Each chapter (for a total of 10) features a grammatical overview of the part of speech and then takes a look at some important words and phrases related to that part of speech. Based on the popular blog, Parola del Giorno, this book features easy to follow explanations on some complex grammar topics while helping you learn new words and phrases and providing a thorough and complete explanation of how Italian language is really used. This book is best suited for intermediate and advanced students.
Keith Preble lived in Rome for almost three years while he completed his Master of Arts in Government and Politics at St. John's University (2014). He began his undergraduate work at Clark University (Worcester, MA) and received his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Melbourne (2003).
Francesco Rossi is a native Italian from the city of Palermo (Sicily). He is currently pursuing his Bachelor’s degree in music composition at the Conservatorio Vincenzo Bellini in Palermo, Sicily.. He received his music diploma in piano performance in 2011.
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 youTalk 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!