'BBC' Greek Phrase Book and Dictionary
Goodrich (Phillippa)
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BOOK ABSTRACT:

Amazon Book Description

  1. Compact and easy to use, this handy guide includes travel and language tips plus a two-way mini-dictionary, so you’ll never be stuck for the right word.
  2. It is arranged by topic in clear, colour-coded sections, and offers phrases for every eventuality. It’s simple-to-read format allows you to build your own sentences and develop your language skills.
  3. Also featuring a comprehensive menu-reader and pronunciation guide, it is the ideal companion to any trip.

Contents
  1. Pronunciation guide – 6
  2. The basics – 9
    → essentials – 10
    → numbers – 12
    → ordinal numbers – 13
    → fractions – 14
    → days, months – 14
    → seasons, dates – 15
    → telling the time – 15
    → time phrases – 16
    → measurements – 18
    → clothes and shoe sizes – 19
    → national holidays and festivals – 20
  3. General conversation – 21
    → greetings – 22
    → introductions – 23
    → talking about yourself – 23
    → asking about other people – 25
    → chatting – 26
    → the weather – 27
    → likes and dislikes – 28
    → feelings and opinions – 29
    → making arrangements – 31
    → useful expressions – 32
  4. Travel & transport – 33
    → arriving in the country – 34
    → directions – 36
    → information and tickets – 38
    → trains – 40
    → buses and coaches – 42
    → underground – 43
    → boats and ferries – 44
    → air travel – 46
    → taxis – 47
    → hiring cars and bicycles – 49
    → driving – 51
    → mechanical problems – 53
    → car parts – 55
    → bicycle parts – 56
  5. Accommodation – 57
    → booking in advance – 59
    → checking in – 62
    → hotels, B&Bs and hostels – 63
    → camping and caravanning – 65
    → requests and queries – 66
    → problems and complaints – 68
    → checking out – 70
    → self-catering / second homes – 71
  6. Food & drink – 73
    → making bookings – 75
    → at the restaurant – 76
    → ordering your food – 77
    → ordering your drinks
    → bars and cafes – 80
    → comments and requests – 82
    → special requirements – 82
    → problems and complaints – 84
    → paying the bill – 84
    → buying food – 85
    → menu reader:
    → → drinks – 87
    → → food – 88
  7. Sightseeing & activities – 93
    → at the tourist office – 94
    → opening times – 95
    → visiting places – 96
    → going on tours and trips – 98
    → tourist glossary – 100
    → entertainment – 100
    → booking tickets – 103
    → at the show – 104
    → sports and activities – 105
    → at the beach, river or pool – 108
  8. Shops & services – 109
    → shopping – 110
    → paying – 113
    → buying clothes and shoes – 114
    → changing rooms – 115
    → exchanges and refunds – 116
    → bargaining – 117
    → photography – 117
    → at the off-licence – 119
    → at the post office – 120
    → at the bank – 121
    → changing money – 123
    → telephones – 124
    → mobiles – 126
    → the internet – 127
    → faxes – 128
  9. Health & safety – 129
    → at the chemist’s – 130
    → at the doctor's – 131
    → describing your symptoms – 132
    → medical complaints and conditions – 133
    → parts of the body – 135
    → at the dentist's – 137
    → emergencies – 138
    → police – 140
    → reporting crime – 141
  10. Basic grammar – 143
  11. English – Greek dictionary – 151
  12. Greek – English dictionary – 191
  13. Index – 221

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BBC Active, Educational Publishers LLP, 2005 (2007 Reprint)



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