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.