40,000 words and phrases in a portable format. A modern Italian dictionary offering excellent coverage of today's Italian language, culture and usage. Clear presentation and colour make it easy to use and its handy format and durability make it your ideal companion at home, school or on your travels. Features include: The most up-to-date words in both languages from a wide range of areas. Full GCSE coverage, to give students exam confidence. An in-depth "Italian in Focus" supplement containing information about Italian language and culture to enhance your learning. An "Italian verb tables" supplement which features the most common irregular verbs and examples of verbs in use. Whether you're on business, holiday or just learning Italian at your own pace, this dictionary is designed to give you all the information you need in a handy yet robust format. It includes all the latest words as well as these features: an easy-to-read colour layout, special treatment of "key words", notes about life in Italy, and warnings on common errors and false friends. The "Italian in Focus" supplement helps you to develop your knowledge and confidence in the language, with a section on common translation difficulties to be aware of. There is information on pronunciation and improving your fluency, as well as on how to use Italian in different situations, like sending an email or making a phone call. The supplement also gives you an insight into Italian life. 40,000 words and phrases, 60,000 translations. Flexible plastic/vinyl cover.