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The Pocket Idiot's Guide to Italian Phrases, 2nd Edition by Gabrielle Euvino

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Chapter 11
Business and Communications
In This Chapter
• Using the telefono
• At the post office
• Talking business and finance
• Learning computer lingo
• The polizia and general emergencies
 
Whether for business or pleasure, a few skills can take you a long way: making una telefonata, writing a lettera, and being able to read the small print in a business contract or bank statement. I’ve also included useful computer lingo. Finally, you’ll find the language you need in the event of an emergency.

Il Telefono

It’s always a good idea to find out any local numbers that you might need in a quandary. Types of calls you may make include the following:

Telephone Talk

It’s a good idea to buy yourself una scheda telefonica (telephone card) at the ...

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