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Lonely Planet's Costa Rican Spanish Phrasebook & Dictionary is your handy passport to culturally enriching travels with the most relevant and useful Costa Rican Spanish phrases and vocabulary for all your travel needs. Discuss the wildlife with the locals, banter in Coast Rican slang and bargain like a pro; all with your trusted travel companion. With language tools in your back pocket, you can truly get to the heart of wherever you go, so begin your journey now!
Get More From Your Trip with Easy-to-Find Phrases for Every Travel Situation!
Feel at ease with essential tips on culture, manners, idioms and multiple meanings
Order with confidence, explain food allergies, and try new foods with the menu decoder
Save time and hassles with vital phrases at your fingertips
Never get stuck for words with the 3500-word two-way, quick-reference dictionary
Be prepared for both common and emergency travel situations with practical phrases and terminology
Meet friends with conversation starter phrases
Get your message across with easy-to-use pronunciation guides
Inside Lonely Planet's Costa Rican Spanish Phrasebook & Dictionary:
User-friendly layout organized by travel scenario categories
Listen For - phrases you may hear
Look For - phrases you may see on signs
Shortcuts - easy-to-remember alternatives to the full phrases
Basics - time, dates, numbers, amounts, pronunciation, reading tips, grammar rules
Practical - travel with kids, disabled travelers, sightseeing, business, banking, post office, internet, phones, repairs, bargaining, accommodations, directions, border crossing, transport
Social - meeting people, interests, feelings, opinions, going out, romance, culture, activities, weather
Safe Travel - emergencies, police, doctor, chemist, dentist, symptoms, conditions
Food - ordering, at the market, at the bar, dishes, ingredients
The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet's Costa Rican Spanish Phrasebook & Dictionary, a pocket-sized comprehensive language guide, provides on-the-go language assistance; great for language students and travellers looking to interact with locals and immerse themselves in local culture.
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About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travellers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves. The world awaits!
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