Insieme is a content and communication-based interactive text designed for intermediate students of Italian. It combines a streamlined grammar review with readings varying from authentic materials,Italian newspapers and magazines,to short literary pieces and author written texts. Insieme is a content oriented text that deals in a stimulating and lively way with current problems and issues in Italian society. Insieme is a learner friendly text that effectively emphasizes all four skills: listening,speaking,reading,and writing. The pedagogical basis of the book is an interactive,communicative approach to learning Italian.