The Complete Idiot's Guide to Learning Yiddish
You're no idiot, of course. You can serve up a mean s'il vous plaît in a French bistro, live la vida loca for a night of margaritas, and manage a sayonara! after sushi, sake, and karaoke. But when it comes to throwing around a little Yiddish, you feel like a total nebbish!
Don't throw up your hands in a helpless “Oy, vey” just yet! The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Learning Yiddish is your guide to this unique tongue, whether you're tackling rules of grammar or just throwing around some key phrases so you sound a little less goyish. In this Complete Idiot's Guide® you get:
--A fascinating explanation of how and why Yiddish developed.
--An easy introduction to the Yiddish alphabet, as well as to the distinctive sound of Yiddish.
--All the Yiddish you'll need for communicating with family and friends or for bargain-hunting on New York's Lower East Side.
--A treasury of Yiddish words and phrases for everything.
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Love it ....comprehensive and fun overview of a charming and engaging language...bought one for my daugthers brithday...she loved it. I used yiddish all my life and now know its origins and more words and their meanings. Read full review