Easy Italian Reader

Author: Riccarda Saggese
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071603355
Release Date: 2008-10-01
Genre: Foreign Language Study

The quick, easy, enjoyable way to learn how to read Italian This new addition to the popular Easy Reader series allows beginners to start reading Italian right away and intermediate learners to hone their reading skills. Rather than relying on dry grammar rules, Easy Italian Reader features engaging readings on Italian history, people, and contemporary literature that rapidly build comprehension, progressing in difficulty as readers’ abilities increase. Helpful review sections, comprehension questions, and proficiency-building games are included throughout to reinforce what is learned. Easy Italian Reader: Provides timesaving new vocabulary footnotes Includes exercises and an answer key to test understanding Offers insights into Italian culture

Easy Italian Reader

Author: Riccarda Saggese
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN: 0071439579
Release Date: 2005-11-03
Genre: Foreign Language Study

Learn how to read in Italian--instantly! Easy Italian Reader is a unique, easy-to-follow guide based on the premise that the best way to learn a language is to start reading it immediately! Whether you're a brand-new beginner or an advanced-beginning learner, you will dive into the language with engaging readings that progress in difficulty to match your growing reading skills. This process will allow you to rapidly build comprehension and confidence as you enjoy the stories. Easy Italian Reader begins with the story of Christine, an American girl whose family moves to Italy. She acclimates to her new home with help from her Roman friend Antonio. As you read about her experiences, you'll discover the nuances of language and culture right along with Christine. The second section provides a colorful history of Italy, from the founding of Rome to the present. And the third section contains readings from contemporary literature, giving learners the thrill of reading authentic Italian. Progressive format makes it easy to build comprehension quickly Helpful word glossaries conveniently present new words and phrases Exercises challenge language comprehension and build reading skills

Easy Italian Reader Premium 2nd Edition

Author: Riccarda Saggese
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN: 0071849831
Release Date: 2015-07-17
Genre: Foreign Language Study

Enhance your Italian reading skills with this primer for premium results! Easy Italian Reader Premium is based on the premise that the best way to learn a language is to start reading it, immediately. Suitable for raw beginners to intermediate-level language learners, the new premium edition of this bestselling title features engaging readings of progressive difficulty that allow you to rapidly build comprehension. Includes flashcard sets of new vocabulary for every reading and a 1,500 entry digital glossary. Quickly build comprehension Listen to audio recordings of more than 50 readings from the book available online and on the app Record your answers to review questions, then compare your pronunciation to native speakers

First Italian Reader

Author: Stanley Appelbaum
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486120355
Release Date: 2012-08-29
Genre: Foreign Language Study

Beginning students of Italian language and literature will welcome these selections of poetry, fiction, history, and philosophy by 14th- to 20th-century authors, including Dante, Boccaccio, Pirandello, and 52 others.

Easy French Reader w CD ROM

Author: R. de Roussy de Sales
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN: 0071603425
Release Date: 2008-11-27
Genre: Foreign Language Study

The fun and easy way to quickly enhance basic reading skills--now with CD-ROMs! Easy French Reader is based on the premise that the best way to learn a language is to start reading it, immediately. Suitable for the raw beginner to intermediate-level language learner, this book features engaging readings of progressive difficulty that allow you to rapidly build your comprehension. The additional CD-ROM contains recordings of more than twenty-five passages featured in the book, which can be used with a CD player, downloaded to an iPod or other mp3 player, or heard via computer where the text can simultaneously be viewed on screen.

Italian Made Simple

Author: Cristina Mazzoni
Publisher: Broadway Books
ISBN: 9780307434326
Release Date: 2013-01-23
Genre: Foreign Language Study

Whether you are planning a romantic Italian getaway, packing a knapsack for your junior year abroad, or just want to engage your Italian business associate in everyday conversation, Italian Made Simple is the perfect book for any self-learner. Void of all the non-essentials and refreshingly easy to understand, Italian Made Simple includes: * basics of grammar * vocabulary building exercises * pronunciation aids * common expressions * word puzzles and language games * contemporary reading selections * Italian culture and history * economic information * Italian-English and English-Italian dictionaries Complete with drills, exercises, and answer keys for ample practice opportunities, Italian Made Simple will soon have you speaking Italian like a native. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Easy Spanish Reader

Author: William Tardy
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071771764
Release Date: 2003-10-08
Genre: Foreign Language Study

