Vest Pocket Italian This handy guide has everything you need for quick familiarity with Italian: useful phrases, pronunciation guide, basic sentence patterns, grammar outline--PLUS a bilingual dictionary with more than 4,000 entries. Don't leave home without it! Key to Pronunciation: simplified spelling takes the mystery out of pronouncing new words, makes it easy to start speaking right away. Basic Sentence Patterns: the "building blocks" for basic statements and questions. Everyday Conversations: situational phrases, questions and answers that travelers are most likely to need. Outline of Grammar: clear, concise explanations lead to rapid understandig and usability. Bilingual Dictionary: over 4,000 entries cover most frequent words, give helpful information for instant correct usage.Cortina Staff is the author of 'Vest Pocket Italian', published 1990 under ISBN 9780805015096 and ISBN 0805015094.