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has everything you need to learn Italian from scratch or to revive the Italian that you learned years ago. This course combines conversation and culture in an easy-to-follow, enjoyable, and effective format. It's the perfect way to learn Italian for school, travel, work, or personal enrichment.
Ultimate Italian Beginner-Intermediate includes:
•40 lessons in a comprehensive 416-page textbook:
Each lesson contains a lively and authentic dialogue, vocabulary, grammar and usage, step-by-step character writing, cultural highlights, and plenty of practice. The first ten lessons also include special pronunciation sections that will have you speaking right from the beginning. The book also contains review sections, readings, supplemental vocabulary sections, appendixes on essential Italian grammar, and a Italian-English/English-Italian glossary.
•8 hours of recordings with an ingenious two-step approach:
Learn at home: Listen to the first set of recordings as you follow along in your textbook. Immerse yourself in Italian while you listen and repeat with the all-Italian recordings, and learn conversation, grammar, vocabulary, and more
Learn on the go: Then practice, review, and expand upon what youve learned with the second set of recordings. An instructor will guide you through each lesson, and since no reading is required, you can listen in the car, on the train, at the gym…anywhere!
Learn Italian at home or on the go with the most complete, up-to-date program available! lively, authentic dialogues
Developed by the experts at Living Language, this deluxe course has everything you need to speak, understand, read, and write Italian. Ultimate Italian combines conversation with grammar and culture in an easy-to-follow, enjoyable, and effective format.
COMPREHENSIVE LESSON MANUAL with REFERENCE SECTIONS
vocabulary, grammar, and usage
revised and updated with additional exercises, the latest in computers, the Internet, euros, and more
complete grammar summary with verb conjugations
business and social letter writing
Italian-English / English-Italian glossary
EIGHT COMPACT DISCS
First learn at home:
immerse yourself in Italian -- listen and repeat with the all-Italian recordings
follow along with the manual, which includes English translations
learn conversation, grammar, and culture
Then practice on the go:
review and expand upon what you've learned
an English-speaking instructor guides you through each lesson
no reading required with these Italian/English recordings
learn in the car, at the gym, anywhere
Eight Compact discs