Colloquial Italian / Edition 2

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These two 60-miniute CDs, recorded by native speakers of Italian, are an invaluable component of the Colloquial Italian course. While reinforcing material from the book, the CDs also contain a variety of additional exercises, including role-playing, and a useful guide to pronunciation.

Course components:

The complete course comprises the book and audio materials. These are available to purchase separately in paperback, ebook, CD and MP3 format. The paperback and CDs can also be purchased together in the great-value Colloquials pack.

Paperback: 978-0-415-36268-9 (please note this does not include the audio)

CDs: 978-0-415-36270-2

eBook: 978-0-203-01272-7 (available to purchase separately from Please note this does not include the audio)

MP3s: 978-0-415-47081-0 (available to purchase separately from

Pack: 978-0-415-43489-8 (paperback and CDs)

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415362702
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 11/28/2005
  • Series: Colloquial Series
  • Format: CD
  • Edition description: Revised
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 348
  • Product dimensions: 4.90 (w) x 5.50 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Table of Contents

About this book 1
The sounds of Italian
1 Buongiorno, un caffe per favore
Good morning, a coffee please
2 Mi chiamo Harry, sono americano, e lei?
My name's Harry, I'm American, and you?
3 In citta
In town
4 In viaggio
5 Vorrei comprare ... Quanto costa?
I'd like to buy ... How much does it cost?
6 Appuntamenti
7 Giriamo
Let's get out and about
8 Un po' di geografia
A little geography
9 Buon appetito
Enjoy your meal
10 Buone vacanze
Have a good holiday
11 Che cosa ha visto?
What did you see?
12 Ecco la mia casa
This is my home
13 La vita e cambiata
Life has changed
14 Alla salute!
Here's to your health!
15 Buona fortuna!
Good luck!
16 Progetti e previsioni - che sara, sara
Plans and predictions - what will be, will be
17 Un vestito per un matrimonio
A dress for a wedding
Grammar summary
Key to exercises
Italian-English glossary
English-Italian glossary
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