get around with ease Coverage Includes: Albanian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Hungarian, Macedonian, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Slovene. Lonely Planet gets you to the heart of a place. Our job is to make amazing travel experiences happen. We visit the places we write about each and every edition. We never take freebies for positive coverage, so you can always rely on us to tell it like it is. Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet Anila Mayhew, Ronelle Alexander, Anamaria Beligan, Piotr Czajkowski, Gordana Ivetac, Ivan Ivetac, James Jenkin, Dana Lovinesku, Christina Mayer, Liljana Mitkovska, Richard Nebesky, Katarina Nodrovicziova, Urska Pajer, and Grant Taylor. About Lonely Planet: Started in 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel guide publisher with guidebooks to every destination on the planet, as well as an award-winning website, a suite of mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet's mission is to enable curious travellers to experience the world and to truly get to the heart of the places they find themselves in. TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards 2012 and 2013 winner in Favorite Travel Guide category 'Lonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other.' - New York Times 'Lonely Planet. It's on everyone's bookshelves; it's in every traveller's hands. It's on mobile phones. It's on the Internet. It's everywhere, and it's telling entire generations of people how to travel the world.' - Fairfax Media (Australia)
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    The Berlitz Filipino Phrase Book & CD is ideal for people visiting the Philippines. In addition to all the phrases users really need to express themselves in Filipino, the Phrase Book offers a wealth of useful cultural tips on the Philippines. With its pocket-sized format and user-friendly design, the Filipino Phrase Book & CD enables users to find what they want, when they want it. The book also provides simplified phonetics to ensure that users can pronounce the Filipino words and phrases correctly, and the CD is ideal for users who wish to practise or perfect their pronunciation. Stunning images enhance the content and make this the most visually attractive Croatian phrase book & CD on the market.
  • AEAFO
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    This brand new edition Berlitz Handbook is designed to teach the rudiments of Spanish grammar. It features clear explanations on parts of speech, spelling and punctuation, syntax, types of verbs, verb tenses and conjugations. There are plenty of practical examples and an alphabetical index for ease of use, making it an outstanding reference tool. It is ideal for students of all levels and will complement any Berlitz self-teach course.
  • APHFB
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    Lonely Planet: The world's #1 phrasebook publisher* Lonely Planet French Phrasebook & Audio CD is your handy passport to culturally enriching travels with the most relevant and useful French phrases and vocabulary for all your travel needs. Ask about tucked-away vineyards, bargain with local farmers at the market or order wine like a professional; all with your trusted travel companion. With language tools in your back pocket, you can truly get to the heart of wherever you go, so begin your journey now! Get More From Your Trip with Easy-to-Find Phrases for Every Travel Situation! *Listen & Learn with our audio CD *Feel at ease with essential tips on culture, manners, idioms and multiple meanings *Order with confidence, explain food allergies, and try new foods with the menu decoder *Save time and hassles with vital phrases at your fingertips *Never get stuck for words with the 3500-word two-way, quick-reference dictionary *Be prepared for both common and emergency travel situations with practical phrases and terminology *Meet friends with conversation starter phrases *Get your message across with easy-to-use pronunciation guides Inside Lonely Planet French Phrasebook & Audio CD: *Audio CD includes 375 key phrases *Full-colour throughout phrasebook *User-friendly layout organised by travel scenario categories *Survival phrases inside front cover for at-a-glance on-the-fly cues Convenient features *5 Phrases to Learn Before You Go *10 Ways to Start a Sentence *10 Phrases to Sound like a Local * Listen For - phrases you may hear * Look For - phrases you may see on signs * Shortcuts - easy-to-remember alternatives to the full phrases * Q&A - suggested answers to questions asked Covers *Basics - time, dates, numbers, amounts, pronunciation, reading tips, grammar rules *Practical - travel with kids, disabled travellers, sightseeing, business, banking, post office, internet, phones, repairs, bargaining, accommodation, directions, border crossing, transport *Social - meeting people, interests, feelings, opinions, going out, romance, culture, activities, weather *Safe Travel - emergencies, police, doctor, chemist, dentist, symptoms, conditions *Food - ordering, at the market, at the bar, dishes, ingredients The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet French Phrasebook & Audio CD, a pocket-sized comprehensive language guide with accompanying audio CD, provides on-the-go language assistance; great for language students and travellers looking to interact with locals and immerse themselves in local culture. * Looking for just the basics? Check out Lonely Planet's Fast Talk French, a pocket-sized, essential language guide designed to get you talking quickly; perfect for a quick trip experience. Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet, Michael Janes, Jean-Pierre Masclef, Jean-Bernard Carillet. About Lonely Planet: Started in 1973, Lonely Planet is the world's leading travel guide publisher with guidebooks to every destination on the planet, and has been connecting travellers and locals for over 25 years with phrasebooks for 120 languages, more than any other publisher! With an award-winning website, a suite of mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community, Lonely Planet enables curious travellers to experience the world and to truly get to the heart of the places they find themselves. The world awaits! *#1 phrasebook publisher. Source: Nielsen Bookscan UK, US & AUS
  • BDQYZ
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    GET D!RTY! Next time you're traveling or just chattin' in Greek with your friends, drop the textbook formality and bust out with expressions they never teach you in school, including: * cool slang * funny insults * explicit sex terms * raw swear words Dirty Greek teaches the casual expressions heard every day on the streets of Greece: What's up? Tee YEE-neh-teh? I'm wasted. EE-meh gol. Dude, she's crazy hot. FEE-leh EE-neh treh-LOH moo-NEE. That girl is giving me a semi. SKE-tee KAV-la ee GOH-meh-na. Oh god, I'm gonna come! Oh, theh-EH moo, thah HEE-soh! I'm gonna kick your ass. Thah seh pla-KOH-soh stoh XEE-loh. I will fuck you up. Tha seh gha-MEE-so. Holy crap! O-hee, reh POO-stee! I'm starving! EH-hoh peh-THA-nee steen PEE-na! Let's party! EH-la na VHOO-meh toh VRA-thee! Who farted? Pee-OS EH-kla-seh? Those gyros gave me the runs. MEH PYA-seh TSEER-la AP-ta soov-LA-kya.