Learn Italian as you read and hear about the vibrant culture of its speakers
Read & Think Italian is an innovative, non-intimidating approach to learning Italian. Compiled by the expert editors of Think Italian! magazine, this audio package brings together more than 100 engaging, fully illustrated readings and articles about the life and culture of Italy. The 70-minute audio CD features many of the articles read aloud by native speakers, as well as questions for review and reinforcement of new vocabulary.
Learn Italian as you explore the colorful and diverse world of Italian culture
Read and Think Italian will help you build a rich Italian vocabulary without the burdens of boring repetition or tedious memorization. In this audio package, you will find more than 100 intriguing articles written in Italian about the enchanting diversity of Italian culture - from Pavarotti, "la voce baciata da Dio," to the romantic hills of Umbria to the traditions of St. Joseph's Day.
Within each article new vocabulary is presented in boldface, with their translations in the margins. This allows you to learn the meaning of any unfamiliar words immediately. On the CD, native speakers read aloud many of the articles contained in the book, so you will not only see how the language is written but also hear how it sounds in everyday conversation.
Table of contents
1. Cultura (Culture) 2. Viaggi (Voyages) 3. Tradizione (Tradition) 4. Celebrazione (Celebration) 5. Biografias (Biographies) 6. Musica et Arte (Music and Art) 7. Storia (History) 8. Geografia (Geography) 9. Gastronomia (Gastronomie) 10. Costumes (Customs)