Foreign Language Study

Practice Makes Perfect: Italian Conversation

Author: Marcel Danesi

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071770909

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 176

View: 5698

Practice the art of conversation in Italian! Want to strike up a conversation with a native Italian speaker but are nervous that you're not ready? Practice Makes Perfect: Italian Conversation helps you overcome that obstacle, and--before you know it--you'll be speaking comfortably in your new language. Inside you will find realistic conversational situations, from meeting people to talking about sports to discussing current events to just having fun. With these engaging dialogues as a starting point, each unit is packed with helpful instructions on correct grammar and word usage--in addition to lots of conversation-ready phrases that will be indispensable as your fluency increases. Of course you'll get plenty of practice, practice, practice using your new conversational skills. Each dialogue is followed by a variety of exercises that not only give you the opportunity to put new concepts into action but also encourage you to construct personalized conversations. These lessons will reassure even the most hesitant speakers that they too can achieve a confident--and spontaneous--speaking style. Practice Makes Perfect: Italian Conversation will help you Talk more like a native speaker and expand your vocabulary Master everyday Italian expressions through numerous realistic examples Reinforce your new conversational skills through extensive exercises Before you know it, you'll be confidently speaking Italian with your Italian-speaking friends--or you'll be ready to make new ones!
Foreign Language Study

Practice Makes Perfect Italian Vocabulary

Author: Daniela Gobetti

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071760970

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 240

View: 4916

Master the words and phrases necessary for handling everyday situations Practice Makes Perfect: Italian Vocabulary helps you develop your vocabulary by providing practice in word-building and encouraging you to analyze new words for an ever-increasing vocabulary. Each chapter of this comprehensive book focuses on a theme, such as family or travel, so you can build your language skills in a systematic manner. As you lay the foundation for an increasing vocabulary, you are able to perfect your new words with plenty of exercises and gain the confidence to communicate well in Italian. Practice Makes Perfect: Italian Vocabulary offers you: More than 250 exercises Concise grammatical explanations A new chapter on contemporary vocabulary An answer key to gauge your comprehension With help from this book, you can easily speak or write in Italian about: Different occupations and jobs * Italian holidays and traditions * Taking the train * Growing your own garden * Where it hurts on your body * Your house * Your family and friends * What you studied in school * Your favorite TV show * Your family's background . . . and much more!
Foreign Language Study

Practice Makes Perfect: Complete Italian Grammar

Author: Marcel Danesi

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071603689

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 304

View: 4770

Build up your Italian grammar skills and communicate with ease The only way to boost your confidence in a second language is to practice, practice, practice. From the present tense of regular verbs to direct object pronouns, this comprehensive guide and workbook covers all aspects of Italian grammar that you need to master. Focusing on the practical aspects of Italian as it's really spoken, each unit of Practice Makes Perfect: Complete Italian Grammar features clear explanations, numerous realistic examples, and lots of engaging exercises. Practice Makes Perfect: Complete Italian Grammar makes mastering grammar easy with: Clear, down-to-earth, easy-to-follow explanations that make even the most complex principles easy to understand Example sentences that illustrate and clarify each grammatical point Dozens of exercises in formats suited to every learning style Practical and high-frequency vocabulary used throughout A detailed answer key for quick, easy progress checks With help from this book, you can effortlessly use: Possessive adjectives • Relative pronouns • Gerunds • Expressions of time • The passive and the impersonal Si * The subjunctive mood * Question words
Foreign Language Study

Practice Makes Perfect: Complete Italian Grammar

Author: Marcel Danesi

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

ISBN: 9780071603676

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 304

View: 6376

Build up your Italian grammar skills and communicate with ease The only way to boost your confidence in a second language is to practice, practice, practice. From the present tense of regular verbs to direct object pronouns, this comprehensive guide and workbook covers all aspects of Italian grammar that you need to master. Focusing on the practical aspects of Italian as it's really spoken, each unit of Practice Makes Perfect: Complete Italian Grammar features clear explanations, numerous realistic examples, and lots of engaging exercises. Practice Makes Perfect: Complete Italian Grammar makes mastering grammar easy with: Clear, down-to-earth, easy-to-follow explanations that make even the most complex principles easy to understand Example sentences that illustrate and clarify each grammatical point Dozens of exercises in formats suited to every learning style Practical and high-frequency vocabulary used throughout A detailed answer key for quick, easy progress checks With help from this book, you can effortlessly use: Possessive adjectives • Relative pronouns • Gerunds • Expressions of time • The passive and the impersonal Si * The subjunctive mood * Question words
Foreign Language Study

