translating book

Aug 26th, 2003, 07:22 PM
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translating book

Can anyone recommend a good italian/english translation book?
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Aug 26th, 2003, 08:46 PM
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I like the Barron's "At-A-Glance" pocket translations guides. Along with phonetic pronunciations (which are essential!), they're chock full of other useful and valuable tips and information. And, they're very comprehensive and well organized.
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Aug 27th, 2003, 06:05 AM
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My husband got the Lonely Planet phrase book and I got the Berlitz phrase book for our upcoming trip. We'll see which is best. They are both pocket size and seem to have a lot of useful information and phrases- all divided by categories such as dining out, transportation, etc. There is also and English/Italian dictionary in the back.
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Aug 27th, 2003, 09:18 AM
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Thank you both!
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Aug 27th, 2003, 09:25 AM
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My test:

Look up "stamp". That seems to be the word I most need and don't know. Most translation books will fail with this simple, but often needed word.
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