Oxford University Press Do you want to learn Italian or brush up what you already know? Are you planning a trip to Italy or preparing for an exam? Are you looking for a course with a traditional approach to language learning, based on solid grammatical foundations, translation skills and practical vocabulary? If so, this is the course for you. The material covers a variety of everyday topics in a simple, concise manner. There are many of examples and explanations to illustrate how the language works and to build confidence. Each unit, designed to build systematically on what you have already learned, contains:
clear grammar explanations vocabulary lists reading material consisting of a story, dialogue or letter questions for speaking practice exercises
There are also revision units to help you practice what you are learning. At the back of the book, an exercise key enables you to check your answers while grammar and vocabulary sections provide a useful reference. The accompanying CD will help you with listening and speaking. In addition to a full pronunciation section, it contains reading passages or dialogues from the course book, followed by comprehension questions in Italian, together with model answers.