Easy Italian Reader

A Three-Part Text for Beginning Students

Author: Riccarda Saggese

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071603352

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 256

View: 9496

The quick, easy, enjoyable way to learn how to read Italian This new addition to the popular Easy Reader series allows beginners to start reading Italian right away and intermediate learners to hone their reading skills. Rather than relying on dry grammar rules, Easy Italian Reader features engaging readings on Italian history, people, and contemporary literature that rapidly build comprehension, progressing in difficulty as readers’ abilities increase. Helpful review sections, comprehension questions, and proficiency-building games are included throughout to reinforce what is learned. Easy Italian Reader: Provides timesaving new vocabulary footnotes Includes exercises and an answer key to test understanding Offers insights into Italian culture
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Easy Italian Reader

A Three-Part Text for Beginning Students

Author: Riccarda Saggese

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

ISBN: 9780071439572

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 264

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Learn how to read in Italian--instantly! Easy Italian Reader is a unique, easy-to-follow guide based on the premise that the best way to learn a language is to start reading it immediately! Whether you're a brand-new beginner or an advanced-beginning learner, you will dive into the language with engaging readings that progress in difficulty to match your growing reading skills. This process will allow you to rapidly build comprehension and confidence as you enjoy the stories. Easy Italian Reader begins with the story of Christine, an American girl whose family moves to Italy. She acclimates to her new home with help from her Roman friend Antonio. As you read about her experiences, you'll discover the nuances of language and culture right along with Christine. The second section provides a colorful history of Italy, from the founding of Rome to the present. And the third section contains readings from contemporary literature, giving learners the thrill of reading authentic Italian. Progressive format makes it easy to build comprehension quickly Helpful word glossaries conveniently present new words and phrases Exercises challenge language comprehension and build reading skills
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Easy Italian Reader, Premium 2nd Edition

A Three-Part Text for Beginning Students

Author: Riccarda Saggese

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

ISBN: 9780071849838

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 272

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Enhance your Italian reading skills with this primer for premium results! Easy Italian Reader Premium is based on the premise that the best way to learn a language is to start reading it, immediately. Suitable for raw beginners to intermediate-level language learners, the new premium edition of this bestselling title features engaging readings of progressive difficulty that allow you to rapidly build comprehension. Includes flashcard sets of new vocabulary for every reading and a 1,500 entry digital glossary. Quickly build comprehension Listen to audio recordings of more than 50 readings from the book available online and on the app Record your answers to review questions, then compare your pronunciation to native speakers
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First Italian Reader

A Dual-Language Book

Author: Stanley Appelbaum

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 048612035X

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 240

View: 9861

Beginning students of Italian language and literature will welcome these selections of poetry, fiction, history, and philosophy by 14th- to 20th-century authors, including Dante, Boccaccio, Pirandello, and 52 others.
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Easy French Reader w/CD-ROM

A Three-Part Text for Beginning Students

Author: R. de Roussy de Sales

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

ISBN: 9780071603423

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 240

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The fun and easy way to quickly enhance basic reading skills--now with CD-ROMs! Easy French Reader is based on the premise that the best way to learn a language is to start reading it, immediately. Suitable for the raw beginner to intermediate-level language learner, this book features engaging readings of progressive difficulty that allow you to rapidly build your comprehension. The additional CD-ROM contains recordings of more than twenty-five passages featured in the book, which can be used with a CD player, downloaded to an iPod or other mp3 player, or heard via computer where the text can simultaneously be viewed on screen.
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Easy Spanish Reader

Author: William Tardy

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 007177176X

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 208

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Learn how to read in Spanish--starting right now! Easy Spanish Reader is a unique, easy-to-follow guide based on the premise that the best way to learn a language is to start reading it immediately! Whether you're a brand-new beginner or an advanced-beginning learner, this new edition gives you ways to dive into the language with engaging readings that progress in difficulty to match your growing reading skills. This process will allow you to rapidly build comprehension and confidence as you enjoy the stories. Easy Spanish Reader begins with the story of two high-school seniors involved with their Spanish Club. As you read about their experiences, you'll discover the nuances of language and culture right along with the students. The next section contains a colorful history of Mexico, from the Conquistadors to the present, including vivid depictions of Cortès's encounters with the Aztecs. The last section is comprised of an abridged version of the classic story "Lazarillo de Tormes," which allows you to practice your grammar and vocabulary skills on a great work of Spanish literature. Progressive format makes it easy to quickly build comprehension Marginal word glossaries conveniently present new words and phrases Exercises challenge language comprehension and build reading skills Fully updated new editions, featuring expanded exercises and answer key
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Learn Italian: Idiomatic Expressions ‒ Everyday Phrases ‒ Proverbs (Italian Idioms & Phrases 1)

