Do you want to develop a solid understanding of Italian and communicate confidently with others? Through authentic conversations, vocabulary building, grammar explanations and extensive practice and review, Complete Italian will equip you with the skills you need to use Italian in a variety of settings and situations, developing your cultural awareness along the way. What will I achieve by the end of the course? By the end of Complete Italian you will have a solid intermediate-level grounding in the four key skills - reading, writing, speaking and listening - and be able to communicate with confidence and accuracy. Is this course for me? If you want to move confidently from beginner to intermediate level, this is the course for you. It's perfect for the self-study learner, with a one-to-one tutor, or for the beginner classroom. It can also be used as a refresher course. What do I get? -25 learning units plus verbs reference and word glossary and revision section -Discovery Method - figure out rules and patterns to make the language stick -Teaches the key skills - reading, writing, listening, and speaking -Learn to learn - tips and skills on how to be a better language learner -Culture notes - learn about the people and places of Italy -Outcomes-based learning - focus your studies with clear aims -Authentic listening activities - everyday conversations give you a flavour of real spoken Italian -Test Yourself - see and track your own progress *Complete Italian maps from Novice Low to Advanced Low level proficiency of ACTFL (American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages) and from A1 Beginner to B1/B2 Upper Intermediate level of the CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages) guidelines. This pack includes a full-colour book and two CDs of audio material. This title can also be used in conjunction with the Italian Teach Yourself Languages Online course (www.teachyourselflanguages.com) What else can I use to learn Italian? If you require an absolute Beginner course, you can try our Get Started in Italian Absolute Beginner course: 9781444174717 If you want to take your Italian further, you should try our Perfect Your Italian: 9781444151053 Rely on Teach Yourself, trusted by language learners for over 75 years.
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About the Author
Lydia Vellaccio and Maurice Elston have both taught Italian for many years. They have co-authored numerous Italian courses.