Provides a specialist business vocabulary for translators, business people, secretaries, and students. Comprehensive coverage of all aspects of business: insurance, stock exchange, accounting, finance, and computing.
From angst to zydeco, the ultimate guide to foreign terms and phrases, this practical and browsable A-to-Z reference tells you all you need to know to understand, pronounce, and appreciate the nearly 2,000 foreign words and phrases commonly used by speakers and writers of English. Covering a wide variety of subject areas and includes loan-words from more than sixty languages around the world, such as: Latin (desideratum) * the romance languages (rapprochement, macho, imbroglio) * German (gestalt) * Russian (gulag) * Hebrew (shibboleth) * Yiddish (shtick) * Persian (tambura) * Hindi (purdah) * Arabic (loofah) * Hawaiian (kanaka) * Creole French (zydeco) * and Japanese (netsuke).
Contains language instruction titles for Chinese, French, German, Italian, and Spanish as well as titles on the culture, history, literature, and art of the countries where those languages are spoken. Many of the supplemental titles are presented in the native tongue, often with English subtitles—ideal for listening comprehension. Get more help here