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Access Italian

A First Language Course, 1st Edition

By Susanna Binelli, Alessia Bianchi


208 pages

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Access is the major new language series designed with the needs of today's generation of students firmly in mind. Whether learning for leisure or business purposes or working towards a curriculum qualification, Access Italian is specially designed for adults of all ages and gives students a thorough grounding in all the skills required to understand, speak, read and write contemporary Italian from scratch.

The coursebook consists of 10 units covering different topic areas, each of which includes Language Focus panels explaining the structures covered and a comprehensive glossary. Learning tips and assessment checklists help students to achieve a sense of autonomy. Numerous references to web-based activities, which will be an invaluable support to students' learning, add significantly to the course.

The accompanying free website gives direct access to additional internet-based activities for students, plus teacher support and guidance.


- Suitable for adult learners
- Modern content
- Very clear explanations
- Good use of visual stimul
- Interesting useful accompanying website
Mr B Haessig, Grimsby College

Table of Contents

Unit 1 - Buongiorno!
Unit 2 - E tu cosa prendi?
Unit 3 - Che lavoro fai?
Unit 4 - Cosa fai nel tempo libero?
Unit 5 - Casa dolce casa
Unit 6 - Un giorno a Milano
Unit 7 - Che bella vacanza!
Unit 8 - Che cosa è successo?
Unit 9 - Abitudini italiane
Unit 10 - L'anno prossimo

About the Authors

Alessia Bianchi, Lecturer in the Department of Italian Studies, University of Birmingham
Susanna Binelli, Lecturer in Italian, Brasshouse Language Centre, Birmingham
Henriette Harnisch, Head of Languages, Brasshouse Language Centre, Birmingham
Series editor: Jane Wightwick, former Editorial Director, Macmillan and Berlitz
Series consultant: Brasshouse Centre, Birmingham

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