Author: Linda Wentworth

Publisher: Linda Wentworth

ISBN: N.A

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 95

View: 2555

Learn Italian fast: Impara l'Italiano velocemente As you may already know, Italian is far from being an easy-to-learn language. The best way to try to master Italian is to learn by heart its most popular idiomatic expressions. In this book, you will find the corresponding English version below every Italian Modo di dire, plus a couple of ready-to-use examples to help you catch its full meaning. Learn 300 Italian idioms, everyday phrases & proverbs, and enjoy comparing them with their English counterparts.
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Better Reading Italian, 2nd Edition

Author: Daniela Gobetti

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071770348

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 288

View: 3774

Sharpen your Italian language skills through readings about its speakers' daily lives and culture Better Reading Italian offers you entertaining, "real world" texts to help you understand and learn more Italian vocabulary and phrases. Each chapter features articles that cover a specific topic, such as cuisine, music, sports, film and theater, art, the family, today's lifestyle, or politics and history. Along the way, you will find instruction and exercises to help develop improved reading speed, comprehension, and vocabulary. The articles become gradually more difficult as you proceed through the book to keep you challenged and engaged. Better Reading Italian is an easy, engaging way to boost your language skills and learn more about the language and its speakers as you go.
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Reading Greek

Grammar and Exercises

Author: Joint Association of Classical Teachers

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1139643495

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: N.A

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First published in 1978, Reading Greek has become a best-selling one-year introductory course in ancient Greek for students and adults. It combines the best of modern and traditional language-learning techniques and is used widely in schools, summer schools and universities across the world. It has also been translated into several foreign languages. This volume provides full grammatical support together with numerous exercises at different levels. For the second edition the presentations of grammar have been substantially revised to meet the needs of today's students and the volume has been completely redesigned, with the use of colour. Greek-English and English-Greek vocabularies are provided, as well as a substantial reference grammar and language surveys. The accompanying Text and Vocabulary volume contains a narrative adapted entirely from ancient authors in order to encourage students rapidly to develop their reading skills, simultaneously receiving a good introduction to Greek culture.
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Easy Spanish Reader Premium, Third Edition

A Three-Part Reader for Beginning Students + 160 Minutes of Streaming Audio

Author: William T. Tardy

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071850201

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 224

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Enhance your Spanish reading skills with this primer for premium results! Easy Spanish Reader Premium is based on the premise that the best way to learn a language is to start reading it, immediately. Suitable for raw beginners to intermediate-level language learners, the new premium edition of this bestselling title features engaging readings of progressive difficulty that allow you to rapidly build comprehension. Includes flashcard sets of new vocabulary for every reading and a 1,500 entry digital glossary. Quickly build comprehension Listen to audio recordings of more than 50 readings from the book available online and on the app Record your answers to review questions, then compare your pronunciation to native speakers
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Schaum's Outline of Italian Grammar, Third Edition

Author: Joseph Germano,Conrad Schmitt

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071702539

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 368

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Study faster, learn better-and get top grades with Schaum's Outlines Millions of students trust Schaum's Outlines to help them succeed in the classroom and on exams. Schaum's is the key to faster learning and higher grades in every subject. Each Outline presents all the essential course information in an easy-to-follow, topic-by-topic format. You also get hundreds of examples, solved problems, and practice exercises to test your skills. Use Schaum's Outlines to: Brush up before tests Find answers fast Study quickly and more effectively Get the big picture without spending hours poring over lengthy textbooks Fully compatible with your classroom text, Schaum's highlights all the important facts you need to know. Use Schaum's to shorten your study time-and get your best test scores! This Schaum's Outline gives you: A full treatment of contemporary conversational Italian, including expressions, slang, and idioms New English-Italian, Italian-English glossary section
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Practice Makes Perfect Italian Reading and Comprehension