Practice Makes Perfect Italian Reading and Comprehension

Author: Riccarda Saggese

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 007179896X

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 320

View: 9929

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
Foreign Language Study

Practice Makes Perfect Advanced Italian Grammar

Author: Marcel Danesi

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071634177

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 304

View: 8988

More practice to expand your Italian skills The Practice Makes Perfect series has helped thousands learn the basics of Italian, from vocabulary to prepositions, verbs, and beyond. Now this innovative series turns its attention to advanced students of Italian who have the foundation of good language skills and want to take their knowledge to the next level. To help you evolve your language skills, this book focuses on more sophisticated grammar topics that are essential to constructing longer, more complex sentences. They especially highlight more troublesome areas, such as the correct use of object pronouns.
Foreign Language Study

Practice Makes Perfect English Vocabulary for Beginning ESL Learners

Author: Jean Yates

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 007176304X

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 224

View: 9931

Master the words and phrases necessary for handling everyday situations Practice Makes Perfect: English Vocabulary for Beginning ESL Learners helps you develop your vocabulary by providing practice in word-building and encouraging you to analyze new words for an ever-increasing vocabulary. Each chapter of this comprehensive book focuses on a theme, such as family or travel, so you can build your language skills in a systematic manner. As you lay the foundation for an increasing vocabulary, you are able to perfect your new words with plenty of exercises and gain the confidence to communicate well in English. Practice Makes Perfect: English Vocabulary offers you: More than 220 exercises Concise grammatical explanations A new chapter on contemporary vocabulary An answer key to gauge your comprehension With help from this book, you can easily speak or write in English about: Different occupations and jobs * American holidays and traditions * Taking the train * Growing your own garden * Where it hurts on your body * Your house * Your family and friends * What you studied in school * Your favorite TV show * Your family's background . . . and much more!
Language Arts & Disciplines

Practice Makes Perfect Mastering Vocabulary

Author: Gary Muschla

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071777598

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 160

View: 5914

Helpful instruction and plenty of practice for your child to master the basics of vocabulary Having a strong grasp of vocabulary is essential for your child to read and write with confidence. Practice Makes Perfect: Mastering Vocabulary gives your child bite-sized explanations of the subject, with engaging exercises that keep her or him motivated and excited to learn. They can practice the vocabulary they find challenging, polish skills they’ve mastered, and stretch themselves to explore skills they have not yet attempted. This book features 450 words that increase in difficulty as your child proceeds through it. This book is appropriate for a 6th grade student working above his or her grade level, or as a great review and practice for a struggling 7th or 8th grader. Your student will learn how to: Apply vocabulary rules Understand meaning and usage Differentiate between synonyms, antonyms, homophones, and more Conquer easily confused words
Foreign Language Study

Practice Makes Perfect Italian Sentence Builder

Author: Paola Nanni-Tate

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071600361

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 176

View: 9331

Practice Makes Perfect helps you put your Italian vocabulary and grammar skills together! You may have all the vocabulary down pat and every grammar point nailed--but without the skill of knowing how to put these elements together, communicating in your second language would be nearly impossible. Practice Makes Perfect: Italian Sentence Builders picks up from where other grammar books leave off, showing you the variety of structures and how to combine them to make solid sentences. And like every Practice Makes Perfect title, these books feature crystal-clear explanations, numerous realistic examples, and dozens of opportunities to practice, practice, practice!
Foreign Language Study

Complete Italian

The Basics

Author: Antonella Ansani

Publisher: Living Language

ISBN: 1400024153

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 308

View: 3255

Learn Italian in 4 Simple Steps. With Living Language Complete Italian: The Basics, you’ll start by learning words, and then you’ll progress to phrases, sentences, and conversations. This simple four-step building block approach will have you speaking with confidence right from the beginning, and you’ll be able to learn gradually and effectively. If you’re confident in your pronunciation, then this coursebook includes everything you need - vocabulary, grammar, culture, and practice. But you can also use this book along with the four hours of recordings included in the Living Language Complete Italian: The Basics compact disc package, which also includes a handy learner’s dictionary. This comprehensive coursebook includes: •40 step-by-step lessons •Practical vocabulary and authentic everyday usage •Simple explanations and plenty of examples •Supplemental sections, including e-mail and internet resources •A comprehensive grammar reference section
Study Aids

