Conversational Italian for Travelers Books – Review and July 4th Giveaway
Posted on June 29, 2018
Grazie mille Aeine from Italian for Self Study for reviewing all three of my “Conversational Italian for Travelers” books!
Read all about what Aeine has to say about how to use my “Conversational Italian for Travelers” reference books “Just the Verbs” and “Just the Grammar” along with my pocket books of Italian phrases, “Just the Important Phrases”
(The rights to purchase the Conversational Italian for Travelers books in PDF format can also be obtained on my websites.)
Then, if you want to get started, LISTEN to the FREE audio of the story about Caterina, the American girl who travels to Italy (played by me, of course) when she goes to visit her Italian family (each role played by native Italian speakers).
Each chapter of my books is built around the Italian spoken in these dialogues, which are available for FREE on my NEW website: Learn Conversational Italian.com.
When you open the homepage to Learn Conversational Italian.com , you will find all of my blogs to learn both beginning and intermediate Italian (including the subjunctive mode).
When you click on the maroon Audio Tab on the homepage, the drop down bar will bring you to a green tab that reads: Online Interactive Conversational Italian Dialogue .
The green tab will take you to a page that lists Chapters 1 – 18 of my dialogues. From “At the Airport” to “At the Hotel and Restaurant.” Simply click on the chapter you want to listen to and get started! For a print out version of each dialogue, click on the “PDF” link on the top right hand corner. It’s that easy.
And, of course, here is the link to my review! Click on the link and fill out a simple form to be entered in a drawing for a free pocket phrase book. Good Luck! Conversational Italian Review and Giveaway by Aein Hope June 26, 2018,
♦ Italy Travel Tip: Italian in My Pocket! ♦
Grazie mille Victoria De Maio from for this review of my pocket travel book, Conversational Italian for Travelers Just the Important Phrases on your blog, PostcardZ from Victoria! January 28, 2018.
Also, I am honored to be one of expert contributors featured in your new book, “Victoria’s Travel TipZ Italian Style – MORE Ways to Enjoy Italian Ways on Your Trip to Italy”!
From Victoria De Maio:
Even though I grew up in an Italian family, for the most part that generation didn’t teach Italian to their children. Therefore I’m not, unfortunately, anywhere near fluent. I’ve shared before that I’ve probably taken Italian 101, well, 101 times! But I try and I hobble along and maintain a desire to improve. And I always recommend learning, at least, basic words and phrases…
That is exactly why Kathryn’s handy pocket size book is a perfect companion. Less than 4’x6″, you can carry it in your pocket or purse and learn useful expressions almost anywhere and anytime!
Even if learning Italian isn’t on your new year’s resolutions, I always suggest that you learn a few useful phrases before you land and then, learn and practice along the way. But why wait for your next trip…study a little every day!
With this handy phrase book you can easily find the topic you need (starting with the basics and offering exactly what you need when you need it (e.g., Travel, Transportation, At the Restaurant, At the Hotel, etc.). Worst case, if you can’t pronounce it, just point and smile!
Grazie, Kathryn, for this practical, handy way to refresh, learn and be conversational on my Italy travels.
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“Victoria’s Travel TipZ Italian Style” with you to Italy!
December 5, 2017 – Thanks for the Instagram shout out! From blogger Ishita Sood at Italophilia
Ciao Kathryn! So so touched on receiving your book today! It look amazing and so handy. I shared it on my Instagram stories too.Attaching a screenshot 🙂Ishita Sood
Author name: Kathryn Occhipinti, M.D. Genre: Adult Italian Language (for travel) Books: Conversational Italian for Travelers series: Textbook and…pocket book “Just the Important Phrases (with Restaurant Vocabulary and Idiomatic Expressions)…reference books, “Just the Verbs” and “Just the Grammar” Bio: Dr. Kathryn Occhipinti is a radiologist of Italian-American descent who has been leading Italian language groups in […]
Fra Noi Chicago Magazine:
“Conversational Italian for Travelers”
may be just what you are looking for!
Grazie mille “Fra Noi” magazine for your review of Conversational Italian for Travelers “Just the Important Phrases” (with Restaurant Vocabulary and Idiomatic Expressions) in the September 2016 edition of your magazine!
Conversational Italian for Travelers: Just the Important Phrases pocket travel book
Pocket pal: Don’t speak Italian? Planning your dream vacation to Italy? Kathryn Occhipinti’s pocket travel book may be just what you’re looking for. The full title says it all. “Conversational Italian for Travelers: Just the Important Phrases (with Restaurant Vocabulary and Idiomatic Expressions)” is accessible and humorous while offering a tried-and-true method for understanding and remembering important Italian phrases. Small and lightweight, it slips easily into a pocket or purse. The book covers pronunciation, basic vocabulary and communication, meetings and greetings, how to be polite, changing money, taking the train, asking for help, shopping, making friends, talking on the telephone, dealing with hotels, reading menus, ordering at restaurants and much more. Available on Amazon.com
Grazie mille for this review of my pocket travel book out today!
Although I’ve had the wonderful pleasure of traveling through Italy many times, I firmly believe that the Italian language will be an eternal challenge to adequately grasp and understand. Everyone learns differently, but for me I need total immersion and that means living among the Italians. However, with each new experience conversing with them while I’m in Italy, I learn a little more. They are so encouraging with my efforts to communicate and they make me feel good for putting my best efforts into it. It is such a rewarding experience to say the right words in Italian and to join in the conversation while making good sense.
I always make it a rule to travel extremely light. That means just one small pull-bag and a knapsack. As most of us, I had to learn the hard way. So when Dr. Kathryn Occhipinti, author of “Conversational Italian for Travelers ~…
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Conversational Italian for Travelers: Just the Important Phrases – Thank you, Margie, for a wonderful review on your blog, MargeinItaly! Below is an excerpt. Click on the link for the full review. Conversational Italian for Travelers – Book Review
Occasionally I like to introduce an author or feature a book about Italy or anything Italian. Today I am honored to recommend a book I recently discovered, and I think you’ll like it too.
Conversational Italian for Travelers Just the Important Phrasesby Kathryn Occhipinti is the perfect travel companion for your trip to Italy. Concise and well organized, only 4 inches by 6 inches, this pocket-sized Italian language book can travel with you wherever you go in Italy. Beginning with pronunciation of the Italian alphabet this book is full of practical information about every aspect of travel in Italy.
Conversational Italian is what you need in Italy and you can learn it so quickly here with the author’s focus on “just the important phrases.”
From meeting people to transportation, to renting a car, to shopping, to ordering food in a restaurant, to money, all topics of importance are…
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