Author: Riccarda Saggese

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 007179896X

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 320

View: 3725

Immerse yourself in Italian readings and build your comprehension skills Using authentic texts from Italian-speaking culture, Practice Makes Perfect: Italian Reading and Comprehension enables you to enhance your vocabulary with new terms and expressions. Each unit features authentic Italian-language material--newspaper and magazine articles, websites, and more--giving you a real taste of how the language is used, as well as insights into the culture. Word lists and grammar sections specific to the readings support your learning along the way. Like all Practice Makes Perfect workbooks, you will get plenty of practice, practice, practice using your new skills and vocabulary. Whether you are learning on your own or taking an advanced beginning or intermediate Italian class, Practice Makes Perfect: Italian Reading and Comprehension will help you build your confidence in using your new language. Practice Makes Perfect: Italian Reading and Comprehension helps you: Polish your reading and comprehension abilities with numerous exercises Enrich your Italian vocabulary with hundreds of new words Learn about the intriguing and influential Italian-speaking culture
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Italian Made Simple

Revised and Updated

Author: Cristina Mazzoni

Publisher: Broadway Books

ISBN: 030743432X

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 336

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Whether you are planning a romantic Italian getaway, packing a knapsack for your junior year abroad, or just want to engage your Italian business associate in everyday conversation, Italian Made Simple is the perfect book for any self-learner. Void of all the non-essentials and refreshingly easy to understand, Italian Made Simple includes: * basics of grammar * vocabulary building exercises * pronunciation aids * common expressions * word puzzles and language games * contemporary reading selections * Italian culture and history * economic information * Italian-English and English-Italian dictionaries Complete with drills, exercises, and answer keys for ample practice opportunities, Italian Made Simple will soon have you speaking Italian like a native. From the Trade Paperback edition.
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Graded Italian Reader

Prima Tappa

Author: Vincenzo Cioffari,Angelina Grimaldi Cioffari

Publisher: Heinle & Heinle Pub

ISBN: 9780669202960

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 246

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For introductory and intermediate Italian courses, Graded Italian Reader systematically builds students' vocabulary while exploring the culture and literature of Italy. Readings by Cioffari, Porto and Sacchetti, d'Azeglio, and Pirandello are featured.
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Living language ultimate Italian

Beginner-intermediate

Author: Salvatore Bancheri

Publisher: Random House Digital, Inc.

ISBN: 1400009677

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 448

View: 5487

Provides forty lessons that include dialogues, information on grammar and usage, pronunciation, vocabulary, review sections, and quizzes.
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Read & Think Italian, Premium Second Edition

Author: The Editors of Think Italian! Magazine

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

ISBN: 9781259836336

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 224

View: 8801

A first-class ticket to building key Italian language skills From the bestselling Read & Think series, this fully-illustrated guide brings the Italian language to life! In addition to introducing, developing, and growing key vocabulary, this book gives you an insider’s look at Italian life—from Italy’s coffee culture to regional festivals, and from biographies of famous Italians (from Leonardo to Sophia Loren) to articles on the history and gastronomy of the country. Including more than 100 engaging articles written by native Italian-speakers, each one provides a bilingual glossary on the same page, allowing you to learn without stopping to look up new or unfamiliar words. Each chapter contains several exercises to reinforce comprehension and the new premium edition features streaming audio recordings of more than 40 readings (70 minutes) and over 7,000 vocabulary items by flashcard, easily accessible online or on any mobile device, through the unique McGraw-Hill Education Language Lab app.
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Political Philosophy

A Beginners' Guide for Students and Politicians

Author: Adam Swift

Publisher: Polity

ISBN: 0745635326

Category: Philosophy

Page: 240

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How can politicians across the political spectrum appeal to the same values? This edition answers this questions, using examples to equip readers to think for themselves about the ideas that shape political life. Bringing It provides tools to cut through the complexities of modern politics, aiming to make a contribution to the democratic process.
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Spanish Short Stories for Beginners

