Über den Autor
Vittoria Bowles taught Italian at the University of Brighton, where she was principal lecturer. She developed many courses including one for English-speaking students to attend Italian universities which won the Unilever prize for innovation.
Introduction / How the course works / Pronunciation guide / 1 How are you? / 2 What's your name? / 3 Where do you live? / 4 How is (it)? / 5 How much is it? / 6 What's the time? / 7 What time does it leave? / 8 What do you want to do today? / 9 When do you get up? / 10 Did you book? / 11 Shopping / 12 It is my turn! / 13 Going about town / 14 Accommodation / 15 Enjoy your meal! / 16 Family life / 17 Keeping fit / 18 What's the weather like? / 19 Fill it up, please / 20 What shall I write? / Key to the exercises and tests / A summary of grammar / Italian-English vocabulary / English-Italian vocabulary / Taking it further / Index
If you are an absolute beginner or simply looking for a solid foundation to your language studies for school, work or travel, this engaging course will help get you on your way to speaking, writing, reading and understanding Italian in no time.
Through an engaging story line, clear language presentations, and extensive practice and review, you will pick up the Italian you need to communicate naturally in everyday situations - from shopping and travelling to food and daily life.
Engaging with our interactive Discovery Method, you'll absorb language rules faster, remember what you learn easily, and put your Italian into use with confidence.
Get Started in Beginner's Italian has a learner-centered approach that incorporates the following features:
*Outcomes-based approach - focus your learning with clear goals
*Discovery method -- figure out rules and patterns for yourself to aid in understanding and language recall
*10 easy-to navigate units + review units - be in control of your learning.
*Self-check and Test Yourself - see and assess your own progress
*Personalization - use the language in real situations
Get Started reading, writing, speaking and listening in Italian.