Collins Portuguese Phrasebook and Dictionary is 'four books in one' - a photoguide, a phrasebook, a food guide containing a menu reader and a 5,000-word dictionary.The phrases are short and easy to use. The language reflects everyday speech - there are no lengthy sentences to struggle and sweat over. The phrases have a simple guide to help with pronunciation. There are also practical tips to help you make the most of your visit abroad.The new 4-colour layout allows easy access to key information.Collins Portuguese Phrasebook and Dictionary isn't just for emergencies. The specially commissioned food guides describe the different regional dishes and wines. They also contain a comprehensive menu reader to guide you through the maze of menus.The audio files cover all the essential phrases needed to get by. They are presented clearly and slowly by a native speaker and all words and phrases are repeated twice.The listening material provides a chance to practise and learn key words and vocabulary before you embark on your travels.Repeated listening will ensure that you will recognize much of what is said to you abroad and will give you extra confidence in your pronunciation.
Sound and speak like a native. Collins Gem Portuguese Phrasebook & Dictionary is ideal for practising pronunciation, listening comprehension and becoming more confident, not just in speaking but in understanding others when abroad. The Portuguese Gem will give you the right word at the right time – every time.
How were you to know that you had to weigh your own fruit in the supermarket, or that the unidentified machine on the platform was where you should have punched your ticket before getting on the train, or that the barman is trying to tell you to pay for your drink at the cash till before you can order it at the bar, or that the titbits he places by your side are for everyone, not just for you to scoff? Intended to help in situations like these, this phrase book combines highly illustrated practical information together with essential phrases and vocabulary.
Sound and speak like a native. Collins Gem Spanish Phrasebook & Dictionary is ideal for practising pronunciation, listening comprehension and becoming more confident, not just in speaking but in understanding others when abroad. The Spanish Gem will give you the right word at the right time – every time.
The Rough Guide to South America on a Budget is the definitive guide to making the most of this exotic region without breaking the bank. Backpackers, career-breakers, gap year travellers and those who want more bang for their buck, will find in-depth budget information for all twelve South American countries and every aspect of travel. From hotels, hostels and restaurants to special events, festivals and adrenalin-pumping outdoor activities, this guide is packed with the best budget information. You'll find "Treat Yourself" boxes that feature great places and things worth splashing out on and also a full-colour introduction with highlights for every country. There are reviews and recommendations for night-life, shopping, markets and entertainment, as well as useful words and phrases in every language and detailed maps for hundreds of locations.
The full-colour The Rough Guide to South America on a Budget is the ultimate guidebook for travelling the continent, from Colombia's Caribbean beaches to the ice-fields of Patagonia. Detailed colour maps and in-depth coverage of what to see, where to stay and how to get around will help you discover the best this dazzling continent has to offer. The guide features reviews of affordable accommodation, cheap places to eat and laidback bars, plus all the information you need for hiking the Inca Trail, whale-watching in Argentina celebrating Carnival in Rio and much more besides. Make the most of your trip of a lifetime with The Rough Guide to South America on a Budget.
A Phrase Book . . . A Dictionary . . . A Travel Guide . . . All in One! The HarperCollins Language Survival Guide: Portugal covers every aspect of travel in Portugal, from traffic signs and bank machines to restaurants and Internet cafés. Bring it along and you’ll have no trouble finding the best Portuguese wine, bread, and seafood. Totally different from every other language or phrase book. You’ll find: Clear, to-the-point photographs illustrating vocabulary and social customs for quick and easy reference Practical tourist information Concise bilingual dictionary and grammar section
Are you looking for a complete course in Brazilian Portuguese which takes you effortlessly from beginner to confident speaker? Whether you are starting from scratch, or are just out of practice, Complete Brazilian Portuguese will guarantee success! Now fully updated to make your language learning experience fun and interactive. You can still rely on the benefits of a top language teacher and our years of teaching experience, but now with added learning features within the course and online. The course is structured in thematic units and the emphasis is placed on communication, so that you effortlessly progress from introducing yourself and dealing with everyday situations, to using the phone and talking about work. By the end of this course, you will be at Level B2 of the Common European Framework for Languages: Can interact with a degree of fluency and spontaneity that makes regular interaction with native speakers quite possible without strain for either party. Learn effortlessly with a new easy-to-read page design and interactive features: NOT GOT MUCH TIME? One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started. AUTHOR INSIGHTS Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience. GRAMMAR TIPS Easy-to-follow building blocks to give you a clear understanding. USEFUL VOCABULARY Easy to find and learn, to build a solid foundation for speaking. DIALOGUES Read and listen to everyday dialogues to help you speak and understand fast. PRONUNCIATION Don't sound like a tourist! Perfect your pronunciation before you go. TEST YOURSELF Tests in the book and online to keep track of your progress. EXTEND YOUR KNOWLEDGE Extra online articles at: www.teachyourself.com to give you a richer understanding of the culture and history of Brazil. TRY THIS Innovative exercises illustrate what you've learnt and how to use it. This product is most effective when used in conjunction with the corresponding audio support. The audio support is sold separately (ISBN: 9781444104172) (copy and paste the ISBN number into the search bar to find these products)
The Rough Guide to South Americais the definitive handbook to the continent. Features include- Full-coloursection introducing South America's highlights Detailedcoverage and extensive practicalities for all thirteen countries, along with the Galapagos Islands and Easter Island. Vividaccounts of unmissable attractions, from the beaches of Rio and the glaciers of Patagonia to the Inca ruins at Machu Picchu. Hundredsof critical reviews on the best places to stay, eat and drink, plus details on major festivals and indigenous music. Expertadvice on exploring the jungles, deserts and mountains up close, as well as crossing borders and planning multi-country trips. Maps and Plansfor the entire continent.
German Quickly: A Grammar for Reading German is a thorough, straightforward textbook with a sense of fun. It teaches the fundamentals for reading German literary and scholarly texts of all levels of difficulty. It can be used as an introductory text for scholars with no background in German, or it can serve as a reference text for students wishing to review German. The grammar explanations are detailed and clear, addressing common problems students encounter while learning to read German. This book includes thought-provoking and entertaining reading selections consisting mainly of aphorisms and proverbs. There are also twelve appendices, including a summary of German grammar, descriptions of German dictionaries, a partial answer key, strategies for learning German, and a humanities vocabulary section of about 3,800 words.