This intensive foundation course in Italian is designed for students with no previous knowledge of the language. Accompanying audio material containing dialogues, listening exercises and pronunciation practice is available to listen to here www.routledge.com/9780415240802. The audio is designed to work alongside the accompanying book.
Students using the Routledge Intensive Italian Course will practise the four key skills of language learning - reading, writing, speaking, and listening - and will acquire a thorough working knowledge of the structures of Italian. The Routledge Intensive Italian Course takes students from beginner to intermediate level in one year.
Anna Proudfoot is Lecturer in Italian at the Open University. She has been awarded one of Italy's highest honours for her contribution to Italian culture and language: the Ordine della Stella della Solidarieta Italiana; Tania Batelli Kneale is Italian Tutor at Oxford University; Anna di Stefano is Associate Tutor for Languages at Oxford University's Department of Continuing Education, and Daniela Treveri Gennari is Senior Lecturer at Oxford Brookes University.
'Ultimately, the Routledge Intensive Italian Course does what it says on the cover: it allows motivated students to acquire a range of skills fast.' - Times Education Supplement