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The Everything Learning Italian Book, 2nd Edition with CD

Speak, write, and understand basic Italian in no time

By Ronald Glenn Wrigley

Format: Paperback + CD

SKU# Z2960

Order zuppa di pesce at an Italian trattoria!
Take a ride on il motorino!
Say "Buon giorno" to your nuovo amico italiano!

Learning italiano is fun—and far easier than you might think. Americans already know many Italian words, like soprano, al dente, and graffiti! With this guide you will make sense of this fascinating language in no time.

This practical, hands-on libro comes with easy-to-understand lessons, useful exercises, and a CD for pronunciation help. Building on the Italian language's close relation to English, this all-new edition covers everything from basic introductions to verb conversions. You will learn to:

  • Vorrei una bistecca. Order food with ease.
  • Che ore sono? Ask someone for the time.
  • Ho amici buoni. Use adjectives to communicate more effectively.
  • Si parlano italiano e francese in Svizzera. Know when to use passive voice.
Whether you want to sample frutti di mare or converse with your grandparents in their native tongue, you'll soon discover just how easy it is to learn la bella lingua italiana.

This edition includes completely new material on:

  • An audio CD, with a pronunciation guide and interactive exercises
  • Updated Italian-English dictionary and verb charts
  • Learning from updated examples

Ronald Glenn Wrigley, MA (Newton, MA), studied Italian at the University of Rhode Island and the Università di Firenze in Florence, Italy. He earned a master's degree in Italian language and culture at Boston College and a master's degree in foreign language education at New York University. Mr. Wrigley is the author of The Everything Italian Practice Book with CD. At Boston University, he is a lecturer of Italian and director of the Educational Resource Center.

SKU Z2960
Author/Speaker/Editor Ronald Glenn Wrigley
File/Trim Size 9.25 x 8
Format Paperback + CD
ISBN 13 9781605500928
Number Of Pages 336

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