Italian DeMystified - Hard Stuff Made Easy
You can learn to speak Italian in no time - capisci?
Includes 70-minute audio CD
Untangle complicated GRAMMAR rules
Master the essential Italian VERB tenses
Build a rich Italian VOCABULARY
Reinforce skills with QUIZZES, written and oral EXERCISES, and a final EXAM
This fast and easy guide features:
Step-by-step guidance through the fundamentals of Italian
Hundreds of exercises that help you reinforce your new language skills
Expert tricks for conquering subtopics you may find difficult
Coverage of everyday topics and conversational expressions
Quizzes at the end of each chapter and a final exam that reinforce new language skills
A companion 70-minute audio CD that provides important oral practice and pronunciation basics
Simple enough for a beginner, but challenging enough for a more advanced student, Italian DeMystified is your shortcut to fluency in this bella lingua.
It's time to say arrivederci to your fears of learning a new language. With this easy-to-follow guide, you'll have no problema speaking and understanding Italian. Presto! Before you know it, you'll get past ciao and really be able to converse.
Beginning with everday Italian expressions and a review of basic pronunciation, Italian DeMystified covers key grammar fundamentals such as common verb tenses, nouns, pronouns, and gender. Step by step, you'll build your Italian vocabulary with essential words and phrases and quickly master the language. Test yourself at the end of every chapter for reinforcement that you're fast on your way to speaking, writing, and understanding Italian.
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Learning to speak Italian can be quick and easy with our Italian language courses and learning aids. Whether you are looking for an all audio Italian course like Pimsleur or a computer based Italian course like Rosetta Stone, we have what’s right for you. Before you know it, you’ll be on your way to learning Italian.
Learn Italian on the Go
Having a busy life shouldn’t keep you from learning Italian. We offer several Italian language courses that will allow you to learn to speak Italian while driving, exercising, doing housework, etc. This means you can learn Italian anywhere, anytime. The ease with which you’ll learn Italian is amazing.
Can I Really Learn Italian?
The answer is YES! Learning Italian is easier than ever with our full line of Italian language courses and learning aids. Learning Italian is not as hard as you might think. With all the available Italian resources, you can learn while commuting, while watching TV or while sitting in front of the computer. If you want to learn to speak Italian, there is no excuse to not. The world is at our fingertips and learning Italian will help you better communicate with everyone.
Here are 5 Secrets to Learn Italian Fast:
Set a Goal - Decide how many minutes each day you are going to set aside for your Italian studies. Stick to this no matter what comes about. Setting a goal to study each day will help you more quickly achieve your goal to learn Italian fast.
Set a Time - Know at what time you are going to study Italian each day. This is part of your goal setting but of equal importance to your success. Your time might be first thing in the morning. Or it might be on your evening commute home. Whatever the time is, stick to it.
Take Notes - Buy yourself a notebook to use for your Italian studies. In your notebook take notes of the words or phrases that may be difficult for you to remember. Spell them out. Write their definition. You’ll be surprised with how much this will help you in your goal to learn Italian fast.
Collect Italian Articles and Pictures - Keep a folder and collect Italian articles and pictures about the language and country you are learning about. You might find an article about Italy. Add those to your folder. The internet is full of Italian language newspapers. Print off some articles to look over and see how many words you recognize.
Have Fun! - There is no sense setting a goal to learn Italian if you don’t have fun. Use your new language skills to practice with native speakers. And before you know it, you’ll be on your way to learning Italian. Good luck and have fun!
The ITALIAN Language: Italian is the official language of Italy and San Marino, and one of the official languages of Switzerland. Italian is spoken by about 58 million people in Italy, 24,000 in San Marino, 840,000 in Switzerland, another 1 million in other European countries, and approximately 5 million in North and South America. Historically, Italian is a daughter language of Latin. Italian uses the Roman alphabet. The pronunciation of the language follows the spelling very closely. Italian is often described both as the language of art and music as well as the language best suited to singing.