Italian: A Self-Teaching Guide by Edoardo A. LèbanoItalian: A Self-Teaching Guide by Edoardo A. Lèbano

Italian: A Self-Teaching Guide

byEdoardo A. Lèbano

Paperback | May 22, 2000

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Learn Italian the quick and easy way! Whether you re learning Italian for the first time or just brushing up on your skills, this updated edition of the bestselling Italian: A Self-Teaching Guide is the ideal way to master the language at your own pace. In fifteen simple lessons, you ll learn how to engage in everyday conversations from ordering at a restaurant to asking for directions to making special arrangements with a hotel concierge. Written in a lively, personable style by a native Italian, this practical guide combines the quick-reference virtues of a phrasebook with the learning tools of a full-fledged language course. Designed to acquaint you with the basic skills you need to speak, read, write, and understand the language, Italian: A Self-Teaching Guide, Second Edition demystifies grammar, common usage, and pronunciation with step-by-step lessons on numbers, days of the week, telling time, and special rules of speech. It also includes extensive vocabulary and culture notes. Mini-dialogues from real-life situations provide a vibrant introduction to Italian culture and customs while a fun assortment of exercises, self-tests, and practice activities constantly reinforces your reading and conversational skills.
EDOARDO A. LEBANO is Professor of Italian and Director of the Center for Italian Studies at Indiana University in Bloomington. He is also the author of Buon Giorno a Tutti!, a first-year Italian textbook also published by Wiley.
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Title:Italian: A Self-Teaching GuideFormat:PaperbackDimensions:304 pages, 9.1 × 7.4 × 0.6 inPublished:May 22, 2000Publisher:WileyLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Basic Expressions.

IN UN RISTORANTE DEL CENTRO (In a Downtown Restaurant).

ALLA STAZIONE FERROVIARIA (At the Railway Station).

COMPLEANNO IN FAMIGLIA (A Family Birthday).

IN UN ALBERGO DI MILANO (In a Hotel in Milan).

A FARE LA SPESA (Grocery Shopping).

IN UNA BANCA DI FIRENZE (In a Florentine Bank).

UNA VISITA MEDICA (A Medical Examination).

IN UN NEGOZIO DI ABBIGLIAMENTO (In a Clothing Store).

UNA TELEFONATA (A Telephone Call).

UNA GITA DOMENICALE (A Sunday Outing).

ALL'AGENZIA DI VIAGGI (At the Travel Agency).

ALL'UFFICIO POSTALE (At the Post Office).

DAL MECCANICO (At the Mechanic's).

IN CERCA DI LAVORO (Looking for a Job).

Review Lesson 3 (1-15).

Appendices.

Italian-English Vocabulary.

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Do you want to learn to speak Italian without paying for an expensive course you’re too busy to attend anyway? Italian: A Self-Teaching Guide helps you learn the basic skills you need to read, write, speak and understand the language. You’ll learn everyday vocabulary and grammar that will prove helpful when traveling in places where you need to know Italian. Whether you’re learning Italian for the first time or merely brushing up on your skills, this guide will ensure you’re confident and prepared to use the language.