8 Unconventional Short Stories to Grow Your Vocabulary and Learn Spanish the Fun Way!

Author: Olly Richards

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781514646083

Category:

Page: 276

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Improve your comprehension, grow your vocabulary and ignite your imagination with these eight unconventional Spanish short stories!In this book you will find: Short stories from a variety of compelling genres, from science fiction and crime to history and thriller, so you'll have great fun reading, whilst learning a wide range of new vocabulary! Stories broken down into manageable chapters, so you always make progress with the story and feel a sense of achievement without great difficulty reading! Realistic amounts of new vocabulary so you're not overwhelmed by complex words. Instead of pausing to look up every word, you'll absorb new vocabulary from the context of the story, and have the satisfaction of that moment when you say: "I totally understood that sentence!" Carefully-written Spanish using straightforward grammar that is comprehensible for beginner and intermediate level learners. You'll enjoy reading and learn new grammatical structures without any feelings of overwhelm and frustration. Plenty of natural dialogues in each story, so that you can learn conversational Spanish whilst you read, and improve your speaking ability at the same time! Regular plot summaries, comprehension questions and word reference lists, so that help is always on hand when you need it. You'll be able to focus on enjoying reading and having fun, rather than fumbling around with dictionaries and struggling through dense text with no support. A five-step plan for reading the stories in this book the smart way. These step-by-step instructions show you exactly how to make the most out of the book and maximise your learning! Spanish Short Stories for Beginners has been written especially for students from beginner to intermediate level (A1-B1 on the Common European Framework of Reference). The eight captivating stories are designed to give you a sense of achievement and a feeling of progress when reading.You'll finally be able to enjoy reading in Spanish, grow your vocabulary in a natural way, and improve your comprehension at the same time.Based on extensive research into how people most enjoy and benefit from reading in a new language, this book eliminates all the frustrations you have experienced when trying to read in Spanish: Dull topics that are no fun to read Books so long you never reach the end Endless chapters that make you want to give up Impenetrable grammar that frustrates you at every turn Complex vocabulary that leaves you with your head buried in the dictionary Instead, you can just concentrate on what you came for in the first place - enjoying reading and having fun! If you're learning Spanish and enjoy reading, this is the book you need to rekindle your passion for the language and take your Spanish to the next level!So what are you waiting for? Scroll up and grab your copy now!
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Italian Tutor: Grammar and Vocabulary Workbook (Learn Italian)

Author: Maria Guarnieri,Federica Sturani

Publisher: Teach Yourself

ISBN: 9781444796131

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 224

View: 5363

By studying and practicing Italian grammar you'll understand how the language really works and be able to speak Italian with clarity and ease. This Italian workbook offers a range of clear and effective learning features: 200 activities across a range of grammar and vocabulary points Unique visual verb tenses timeline and infographics for extra context Personal tutor hints and tips - help you to understand language rules and culture points Learn to learn section offers tips and advice on how to be a good language learner 25 short learning units each contain: communication goals to guide your studies grammar explanations with embedded exercises vocabulary presentations and activities reading sections to consolidate your learning
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Easy Italian Step-by-Step

Author: Paola Nanni-Tate

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071642226

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 336

View: 9875

Learn Italian step-by-step and soon you'll be making leaps and bounds Your quickest route to learning Italian is through a solid grounding in grammar basics. Now don't be put off by the "G-word." What you won't find in this book is a lot of repetitive drills. Instead, you get an original, step-by-step approach to learning Italian based on the way people naturally acquire language. From the very beginning, you are introduced to the most essential structures--allowing you to communicate in Italian almost immediately. Gradually, through a series of interconnected "steps," you logically progress to more common concepts that govern how Italian is spoken and written. And along the way you are introduced to hundreds of carefully selected verbs and vocabulary words presented on the basis of how often they are used in everyday Italian. Guaranteed to get you quickly up and running with the knowledge and skills you need to communicate in Italian with confidence, Easy Italian Step-by-Step features: A unique "building-block" approach to mastering essential grammar, verbs, and vocabulary Down-to-earth explanations of important rules and concepts Hundreds of frequently used verbs and key terms a beginner should know Exercises to test what you've learned and measure progress Engaging readings that help you hone your skills in everyday contexts
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