A concise Italian phrase book and guide to the Italian language, "Essential Italian" contains basic vocabulary necessary for communicating in Italian. Part of Tuttle Publishing's "Essential Phrasebooks" Series, "Essential Italian " is a great first introduction and beginner guide to the language of Italy. Perfect for business people or tourist traveling to Italian, this book's easy indexing feature allows it to act as an Italian phrasebook or as a Italian to English Dictionary / English to Italian Dictionary. A clever "point to" feature allows you to simply point to a phrase translated in Italian without the need to say a single word or read a single sentence. You will soon find yourself turning to "Essential Italian " again and again when visiting and working or interacting with Italian speakers In this book you will find: Over 1500 practical sentences for everyday use. A glossary of over 200 terms and expressions. Terms and phrases covering essential aspects of traveling and living in Italy.Titles in this bestselling series of phrasebooks include: "Essential Japanese, Essential Chinese, Essential Cantonese, Essential Tagalog, and Essential Arabic."