Learn how to read in Spanish--starting right now! Easy Spanish Reader is a unique, easy-to-follow guide based on the premise that the best way to learn a language is to start reading it immediately! Whether you're a brand-new beginner or an advanced-beginning learner, this new edition gives you ways to dive into the language with engaging readings that progress in difficulty to match your growing reading skills. This process will allow you to rapidly build comprehension and confidence as you enjoy the stories. Easy Spanish Reader begins with the story of two high-school seniors involved with their Spanish Club. As you read about their experiences, you'll discover the nuances of language and culture right along with the students. The next section contains a colorful history of Mexico, from the Conquistadors to the present, including vivid depictions of Cortès's encounters with the Aztecs. The last section is comprised of an abridged version of the classic story "Lazarillo de Tormes," which allows you to practice your grammar and vocabulary skills on a great work of Spanish literature. Progressive format makes it easy to quickly build comprehension Marginal word glossaries conveniently present new words and phrases Exercises challenge language comprehension and build reading skills Fully updated new editions, featuring expanded exercises and answer key

Easy Spanish Reader Premium Third Edition

Author: William T. Tardy
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071850209
Release Date: 2015-07-10
Genre: Foreign Language Study

Enhance your Spanish reading skills with this primer for premium results! Easy Spanish Reader Premium is based on the premise that the best way to learn a language is to start reading it, immediately. Suitable for raw beginners to intermediate-level language learners, the new premium edition of this bestselling title features engaging readings of progressive difficulty that allow you to rapidly build comprehension. Includes flashcard sets of new vocabulary for every reading and a 1,500 entry digital glossary. Quickly build comprehension Listen to audio recordings of more than 50 readings from the book available online and on the app Record your answers to review questions, then compare your pronunciation to native speakers

Schaum s Outline of Italian Grammar Third Edition

Author: Joseph Germano
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071702539
Release Date: 2010-01-08
Genre: Foreign Language Study

Study faster, learn better-and get top grades with Schaum's Outlines Millions of students trust Schaum's Outlines to help them succeed in the classroom and on exams. Schaum's is the key to faster learning and higher grades in every subject. Each Outline presents all the essential course information in an easy-to-follow, topic-by-topic format. You also get hundreds of examples, solved problems, and practice exercises to test your skills. Use Schaum's Outlines to: Brush up before tests Find answers fast Study quickly and more effectively Get the big picture without spending hours poring over lengthy textbooks Fully compatible with your classroom text, Schaum's highlights all the important facts you need to know. Use Schaum's to shorten your study time-and get your best test scores! This Schaum's Outline gives you: A full treatment of contemporary conversational Italian, including expressions, slang, and idioms New English-Italian, Italian-English glossary section

Reading Greek

Author: Joint Association of Classical Teachers
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9781139643498
Release Date: 2007-10-04
Genre: Foreign Language Study

First published in 1978, Reading Greek has become a best-selling one-year introductory course in ancient Greek for students and adults. It combines the best of modern and traditional language-learning techniques and is used widely in schools, summer schools and universities across the world. It has also been translated into several foreign languages. This volume provides full grammatical support together with numerous exercises at different levels. For the second edition the presentations of grammar have been substantially revised to meet the needs of today's students and the volume has been completely redesigned, with the use of colour. Greek-English and English-Greek vocabularies are provided, as well as a substantial reference grammar and language surveys. The accompanying Text and Vocabulary volume contains a narrative adapted entirely from ancient authors in order to encourage students rapidly to develop their reading skills, simultaneously receiving a good introduction to Greek culture.

Graded Italian Reader

Author: Vincenzo Cioffari
Publisher: Heinle & Heinle Pub
ISBN: 0669202967
Release Date: 1991
Genre: Foreign Language Study

For introductory and intermediate Italian courses, Graded Italian Reader systematically builds students' vocabulary while exploring the culture and literature of Italy. Readings by Cioffari, Porto and Sacchetti, d'Azeglio, and Pirandello are featured.

Living language ultimate Italian

Author: Salvatore Bancheri
Publisher: Random House Digital, Inc.
ISBN: 9781400009671
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Foreign Language Study

Provides forty lessons that include dialogues, information on grammar and usage, pronunciation, vocabulary, review sections, and quizzes.

