Italian Without Words

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Summersdale, 2008 - Body language - 108 pages
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Who needs words to speak Italian? Now the power to communicate in the language of love is literally at your fingertips.

Forget long hours of study with language tapes. All you really need to communicate like a true paesano is this unique phrasebook of Italian body language. With these hilarious hand gestures and facial expressions you'll have no problem passing yourself off as a born and bred Italian. You will instantly know how to say such essential phrases as:

* How are you doing?

* What do I care?

* You've got to be crazy!

* I'll break your knees.

* Don't get mad, I'll pay you.

* What will I tell my mother?

Whether you're dealing with the Mafia or eating mamma's best spaghetti, you too can master Italian greetings, small talk, vows of love and bloodcurdling curses to suit every expressive occasion. This book shows you how! It's the fastest and funniest way to learn Italian.

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Italian Without Words

User Review  - lsgw -

Too funny. Gave my original away to a close friend so had to get a new one to share with future Italian friends who totally get it! Read full review

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I found the gestures in this book to be very helpful in a presentation I did. The author presented the gestures in a very tasteful way. I thoroughly enjoyed it. Read full review

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About the author (2008)

Don Cangelosi, a Director of the Boys Club of N.Y., and Joseph Delli Carpini, an advertising executive, are native New Yorkers who delight in carrying on long conversations in Italian without uttering a single word. They usually get the best tables in Italian restaurants.

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