Containing up to 36,000 entries, these dictionaries capture core words of the language, along with the various jargon, plus additional grammatical information. Headwords are written in blue, to improve ease of use and quick reference.
A revised edition of the Collins Italian Gem dictionary, including the latest vocabulary relating to the Internet and to the new Europe.
With its extensive coverage of Italian language in a compact form, the Collins Italian Gem remains the indispensable small dictionary for learners of Italian. Now updated for the millennium, its 40,000-plus references and 70,000 translations include the latest additions to the language, notably terms relating to the Internet and to the new Europe.
With an attractive new layout and typography, featuring special entries relating to various aspects of Italian life and culture, the Italian Gem is compact, reliable and completely up-to-date - the ideal small dictionary for school and general use.
Now comes with a free companion audio app that allows readers to scan the pages to hear words spoken in both Italian and English.
Newly revised and updated, the Italian-English Bilingual Visual Dictionary is a quick and intuitive way to learn and recall everyday words in Italian.
Introducing a range of useful current vocabulary in thematic order, this dictionary uses full-color photographs and artworks to display and label all the elements of everyday life--from the home and office to sport, music, nature, and the countries of the world--with panel features on key nouns, verbs, and useful phrases.
The Italian-English Bilingual Visual Dictionary features:- A quick and intuitive way to learn and remember thousands of words.
- A complete range of illustrated objects and scenes from everyday life.
- Fast and effective learning for any situation, from home and office to shopping and dining out.
- Detailed index for instant reference.
- Handy size ideal for travel.
The illustrations provide a quick and intuitive route to learning a language, defining the words visually so it is easier to remember them and creating a colorful and stimulating learning resource for the foreign-language and EFL/ESL student.
Sharpen your ITALIAN grammar with skill-building exercises
If you want to be proficient in Italian, you have to master its grammar. The best way to perfect your grammar skills is through drills, drills, and more drills. Covering all facets of Italian grammar--from prepositions and pronouns to verbal forms and tenses--Italian Grammar Drills helps you learn often-perplexing topics through hands-on experience.
This comprehensive book features:
- More than 200 exercises that demonstrate how the Italian grammar system works
- Authentic examples that illustrate correct grammar usage
- A thorough review section, new to this edition
- An answer key to give you immediate clarification on any concept
Adjectives and adverbs * Comparatives and superlatives * Present tense versus past tense * Prepositions * Passive voice * Verbal expressions and constructions * and more
For businesspeople, students, travelers-- perfect for anyone who wants to quickly find a word, its pronunciation and use. This "pocket pal" can be used equally well by beginners or by those who already have a good working knowledge of the language.
Over 11,000 entries (5000+ Italian/English, 5000+ English/Italian). Pronunciation accompanies Italian words on "both sides," along with helpful usage information.
Pronunciation Guide explains the sounds of Italian, how to produce and combine them-- takes the mystery out of developing a good accent
Concise Italian Grammar for a quick overview or specific explanations; sections include nouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs, sentence formation, etc., plus verb tables for instant look-ups.
Phrases for Use Abroad gives you the right thing to say (and how to pronounce it) in a number of everyday situations.
Menu Reader, complete with pronunciation, ensures you'll never be surprised by what you order
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A first-class ticket to building key Italian language skills
From the bestselling Read & Think series, this fully-illustrated guide brings the Italian language to life In addition to introducing, developing, and growing key vocabulary, this book gives you an insider's look at Italian life--from Italy's coffee culture to regional festivals, and from biographies of famous Italians (from Leonardo to Sophia Loren) to articles on the history and gastronomy of the country.
Including more than 100 engaging articles written by native Italian-speakers, each one provides a bilingual glossary on the same page, allowing you to learn without stopping to look up new or unfamiliar words. Each chapter contains several exercises to reinforce comprehension and the new premium edition features streaming audio recordings of more than 40 readings (70 minutes) and over 7,000 vocabulary items by flashcard, easily accessible online or on any mobile device, through the unique McGraw-Hill Language Lab app.
Your search for the right word in Italian is over.
Stop hunting blindly through ordinary bilingual dictionaries! With 4,000 words, Must-Know Italian gives you the power to be understood in any situation.
You'll never be at a loss for words again
- in the classroom il calcolatore (calculator), il, la supplente (substitute teacher)
- at the office lo stage (internship), la riunione (meeting)
- talking about the environment la conservazione (conservation), riciclare (recycle)
- discussing politics la cittadinanza (citizenship), il broglio elettorale (electoral fraud)
- shopping l(o)'affare (bargain), la cartina del bancomat (ATM card)