Portuguese Phrases for Dummies
ISBN: 0470037504
EAN13: 9780470037508
Language: English
Publication Date: January 10, 2007
Pages: 216
Dimensions: 0.55" H x 7.32" L x 4.17" W
Weight: 0.35 lbs.
Format: Paperback
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Book Overview
Are you thinking about traveling, studying, or working in Portugal or Brazil, but you don't know any Portuguese? Want to improve your conversation skills with the Portuguese-speaking people in your life? Portuguese Phrases for Dummies is the perfect diving board for anyone looking to communicate and even become fluent in the language. As the fifth-most widely spoken language in the world, Portuguese can be heard in South America, Africa, Asia, and of course, Portugal. If you want to know basic Portuguese but don't want a boring textbook that unloads tons of conjugation rules or long lists of words to memorize, then this quick-and-easy phrasebook will get your feet wet without overwhelming you. This friendly book covers a wide array of subjects both helpful and interesting, including: Numbers, days of the week, measurements, and time Making friends and small talk Enjoying every type of meal Shopping in markets and at stores Culture, leisure, and activities Work and transportation Finding a place to live Dealing with emergencies Slang and colloquial terms Phrases and particles to make you sound like a local Knowing these fundamentals, you'll be able to communicate with Portuguese-speaking people and continue learning about the language and culture. With hundred of useful phrases at your fingertips, Portuguese Phrases for Dummies will give you a basic comprehension of this beautiful language and have you speaking instantly
Editor Reviews
From the Back Cover Hundreds of useful phrases at your fingertips Speak Portuguese -- instantly! Traveling to Brazil or Portugal but don't know Portuguese? Need to kick up your conversation skills? This handy phrasebook will jump-start your comprehension and have you speaking basic Brazilian Portuguese in no time. Discover how to Get directions, shop, and eat out Talk numbers, dates, times, and money Chat about family and work Discuss sports and the weather Deal with problems and emergencies