Practice Makes Perfect: Spanish Vocabulary, 2nd Edition

With 240 Exercises + Free Flashcard App

Author: Dorothy Richmond

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071804137

Category: Study Aids

Page: 464

View: 5229

Go beyond ¿Cómo se dice? and add thousands of words to your Spanish vocabulary To communicate comfortably in Spanish, you need access to a variety of words that go beyond the basics, as well as a solid foundation in grammar. In Practice Makes Perfect: Spanish Vocabulary you get the tools you need to expand your lexicon and sharpen your speaking and writing skills. And how do you this? PRACTICE, PRACTICE, PRACTICE! Each chapter of this comprehensive book focuses on a theme, such as family or travel, so you can build your language skills in a systematic manner. As you lay the foundation for a burgeoning vocabulary, you will perfect your new words with plenty of exercises and gain the confidence you need to communicate well in Spanish. This new edition of Practice Makes Perfect: Spanish Vocabulary offers you: More than 240 exercises Concise grammatical explanations The latest vocabulary in such areas as technology, communications, and the media An answer key to gauge your comprehension WITH HELP FROM THIS BOOK, YOU CAN EASILY SPEAK OR WRITE IN SPANISH ABOUT: Different occupations and jobs * Spanish holidays and traditions * Food and drink * Politics and current events * Your social life * Your family and friends * Business and money * Your favorite entertainment venues * Your family's background . . . and much more
Foreign Language Study

Practice Makes Perfect German Vocabulary

Author: Ed Swick

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071763023

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 224

View: 3385

Master the words and phrases necessary for handling everyday situations Practice Makes Perfect: German Vocabulary helps you develop your vocabulary by providing practice in word-building and encouraging you to analyze new words for an ever-increasing vocabulary. Each chapter of this comprehensive book focuses on a theme, such as family or travel, so you can build your language skills in a systematic manner. As you lay the foundation for an increasing vocabulary, you are able to perfect your new words with plenty of exercises and gain the confidence to communicate well in German. Practice Makes Perfect: German Vocabulary offers you: More than 100 exercises Concise grammatical explanations A new chapter on contemporary vocabulary An answer key to gauge your comprehension With help from this book, you can easily speak or write in German about: Different occupations and jobs * German holidays and traditions * Taking the train * Growing your own garden * Where it hurts on your body * Your house * Your family and friends * What you studied in school * Your favorite TV show * Your family's background . . . and much more!
Language Arts & Disciplines

Practice Makes Perfect Exploring Vocabulary

Author: Gary Muschla

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071777563

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 176

View: 5975

Helpful instruction and plenty of practice for your child to understand the basics of vocabulary Understanding vocabulary is essential for your child to read and write with confidence. Practice Makes Perfect: Exploring Vocabulary gives your child bite-sized explanations of the subject, with engaging exercises that keep her or him motivated and excited to learn. They can practice the vocabulary they find challenging, polish skills they’ve mastered, and stretch themselves to explore skills they have not yet attempted. This book features 450 words that increase in difficulty as your child proceeds through it. This book is appropriate for a 4th grade student working above his or her grade level, or as a great review and practice for a struggling 5th or 6th grader. Your student will learn how to: Apply vocabulary rules Understand meaning and usage Differentiate between synonyms, antonyms, homophones, and more Conquer easily confused words
Foreign Language Study

Practice Makes Perfect Italian Problem Solver (EBOOK)

With 80 Exercises

Author: Alessandra Visconti

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071791272

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 144

View: 4850

Tricky Italian concepts are no problem with practice, practice, practice As you progress in your study of Italian, you may feel overwhelmed by unfamiliar areas, such as knowing when to use essere versus avere; determining the gender of a noun; avoiding "false friends"; or understanding the use of the subjunctive in subordinate clauses. Author and teacher Alessandra Visconti is familiar with this situation and, more important, knows how her students--and now you--can overcome it. In Practice Makes Perfect: Italian Problem Solver, Visconti shares her arsenal of strategies on how to overcome these obstacles to your Italian mastery. Practice Makes Perfect: Italian Problem Solver helps you understand topics that students typically find difficult. You will develop your skills and confidence as an Italian speaker with: Expert advice and guidance on overcoming common problems Practical examples with high-frequency vocabulary that clarify each point Highly varied and extensive exercises to practice what you've learned
Foreign Language Study

Practice Makes Perfect Arabic Vocabulary

With 145 Exercises

Author: Jane Wightwick,Mahmoud Gaafar

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 007175640X

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 192

View: 6202

Go beyond Marhaba and add thousands of words and expressions to your Arabic vocabulary To communicate comfortably in Arabic, you need easy access to a variety of words and expressions. In Practice Makes Perfect: Arabic Vocabulary you get the tools you need to expand your lexicon and sharpen your speaking and writing skills. And how do you do this? PRACTICE, PRACTICE, PRACTICE! Each chapter of this comprehensive book focuses on a theme, such as family, food, or travel, so you can build your language skills in a systematic manner. As you lay the foundation for a burgeoning vocabulary, you will be able to weave your way in and out of English and Arabic to gain the confidence you need to communicate with ease. Practice Makes Perfect: Arabic Vocabulary offers you: Thousands of new words and expressions More than 250 fun exercises Handy cultural and social tips and an insight into Arab life An answer key to gauge your comprehension With help from this book, you can easily communicate in Arabic about: Education, careers, and skills * Vacations and adventures * Culture, society, and traditions * Cooking and recipes * Your neighborhood and home * Your family and friends * Environmental issues * Crime, justice, and politics . . . and much more
Foreign Language Study