Spanish Short Stories for Beginners

Author: Olly Richards
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 1514646080
Release Date: 2015-06-21
Genre:

Improve your comprehension, grow your vocabulary and ignite your imagination with these eight unconventional Spanish short stories!In this book you will find: Short stories from a variety of compelling genres, from science fiction and crime to history and thriller, so you'll have great fun reading, whilst learning a wide range of new vocabulary! Stories broken down into manageable chapters, so you always make progress with the story and feel a sense of achievement without great difficulty reading! Realistic amounts of new vocabulary so you're not overwhelmed by complex words. Instead of pausing to look up every word, you'll absorb new vocabulary from the context of the story, and have the satisfaction of that moment when you say: "I totally understood that sentence!" Carefully-written Spanish using straightforward grammar that is comprehensible for beginner and intermediate level learners. You'll enjoy reading and learn new grammatical structures without any feelings of overwhelm and frustration. Plenty of natural dialogues in each story, so that you can learn conversational Spanish whilst you read, and improve your speaking ability at the same time! Regular plot summaries, comprehension questions and word reference lists, so that help is always on hand when you need it. You'll be able to focus on enjoying reading and having fun, rather than fumbling around with dictionaries and struggling through dense text with no support. A five-step plan for reading the stories in this book the smart way. These step-by-step instructions show you exactly how to make the most out of the book and maximise your learning! Spanish Short Stories for Beginners has been written especially for students from beginner to intermediate level (A1-B1 on the Common European Framework of Reference). The eight captivating stories are designed to give you a sense of achievement and a feeling of progress when reading.You'll finally be able to enjoy reading in Spanish, grow your vocabulary in a natural way, and improve your comprehension at the same time.Based on extensive research into how people most enjoy and benefit from reading in a new language, this book eliminates all the frustrations you have experienced when trying to read in Spanish: Dull topics that are no fun to read Books so long you never reach the end Endless chapters that make you want to give up Impenetrable grammar that frustrates you at every turn Complex vocabulary that leaves you with your head buried in the dictionary Instead, you can just concentrate on what you came for in the first place - enjoying reading and having fun! If you're learning Spanish and enjoy reading, this is the book you need to rekindle your passion for the language and take your Spanish to the next level!So what are you waiting for? Scroll up and grab your copy now!

Practice Makes Perfect Italian Reading and Comprehension

Author: Riccarda Saggese
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071798969
Release Date: 2014-07-04
Genre: Foreign Language Study

Immerse yourself in Italian readings and build your comprehension skills Using authentic texts from Italian-speaking culture, Practice Makes Perfect: Italian Reading and Comprehension enables you to enhance your vocabulary with new terms and expressions. Each unit features authentic Italian-language material--newspaper and magazine articles, websites, and more--giving you a real taste of how the language is used, as well as insights into the culture. Word lists and grammar sections specific to the readings support your learning along the way. Like all Practice Makes Perfect workbooks, you will get plenty of practice, practice, practice using your new skills and vocabulary. Whether you are learning on your own or taking an advanced beginning or intermediate Italian class, Practice Makes Perfect: Italian Reading and Comprehension will help you build your confidence in using your new language. Practice Makes Perfect: Italian Reading and Comprehension helps you: Polish your reading and comprehension abilities with numerous exercises Enrich your Italian vocabulary with hundreds of new words Learn about the intriguing and influential Italian-speaking culture

Easy Italian Step by Step

Author: Paola Nanni-Tate
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071642224
Release Date: 2008-10-31
Genre: Foreign Language Study

Learn Italian step-by-step and soon you'll be making leaps and bounds Your quickest route to learning Italian is through a solid grounding in grammar basics. Now don't be put off by the "G-word." What you won't find in this book is a lot of repetitive drills. Instead, you get an original, step-by-step approach to learning Italian based on the way people naturally acquire language. From the very beginning, you are introduced to the most essential structures--allowing you to communicate in Italian almost immediately. Gradually, through a series of interconnected "steps," you logically progress to more common concepts that govern how Italian is spoken and written. And along the way you are introduced to hundreds of carefully selected verbs and vocabulary words presented on the basis of how often they are used in everyday Italian. Guaranteed to get you quickly up and running with the knowledge and skills you need to communicate in Italian with confidence, Easy Italian Step-by-Step features: A unique "building-block" approach to mastering essential grammar, verbs, and vocabulary Down-to-earth explanations of important rules and concepts Hundreds of frequently used verbs and key terms a beginner should know Exercises to test what you've learned and measure progress Engaging readings that help you hone your skills in everyday contexts