The most comprehensive two-way dictionary is perfect for tertiary students, teachers, translators and lovers of the Italian language. It features more than 400,000 entries and meanings, 3,000 phrasal verbs, 120,000 technical terms, 13,000 synonyms, 600 usage notes and a wealth of other grammatical notes in the appendix.
The most comprehensive two-way dictionary is perfect for tertiary students, teachers, translators and lovers of the Italian language. It features more than 400,000 entries and meanings, 3,000 phrasal verbs, 120,000 technical terms, 13,000 synonyms, 600 usage notes and a wealth of other grammatical notes in the appendix. The DVD-Rom includes a digital version of the dictionary.
This highly popular monolingual dictionary provides 1450,000 headwords, 380,000 meanings, 1,000 new words (such as burkini, chatbot and nanofarmaco), 964 boxes with meaning variations, 12,000 literary references and a host of other grammatical notes and tables. A must-have for tertiary students, translators and teachers.
This highly popular monolingual dictionary provides 145,000 headwords, 380,000 meanings, 1,000 new words (such as burkini, chatbot and nanofarmaco), 964 boxes with meaning variations, 12,000 literary references and a host of other grammatical notes and tables. A must-have for tertiary students, translators and teachers. The DVD-Rom includes a digital version of the dictionary.
Colourful, up-to-date and easy to use, the ELI Vocabolario Illustrato with online audio and digital activities is the ideal tool for learning or revising basic Italian vocabulary. A must for every school and home library.
This workbook answers one of the most common questions posed by students of Italian as a foreign language: how do you know which auxiliary verb to choose? Essere (to be) or avere (to have)? The book is divided into two sections. The first provides helpful thematic tables and explanations, and the second presents a range of exercises and activities for ample practice. Ideal for beginner to intermediate students. Answers are included in the back. Text is all in Italian.
Anna was born in Naples but lives in Vancouver. One day, her parents suggest that she visit her grandparents in Naples: her first journey on her own! Anna is really happy to see her grandparents again and the city where she was born. Naples, with its all its colours, places and people, will be a wonderful surprise... but there will be other surprises too! A compelling reader for high beginners who want to build their reading skills. Includes comprehension questions and an audio CD.
Andrea is learning German in Como while Simone is learning Italian in Stuttgart. To get language practice, they start to exchange emails. However, Andrea thinks he's writing to another boy and Simone thinks she's made friends with an Italian girl. So it's a big surprise for both of them when they decide to meet in person! A charming reader designed for elementary students. Includes online audio and comprehension activities.
A foolish husband, a beautiful wife, a love-struck young man and a magical yet deadly plant: the mandrake! With these key ingredients Machiavelli builds an intriguing tale in which everyone is searching for happiness—to the detriment of somebody else. This abridged comic masterpiece by sixteenth-century author Machiavelli is a great way for high beginners to build their reading skills. Includes comprehension questions and an audio CD.
This popular text has been completely updated and presents a realistic overview of today's Italy, allowing the user to focus on intermediate-level grammar and vocabulary. The text explores traditional customs as well as more recent trends and includes 20 dossiers, each filled with a wealth of images and authentic material including extracts from literature, songs, newspapers and interviews. Topics covered include: geography and language, Italian cuisine, sport, art and heritage and Italy's place within history. The student's book also contains suggestions for websites to visit and exercises to prepare for the CELI/CILS/PLIDA examinations. A new edition of the teacher's guide, downloadable in PDF format, offers practical advice on how to use the text. The guide also includes extra exercises.
Designed for the multi-level classroom, this text using dynamic video content to take students from beginner to intermediate-level Italian. Each unit provides audiovisual material, grammar, vocabulary and cultural content. Each of the 65 videos aims to retain the interest of students at higher levels, while aiding the comprehension of weaker students through the association of words and images and the use of inductive and deductive strategies. The book comes with free online access to the videos (with and without subtitles), audio tracks, supplementary activities, answer keys, as well as a teacher's guide and multilingual glossaries. You will also find the audio and video transcripts at the back of the book and an Italian-English glossary. Access to a digital version of the textbook is also included.
Designed for absolute beginners or special needs students, this text consists of an introductory unit and 10 thematic units to introduce learners to Italian language and culture. Unit 0 provides fun exercises and songs to help students deal easily with the sounds of spoken Italian. Units 1-10 feature vocabulary with exercises on topics pertaining to daily life (introductions, home, work, family), thereby contextualising basic structures (verb conjugation, masculine/feminine, agreements, etc.) in a highly communicative context. Each unit ends with a quiz. Audio is downloadable and answers are provided.
This updated text contains new games and activities for stimulating oral production in the Italian classroom. Graded by level (A1-C1), theme, grammar points and time frame, these ready-made lessons are perfect for busy secondary school teachers. The text features a range of topics to suit all tastes and levels, from the human body and family, to race issues and job interviews. Many lessons are fully photocopiable.