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    DescriptionLearn how to read in Italian - instantly! "Easy Italian Reader" is a unique, easy-to-follow guide based on the premise that the best way to learn a language is to start reading it immediately! Whether you're a brand-new beginner or an advanced-beginning learner, you will dive into the language with engaging readings that progress in difficulty to match your growing reading skills. This process will allow you to rapidly build comprehension and confidence as you enjoy the stories. "Easy Italian Reader" begins with the story of Christine, an American girl whose family moves to Italy. She acclimates to her new home with help from her Roman friend Antonio. As you read about her experiences, you'll discover the nuances of language and culture right along with Christine.The second section provides a colorful history of Italy, from the founding of Rome to the present. And the third section contains readings from contemporary literature, giving learners the thrill of reading authentic Italian. Progressive format makes it easy to build comprehension quickly. Helpful word glossaries conveniently present new words and phrases. Exercises challenge language comprehension and build reading skills.


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    Title
    Easy Italian Reader
    Subtitle
    A Three-part Text for Beginning Students
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Riccarda Saggese
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 256
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 226 mm
    Thickness: 18 mm
    Weight: 295 g
    Language
    English
    Italian
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780071439572
    ISBN 10: 0071439579
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: LAN
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    BIC subject category V2: CJBR
    LC subject heading:
    B&T General Subject: 480
    Ingram Subject Code: LF
    Libri: I-LF
    B&T Approval Code: A20243000
    LC subject heading: ,
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 17240
    BISAC V2.8: FOR013000
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 06
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S1.2T
    DC22: 458.6421
    BISAC V2.8: LAN012000
    B&T Approval Code: A22400000
    DC22: 458.6/421
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: PC1117 .S24 2006
    Thema V1.0: CJBR
    Illustrations note
    Illustrations, map
    Publisher
    McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
    Imprint name
    McGraw-Hill Contemporary
    Publication date
    01 December 2005
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Riccarda Saggese, a native of Italy, is an assistant professor of Italian at the University of Delaware. In addition to various Italian degrees, she earned a Ph.D. in Italian literature from Johns Hopkins University.
    Back cover copy
    Learn how to read in Italian--instantly! "Easy Italian Reader" is a unique, easy-to-follow guide based on the premise that the best way to learn a language is to start reading it immediately! Whether you're a brand-new beginner or an advanced-beginning learner, you will dive into the language with engaging readings that progress in difficulty to match your growing reading skills. This process will allow you to rapidly build comprehension and confidence as you enjoy the stories. "Easy Italian Reader" begins with the story of Christine, an American girl whose family moves to Italy. She acclimates to her new home with help from her Roman friend Antonio. As you read about her experiences, you'll discover the nuances of language and culture right along with Christine. The second section provides a colorful history of Italy, from the founding of Rome to the present. And the third section contains readings from contemporary literature, giving learners the thrill of reading authentic Italian. Progressive format makes it easy to build comprehension quickly Helpful word glossaries conveniently present new words and phrases Exercises challenge language comprehension and build reading skills
    Table of contents
    Introduction PARTE PRIMA: Antonio e Christine 1 Due amici 2 Gli studi 3 La famiglia di Antonio 4 La famiglia di Chtistine 5 Due appartamenti Ripasso 1 6 La scuola di Antonio Etc. (Chaps. 7-20) PARTE SECONDA: Fatti e figure della nostra storia 1 La nascita di Roma 2 Giulio Cesare (100-44 a.C.) 3 La pace romana Ripasso 1 4 La citta medievale 5 La cucina medievale 6 San Francesco (1182-1226) Etc. (Chaps. 7-22) PARTE TERZA: Scrittori contemporanei Volevo i pantaloni di Lara Cardella Le luci di Roma di Alberto Moravia Vita di Melania Mazzucco Answer Key Vocabolario