Complete Italian (Learn Italian with Teach Yourself)

Complete Italian (Learn Italian with Teach Yourself)

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This product is most effective when used in conjunction with the corresponding double CD. - You can purchase the book and double CD as a pack (ISBN: 9781444100136) - The double CD is also sold separately (ISBN: 9781444100143) (copy and paste the ISBN number into the search bar to find these products) Are you looking for a complete course in Italian which takes you effortlessly from beginner to confident speaker? Whether you are starting from scratch, or are just out of practice, Complete Italian will guarantee success! Now fully updated to make your language learning experience fun and interactive. You can still rely on the benefits of a top language teacher and our years of teaching experience, but now with added learning features within the course and online. The course is structured in 25 thematic units and the emphasis is placed on communication, so that you effortlessly progress from introducing yourself and dealing with everyday situations, to using the phone and talking about work.
By the end of this course, you will be at Level B2 of the Common European Framework for Languages: Can interact with a degree of fluency and spontaneity that makes regular interaction with native speakers quite possible without strain for either party. Learn effortlessly with full colour text, easy-to-read page design and interactive features: NOT GOT MUCH TIME? One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started. AUTHOR INSIGHTS Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience. GRAMMAR TIPS Easy-to-follow building blocks to give you a clear understanding. USEFUL VOCABULARY Easy to find and learn, to build a solid foundation for speaking. DIALOGUES Read and listen to everyday dialogues to help you speak and understand fast. PRONUNCIATION Don't sound like a tourist! Perfect your pronunciation before you go. TEST YOURSELF Tests in the book and online to keep track of your progress. EXTEND YOUR KNOWLEDGE Extra online articles at: to give you a richer understanding of the culture and history of Italy.
TRY THIS Innovative exercises illustrate what you've learnt and how to use it.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 528 pages
  • 131 x 199 x 28mm | 620g
  • Teach Yourself
  • United Kingdom
  • English, Italian
  • 40
  • 1444100122
  • 9781444100129
  • 227,818

Table of contents

Introduction 01 Excuse me! 02 Out and about in town 03 What's your name? 04 How much is it? 05 The interview 06 At the station 07 At the restaurant 08 At the hotel 09 On the phone 10 Work and spare time 11 Daily necessities and preferences 12 I'm looking for accommodation 13 Everyday life 14 I'd like some information 15 What did you do today? 16 Do you like travelling? 17 So many things to do! 18 What present to give? 19 Study and work 20 How do you feel? 21 Plans: holidays, music, art 22 Then and now 23 No need to be polite! 24 Do you need any help? 25 Exchange of opinions Taking it further Testing yourself Key to the exercises Key to the tests Glossary of grammatical terms Italian-English vocabulary English-Italian vocabulary Grammar index
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About Lydia Vellaccio

Lydia Vellaccio and Maurice Elston have both taught Italian for many years. They have co-authored numerous Italian courses.
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