Collins Portuguese Phrasebook and Dictionary is 'four books in one' - a photoguide, a phrasebook, a food guide containing a menu reader and a 5,000-word dictionary.The phrases are short and easy to use. The language reflects everyday speech - there are no lengthy sentences to struggle and sweat over. The phrases have a simple guide to help with pronunciation. There are also practical tips to help you make the most of your visit abroad.The new 4-colour layout allows easy access to key information.Collins Portuguese Phrasebook and Dictionary isn't just for emergencies. The specially commissioned food guides describe the different regional dishes and wines. They also contain a comprehensive menu reader to guide you through the maze of menus.The audio files cover all the essential phrases needed to get by. They are presented clearly and slowly by a native speaker and all words and phrases are repeated twice.The listening material provides a chance to practise and learn key words and vocabulary before you embark on your travels.Repeated listening will ensure that you will recognize much of what is said to you abroad and will give you extra confidence in your pronunciation.
Fully up-to-date and revised to reflect the latest changes in Portuguese and English, with a newly updated Phrasefinder section making it the perfect choice for anyone needing a portable, up-to-the-minute Portuguese dictionary for everyday use. - All the latest words in both languages- User-friendly Phrasefinder supplement for travellers, including a new menu-reader section. Sections include: Getting Around, Accommodation and Complaints, this is an instant reference available when you need it most. The menu-reader section offers a quick guide to the most common words and phrases you will find in Portuguese and Brazilian caf�s and restaurants- Clear layout, useful examples, language and cultural notes- Brazilian Portuguese with European Portuguese variants and both UK and US English shownDesigned to give travellers, students, business people and the general user alike all the information they need in a handy format.
Sound and speak like a native. Collins Gem Spanish Phrasebook & Dictionary is ideal for practising pronunciation, listening comprehension and becoming more confident, not just in speaking but in understanding others when abroad. The Spanish Gem will give you the right word at the right time – every time.
Annotation. A bibliography citing and annotating over 750 publications on Portugal for English readers. They range across disciplines such as history, archaeology, biography, emigrants and overseas colonies, finance and banking, labor, science and technology, sport, periodicals, literature, transport, science, flora, religion, and politics. The emphasis is on works published during or since the 1980s, but a number of earlier titles are also included. A substantial introduction outlines the country's history. Laidlar (Portuguese, U. of Manchester) updates P.T.H. Unwin's 1987 first edition. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR.
The Collins Portuguese Dictionary offers intermediate learners of Portuguese all the words and phrases they need in current Portuguese and English and includes all of the changes from the 2009 Portuguese Spelling Reform, as well as useful cultural notes. Collins Portuguese Dictionary is designed for intermediate learners of Portuguese, whether at school, at home, or for business. 82,000 references and 119,000 translations will help those learning Portuguese take their language skills to the next level. This edition of the Collins Portuguese Dictionary has been revised and updated to offer extensive and relevant coverage of today's Portuguese, incorporating all of the changes from the 2009 Portuguese Spelling Reform. A helpful introduction explains how the new spelling reform aims to eliminate the differences which existed between Brazilian and European Portuguese spelling. The clear new Collins typography gives the text a contemporary feel, and ensures that users find the information they need quickly and easily. Other titles in the Collins Portuguese Dictionary range are Collins Gem Portuguese Dictionary and Collins Pocket Portuguese Dictionary.
THIS BRIGHT AND AMUSING BOOK PROVIDES A PERFECT STARTING POINT FOR BEGINNERS OF ALL AGES TO LEARN ARABIC. PANORAMIC PICTURES OF EVERYDAY SCENES ARE SURROUNDED BY SMALL PICTURES WITH THEIR NAMES IN ARABIC. EACH ARABIC WORD IS ALSO WRITTEN IN ROMAN LETTERS TO SHOW YOU HOW TO PRONOUNCE IT. THE ASSOCIATION OF THE WORDS AND PICTURES PROVIDES A SIMPLE AND EFFECTIVE WAY TO LEARN NEW VOCABULARY, WHILE THE PANORAMIC SCENES PROVIDE OPPORTUNITIES FOR TALKING ABOUT THE PICTURES AND FORMING SIMPLE SENTENCES. AT THE BACK OF THE BOOK THERE IS A GUIDE TO THE ARABIC ALPHABET AND A LIST OF ALL THE ARABIC WORDS WITH THEIR PRONUNCIATION GUIDES AND MEANINGS IN ENGLISH. WITH DELIGHTFUL PICTURES BY STEPHEN CARTWRIGHT, THIS IS A FUN AND ENGAGING WAY TO LEARN A NEW LANGUAGE.
"...Provides a full account of what Portugal has to offer those staying there for more than just the standard tourist visit...a well-laid out handbook which covers all aspects of living and working in an easy-to-read style", -- Vida Hispanica, Journal for the Association for Language Learning. Sue Tyson-Ward draws on more than 16 years' living and working in Portugal, and experience as a language consultant and author of several Portuguese textbooks.