Buon giorno! From ordering calamari in Venice to making new friends in Tuscan hill towns, it helps to speak some of the native tongue in Italy. Rick Steves offers well-tested Italian words and phrases that come in handy in a variety of situations. Inside you'll find:Key phrases for use in everyday circumstances, complete with phonetic spellingAn English-Italian and Italian-English dictionaryTips for small talk and local lingo with Rick's signature sense of humor A tear-out cheat sheet for continued language practice as you wait in line at the Sistine Chapel (no internet connection required!)Informative, concise, and practical, Rick Steves Italian Phrase Book is an essential item for any traveler's pocket.