Oxford Paravia Italian Dictionary by
Location: Mugar Memorial Library Reference X (PC1640 .O95 2006 )
Publication Date: 2006
This is a major new edition of the Oxford-Paravia Italian Dictionary, the most complete and up-to-date Italian dictionary available. With hundreds of new words in each language, it covers all the latest terms such as aid worker, climate change, and life coach, and includes specialist EU terminology such as acquis and revolving presidency. The 7,000 most frequently used words in Italian are highlighted to help you learn essential vocabulary.Also new to this edition are cultural notes, providing lively and interesting information on life in Italy, and a guide to correspondence, which includes sample letters, emails, CVs, and help with text messaging. There are notes throughout the A-Z text to warn of politically sensitive vocabulary, to alert you to key differences between Italian and English, and to show how words such as with and before are used in different contexts.