Take your Italian to the next level with this improver's course and feel at home in Italy.
Do you want to have more meaningful conversations in Italian? Do you want to feel comfortable in a variety of situations?
Based on authentic texts, such as songs, poems, and conversations between native speakers, this course will help you improve and build upon the language you already have so that you develop your skills to a level where you can enjoy communicating in Italian. Incorporating information about the culture, history and geography of Italy and its influence on the language, you will be introduced to the more advanced points of Italian grammar, as well as more colloquial language, and develop your vocabulary so you can express your opinion on a number of topics, as well as react to other people's opinions.
What will I achieve by the end of the course?
By the end of Enjoy Italian you will have increased your capacity to understand the spoken and written language, and furthered your ability to communicate with Italian speakers, orally and in writing. This course aims to take you to a solid intermediate level. You will reach an Advanced Low to Mid level of the ACTFL (American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages) proficiency guidelines / B2 level of the CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages).
Is this course for me?
If you already know some Italian and want to take it further, this is the course for you. It's perfect for the self-study learner, with a one-to-one tutor, or for the post-beginner classroom.
What do I get?
A coursebook with over two hours of audio on CD that features:
- Eight units that cover more complex situations than your basic tourist scenarios
- Carefully levelled and sequenced material - a solid path to build up your knowledge
- Authentic texts, such as poems, songs, excerpts and conversations to present the language
- Learn through the Discovery Method which helps you notice and retain the language you learn
- Learn to learn - tips and advice on becoming a better language learner
- Easy to use workbook format.
Access the audio for this course for free by downloading it to the Teach Yourself Library app or streaming it on library.teachyourself.com
What else can I use to learn Italian?
If you require an absolute Beginner course, you can try our Get Started in Italian: 9781444174717
If you want a comprehensive Beginner to Intermediate course, you should try our Complete Italian: 9781444177343
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