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Go beyond arrivedirci and add thousands of words to your Italian vocabulary
To communicate comfortably in Italian, you need access to a variety of words that are more than just the basics. In Practice Makes Perfect: Italian Vocabulary you get the tools you need to expand your lexicon and sharpen your speaking and writing skills. And how do you this? PRACTICE, PRACTICE, PRACTICE!
Each chapter of this comprehensive book focuses on a theme, such as family or travel, so you can build your language skills in a systematic manner. As you lay the foundation for a burgeoning vocabulary, you will perfect your new words with plenty of exercises and gain the confidence you need to communicate well in Italian.
Practice Makes Perfect: Italian Vocabulary offers you:
- More than 250 exercises
- Concise grammatical explanations
- An answer key to gauge your comprehension
With help from this book, you can easily speak or write in Italian about:
Different occupations and jobs * Italian holidays and traditions * Taking the train * Growing your own garden * Where it hurts on your body * Your house * Your family and friends * What you studied in school * Your favorite TV show * Your family's background . . . and much more!
Pump up your Italian vocabulary with practice, practice, practice
"Practice Makes Perfect: Italian Vocabulary" helps you develop your mastery of Italian vocabulary through the use of extensive practice exercises complementing each chapter.
About the Author
Daniela Gobetti is an expert on European and American cultural and political issues. She is the author of several Italian instruction books and a founder of PROXIMA-GECT, a consulting firm that helps universities and colleges internationalize their programs.
Table of Contents
Unit 1 Family Unit 2 People Unit 3 Body and Senses Unit 4 Emotions and the Mind Unit 5 Body Care, Dieting, and Health Unit 6 Consumer Society Unit 7 Housing Unit 8 Living Unit 9 Transportation, Traffic, and Travel Unit 10 Tourism Unit 11 Education and Technology Unit 12 Culture and Leisure Time Unit 13 Work and Business Unit 14 Government, Politics, and Society Unit 15 Nature and the Environment Unit 16 Measurements, Time, and Dates Answer Key