Practice Makes Perfect Complete Spanish Grammar

Author: Gilda Nissenberg

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071763422

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 416

View: 4574

Build your confidence in your Spanish skills with practice, practice, practice! From present tense regular verbs to double object pronouns, this comprehensive guide and workbook covers all those aspects of Spanish grammar that you might find a little intimidating or hard to remember. Practice Makes Perfect: Complete Spanish Grammar focuses on the practical aspects of Spanish as it's really spoken, so you are not bogged down by unnecessary technicalities. Each unit features crystal-clear explanations, numerous realistic examples, and dozens of engaging exercises in a variety of formats--including multiple choice, fill-in sentences and passages, sentence rewrites, and creative writing--perfect for whatever your learning style. Whenever possible, explanations include comparisons you to understand the basic logic behind the rules and to remember correct usage. This new edition includes: Time-saving vocabulary panels that eliminate having to look words up Advice on how to avoid common mistakes A detailed answer key for quick, easy progress checks Free online audio recordings of all the answers at audiostudyplayer.com Offering a winning formula for getting a handle on Spanish grammar right away, Practice Makes Perfect: Complete Spanish Grammar your ultimate resource for learning to speak Spanish the way the native speakers do.
Language Arts & Disciplines

Practice Makes Perfect English Conversation

Author: Jean Yates

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071770860

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 192

View: 1858

Learn how to speak English fluently and spontaneously Practice Makes Perfect: English Conversation gives you helpful instruction on correct pronunciation, grammar, syntax, and word usage, keeping in mind the typical problems of non-native English speakers like you. Each section includes a series of exercises that gives you extra practice in using new concepts and encourages you to construct personalized conversations. The lessons will reassure even grammar-phobic learners that you can achieve a confident speaking style. Offering a winning formula for getting a handle on speaking English right away, Practice Makes Perfect: English Conversation offers: Engaging dialogues illustrate practical conversational situations Example phrases or sentences clarify each point A variety of exercises for practice, with an answer key that provides instant feedback and reference Practical and high-frequency vocabulary used throughout
Foreign Language Study

Practice Makes Perfect Basic Italian

Author: Alessandra Visconti

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071741720

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 208

View: 9787

More than 1 million books sold in the Practice Makes Perfect series! Learn Italian in bite-sized lessons! The key to Practice Makes Perfect: Basic Italian is how manageable the grammar and vocabulary are presented to you. You’re not overwhelmed by it all! Supported by engaging exercises, these 50 units cover all aspects of grammar and vocabulary, giving you a solid foundation in the language. Each unit is three pages in length, and you can expect to be completed with each in 10 to 15 minutes. Features Key grammatical concepts and core vocabulary are absorbed almost effortlessly through exercises Flexibility for self-study or as a complement to your first-year class
Foreign Language Study

Practice Makes Perfect Italian Verb Tenses 2/E (EBOOK)

With 300 Exercises + Free Flashcard App

Author: Paola Nanni-Tate

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071804501

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 304

View: 4485

Go Beyond Conjugation and Learn the Correct Verb Tenses for Speaking and Writing in Italian If you're looking for help memorizing Italian verb conjugations, any Italian verb book will do. But if you are interested in becoming fluent, you'll need to learn how these building blocks are used in everyday, natural language. That's where Practice Makes Perfect: Italian Verb Tenses comes in. You will, of course, get plenty of practice, practice, practice using your new verb selection and conjugation skills. Whether you are learning on your own or taking a beginning Italian class, Practice Makes Perfect: Italian Verb Tenses will help you master Italian in no time at all. Practice Makes Perfect: Italian Verb Tenses will help you: Learn when and why to use different verb tenses Reinforce your knowledge with everyday examples covering a wide range of topics Build your verb skills using more than 300 engaging exercises
Foreign Language Study

Practice Makes Perfect: Basic Hindi

Author: Sonia Taneja

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 007178425X

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 208

View: 5914

Bite-sized instruction and hundreds of engaging exercises to help you develop your Hindi script, grammar, vocabulary, and conversation skills Get a solid foundation in Hindi with Practice Makes Perfect: Basic Hindi. You will learn everything from reading and writing the Devanagari script, to mastering of core vocabulary, basic grammar, and conversational structures. You will get clear guidance on writing the Hindi script; transliteration for all Hindi text in the first four chapters; and online recordings of key vocabulary and expressions to aid correct pronunciation.