These easy-to-use, pocket-sized language guides are a great way to learn to speak hundreds of basic words and phrases in the most popular foreign languages. With these fun visual guides, just follow the illustrated prompts and read the English words out loud. Soon you’ll be speaking the language well enough to be understood by most native speakers while asking directions, ordering food at a restaurant, shopping, or just making new friends!Mike Ellis is a web designer with expertise in e-commerce, online marketing, search engine optimization, and affiliate marketing. He runs the popular Web site www.slanguage.com and is the author of seven previous Slanguage books. He lives with his family near Philadelphia.