Practical information about American life and culture for international individuals and families traveling or moving to the U.S. Overview maps of the U.S. with climates and distances between major cities; charts on converting European-American clothing sizes, Centigrade-Farenheit temperatures, American and metric measurements; samples of job résumés and cover letters, step-by-step instructions for renting a home, buying a car, explanations of sports idioms, illustrations of social security cards, medicine labels, house styles. And much much more. 248 pages. Useful for more than a year after moving to America.
Hello! USA, 7th Edition
This classic book has helped tens of thousands of newcomers make a smooth and informed entry into the US. The Seventh Edition includes updates of every URL and telephone number, plus current advice about local transportation options, getting connected on line, registering for school, searching for a home, banking, shopping, cooking, finding medical care and more.