Better Reading Italian [NOOK Book]

Overview

New reading series brings foreign language acquisition into the 21st century

While the world produces more and more reading material each year, from magazines to newspapers to websites, why are most language learners still relying on contrived texts and classic literature for language acquisition? Providing entertaining contemporary texts in the original language, the Better Reading Language series is for those who want to brush up on a foreign...

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Better Reading Italian

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Overview

New reading series brings foreign language acquisition into the 21st century

While the world produces more and more reading material each year, from magazines to newspapers to websites, why are most language learners still relying on contrived texts and classic literature for language acquisition? Providing entertaining contemporary texts in the original language, the Better Reading Language series is for those who want to brush up on a foreign language.

With the authentic materials provided in this series, readers will be able to peruse a Latin Grammys write-up in Spanish, a feature on Alain Ducasse's favorite recipes in French, or a review of a Milan fashion show in Italian. Readings on everything from music and sports to cinema and contemporary family life are arranged in increasing difficulty within chapters. Along the way, learners will find instruction and exercises to help develop improved reading speed, comprehension, and vocabulary.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071425353
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
  • Publication date: 3/22/2003
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 256
  • Sales rank: 836,033
  • File size: 9 MB

Meet the Author

Daniella Gobetti, Ph.D., is an author and manager of the Center for European Studies at the University of Michigan.

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Table of Contents

Preface. How to use this book 1. Il bel paese 2. Slow food 3. La moda e il design 4. Costume e società 5. La scuola 6. Lessico famigliare 7. Sebben che siamo donne... 8. Lamerica. Suggestions for further reading. Answer key

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