The Visual Phrasebook and Dictionary.
Why don't things abroad work the same way as at home when they look so familiar? An illustrated phrase book for situations where you need cues not words, plus those essential phrases when you do need words.
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?
These new-generation phrase books combine highly illustrated practical information (using specially commissioned photos) together with essential phrases. They include an up-to-date dictionary containing practical vocabulary and an illustrated menu reader to help you sample the best food.
'Collins Language Survival Guides' are the key to hassle-free travel.
- Publication Date:
- 01 / 08 / 2003
- 111 x 178mm