Brass Tacks: Money, Business, and Tecnologia
In This Chapter
♦ Il computer
♦ Banking terms
♦ Business lingo and titles
♦ Il congiuntivo: the subjunctive
♦ Il passato remoto: the past absolute
Money can’t buy you l’amore, but you sure can have fun spending it. For people doing business in Italy and for those fortunate enough to have the fortuna to stay in Italy for an extended periodo, this chapter gives you the terms you need to open a bank account, take out a mortgage, or make an investment.
To round out your studies, I’ve also added a computer section to give you the latest terminology. I’ve included a few of the more entertaining and commonly used emoticons Italians use when they are ciattando (chatting) online.
This chapter also ...