50 Ways to Improve your Italian: Teach Yourself by Valeria Malandra
Do you have a working knowledge of Italian, but want to improve? Allow this book to come to your rescue and eliminate basic errors and slips of the pen. Each one of 50 top tips for improving your spoken and written Italian is presented and analysed across a whole double page, with explanations as to where and why people sometimes go wrong. The tips are grouped into grammar, spelling, false friends, pronunciation and cultural faux pas sections. There’s even free downloadable audio content available to help you with your pronunciation.
Polish your Italian with this brand new series from Teach Yourself – the No. 1 brand in language learning. 50 Ways to Improve your Italian touches all essential bases and is divided into the following easily digestible sections:
Only got a minute?
A 60-second introduction to Italian to get you started.
Only got five minutes?
Get to grips with Italian and its common pitfalls even if you’re short of time.
Only got ten minutes?
Use your free time wisely to learn something about the Italian language.
Instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on Valeria Malandra's many years of experience.
Tests online to keep track of your progress.
Extra information to keep you motivated.
Quick refreshers to help you remember the key facts.
Easy-to-follow building blocks to give you a clear understanding.
Don’t sound like a tourist – polish your pronunciation before you go.
Downloadable audio support online to help with key areas – iPod/MP3 compatible.
About the Author(s):
Valeria Malandra is a native speaker with extensive experience of teaching, translating and interpreting Italian. She currently teach at the University of Surrey.