A first-class ticket to building key Italian language skillsFrom the bestselling Read & Think series, this fully-illustrated guide brings the Italian language to life In addition to introducing, developing, and growing key vocabulary, this book gives you an insider's look at Italian life--from Italy's coffee culture to regional festivals, and from biographies of famous Italians (from Leonardo to Sophia Loren) to articles on the history and gastronomy of the country. Including more than 100 engaging articles written by native Italian-speakers, each one provides a bilingual glossary on the same page, allowing you to learn without stopping to look up new or unfamiliar words. Each chapter contains several exercises to reinforce comprehension and the new premium edition features streaming audio recordings of more than 40 readings (70 minutes) and over 7,000 vocabulary items by flashcard, easily accessible online or on any mobile device, through the unique McGraw-Hill Education Language Lab app.
About the Author
The Editors of Think Italian! magazine are experts in Italian-language instruction and culture. Native Italian speakers, many of the writers of Think Italian! also teach the language to secondary and post-secondary level students.