Travellers' Colloquial Italian

Author: H. Swan

Publisher: Forgotten Books



Page: 110

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Excerpt from Travellers' Colloquial Italian: A Handbook for English-Speaking Travellers and Students, Idiomatic Italian Phrases, With the Exact Pronunciation, Represented on a New System Based Upon a Scientific Analysis of Italian Sounds, With Other General Information Useful to Travellers in Italy The recent researches Of Alexander J. Ellis, Melville Bell, Paul Passy, Henry Sweet, and others, have led to a close and accurate knowledge Of the various Spoken sounds in a language, and it is the application Of these researches, with other original remarks in a popular and useful form, which it is the purpose Of this series of handbooks to serve. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

Travellers' Colloquial Italian: A Handbook for English-Speaking Travellers and Students

Author: Howard Swan

Publisher: Wentworth Press


Category: History

Page: 106

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This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world), and other notations in the work. This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work. As a reproduction of a historical artifact, this work may contain missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.
Library catalogs

List of Additions, with Notes

Author: Free Public Library (Worcester, Mass.)



Category: Library catalogs

Page: 1048

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Foreign Language Study

Colloquial Italian

Author: Sylvia Lymbery

Publisher: Routledge


Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 368

View: 368

Colloquial Italian: The Complete Course for Beginners has been carefully developed by an experienced teacher to provide a step-by-step course to Italian as it is written and spoken today. Combining a clear, practical and accessible style with a methodical and thorough treatment of the language, it equips learners with the essential skills needed to communicate confidently and effectively in Italian in a broad range of situations. No prior knowledge of the language is required. Colloquial Italian is exceptional; each unit presents a wealth of grammatical points that are reinforced with a wide range of exercises for regular practice. A full answer key, a grammar summary, bilingual glossaries and English translations of dialogues can be found at the back as well as useful vocabulary lists throughout. Key features include: A clear, user-friendly format designed to help learners progressively build up their speaking, listening, reading and writing skills Jargon-free, succinct and clearly structured explanations of grammar An extensive range of focused and dynamic supportive exercises Realistic and entertaining dialogues covering a broad variety of narrative situations Helpful cultural points An overview of the sounds of Italian Balanced, comprehensive and rewarding, Colloquial Italian is an indispensable resource both for independent learners and students taking courses in Italian. Audio material to accompany the course is available to download free in MP3 format from Recorded by native speakers, the audio material features the dialogues and texts from the book and will help develop your listening and pronunciation skills.
Foreign Language Study

Dictionary of Italian Slang and Colloquial Expressions

Author: Daniela Gobetti

Publisher: Barron's snippet


Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 339

View: 530

Titles in this quick-reference series for language students and international travelers each present more than four thousand informal, commonly used words and phrases--including slang--in their target language, with English translations and equivalent phrases.
Foreign Language Study

Colloquial Italian 2 (eBook And MP3 Pack)

Author: Sylvia Lymbery

Publisher: Routledge


Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 174

View: 798

Do you know Italian already and want to go a stage further? If you're planning a visit to Italy, need to brush up your Italian for work, or are simply doing a course, Colloquial Italian 2 is the ideal way to refresh your knowledge of the language and to extend your skills. Colloquial Italian 2 is designed to help those involved in self-study; structured to give you the opportunity to listen to and read lots of modern, everyday Italian, it has also been developed to work systematically on reinforcing and extending your grasp of Italian grammar and vocabulary. Key features of Colloquial Italian 2 include: * Revision material to help consolidate and build up your basics * A wided range of contemporary authentic documents, both written and audio * Lots of spoken and written exercises in each unit * Highlighted key structures and phrases, a Grammar reference and detailed answer keys * A broad range of situations, focusing on day to day life in Italy. Recorded by native speakers, the audio material will help you perfect your pronunciation and listening skills. For the eBook and MP3 pack, please find instructions on how to access the supplementary content for this title in the Prelims section.
Foreign Language Study

Perfect Phrases in Italian for Confident Travel

Author: Salvatore Bancheri

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional


Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 208

View: 968

More than your average phrasebook, this portable title shows you how to be a well-mannered visitor and speak the local language in the correct context Any phrasebook can give you a line listing of essential phrases. But if you use a phrase or term without knowing the correct way to use it, you can find yourself in an embarrassing situation. Perfect Phrases in Italian for Confident Travel addresses this problem expertly. Yes, you get the basics but you get a lot more background and guidance on how to use these words and phrases correctly without making a faux pas. With the confidence that you are using a phrase correctly, you will enjoy a smoother adventure in Italy.

The Travel Trivia Handbook of Oddball European Sights

Author: Nino Lo Bello

Publisher: Citadel Press


Category: Travel

Page: 266

View: 962

Whether traveling first class, with knapsacks, or in their favorite armchairs, this handbook takes readers to 101 touristic curiosities of the European Continent and Great Britain. Unusual and incredible markets, stores, museums, natural wonders, and local customs--they all abound in this eccentric and whimsical tour of Europe. Photos throughout.