The Penguin Book of Italian Short Stories

Author: Jhumpa Lahiri

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN:

Category: Fiction

Page: 304

View: 478

'Rich. . . eclectic. . . a feast' Telegraph This landmark collection brings together forty writers that reflect over a hundred years of Italy's vibrant and diverse short story tradition, from the birth of the modern nation to the end of the twentieth century. Poets, journalists, visual artists, musicians, editors, critics, teachers, scientists, politicians, translators: the writers that inhabit these pages represent a dynamic cross section of Italian society, their powerful voices resonating through regional landscapes, private passions and dramatic political events. This wide-ranging selection curated by Jhumpa Lahiri includes well known authors such as Italo Calvino, Elsa Morante and Luigi Pirandello alongside many captivating new discoveries. More than a third of the stories featured in this volume have been translated into English for the first time, several of them by Lahiri herself.

Short Stories in Italian

New Penguin Parallel Texts

Author: none

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN:

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 192

View: 431

This is an all new version of the popular PARALLEL TEXT series, containing eight pieces of contemporary fiction in the original Italian and in English translation. Including stories by Calvino, Benni, Sciascia and Levi, this volume gives a fascinating insight into Italian culture and literature as well as providing an invaluable educational tool.

Italian Short Stories For Beginners

Italian Made Simple in 10 stories, Learn Italian fast with the Bilingual Reading Method

Author: Mobile Library

Publisher: Mobile Library

ISBN:

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page:

View: 922

Welcome to the second volume of Italian short stories for beginners. Here you will find 10 more stories to help you learn Italian in a new and interesting way! Ciao! Hello! Do you understand this first Italian word? Yes, you do! Why? Because it was presented to you using a new technique that is making learning languages easier than ever – the Bilingual Reading. We created this book using this technique so that you can learn learn Italian vocabulary in a fast and fun way and whenever you want. How does it works? It is simple: Bilingual Reading works by reading two versions of the same book or text at once. One version will be on the language you want to learn (here you will learn Italian words) and the other version will be in your native language or some other language you are comfortable with (here we will use English). Using this method, you will quickly start to learn Italian from basics and learn Italian fast by accumulating vocabulary. This Italian English dual stories will help you step by step to read texts that are more complex without having to spend hours and hours looking for every word meaning on a dictionary and trying hard to memorize it, so you will learn learn Italian the fast and fun way! In order to make simple the Italian language study, we made this book using Italian parallel texts, organized in 10 Italian short stories for beginners. It's a learn Italian workbook written using straightforward grammar to facilitate the work of all that want to learn Italian key words. The simple Italian short stories for beginners we use makes this Italian dual language book a great tool to learn Italian for beginners of all ages. Using Italian translation, this book will increase your bilingual reading comprehension skills and maximize the time you invest in reading. The book is organized for those who are looking how to learn Italian: you can start by reading each paragraph of each story in the two languages (in Italian to English parallel text), then move to read the full story in each language, rereading the Italian novels to consolidate the Italian fundamentals whenever is necessary. Using this process you will feel the progress of becoming an Italian reader when moving from story to story and see your Italian vocabulary grow as your bilingual reading comprehension increases making you ready for more Italian edition books! Let’s Start?

Italian Short Stories for Beginners

10 Exciting Short Stories to Easily Learn Italian & Improve Your Vocabulary

Author: Touri Language Learning

Publisher: Touri Language Learning

ISBN:

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 147

View: 186

What is the most challenging thing about learning Italian? It's finding helpful and engaging reading material that you can actually understand… That is precisely what motivated us to write this book. How is a student supposed to learn when language instructors love providing materials that are tough expert-level literature with tons of grammar and rules? That style of book for new language learners can be overwhelming, and lead you to flip back and forth between a dictionary and your book… constantly! Not an effective use of your time nor the best way to learn. Is this how children learn their language skills? No. Enter Italian Stories for Beginners Vol. 1: You will find 10 easy-to-read, engaging, and fun stories that will help you to expand your vocabulary and give you the tools to improve your grasp of the Italian language. Improve your comprehension, grow your vocabulary and spark your imagination with these ten unconventional Italian short stories! All stories are written using vocabulary that you could easily use in your day-to-day conversations. The stories are written with beginner Italian learners in mind. With that said, it is highly recommended to have a basic understanding of Italian to achieve maximum enjoyment and effectiveness of the lessons. This program is excellent for those who want to get an introduction to the language or brush up on their Italian language skills. How to Read Italian Short Stories for Beginners: -Each story contains an important lesson in the Italian language involving an interesting and entertaining story with realistic dialogues and day-to-day situations. -A summary in Italian and in English of what you just read, both to review the lesson and for you to gauge your comprehension of what the tale was about. -At the end of those summaries, you'll be provided with a list of vocabulary found in the lesson, as well as phrases that you may not have understood the first time! -Finally, you'll be given clever comprehension questions in Italian, so you can prove that you learned something in the stories. Even if you have tried multiple times to learn Italian these short stories will give you the jumpstart you need to finally grasp the language! Act now and grab your copy of Italian Short Stories and start learning the fun way!

Italian short stories

Racconti italiani

Author: Raleigh Trevelyan

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Short stories, English

Page: 197

View: 517

Italian Short Stories for Beginners - English Italian

50 New Dialogues with bilingual reading and 50 New amazing Penguins images to Learn Italian for Beginners

Author: Mobile Library

Publisher: Mobile Library

ISBN:

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page:

View: 281

Finally, I am at home, and I feel very happy. = Finalmente, sono a casa e mi sento molto felice. Do you understand these first Italian words? Yes, you do! How? Because you read it using a new technique: bilingual reading (parallel text). How it works? It's simple: bilingual reading works by reading two versions of the same book or text at the same time. One version is in the language you want to learn (here you will learn Italian words) and the other version is in your native language or in another language that you feel comfortable with: here we will use English. This way, you can use short stories to learn Italian the fun way with the bilingual reading natural method. Using this method, you will quickly start to learn Italian from basics and learn Italian fast by accumulating vocabulary. In order to make simple the Italian language study, this book brings together 50 New amazing Penguins images with 50 New short, simple, funny texts written in their native language and with Italian key words. The simple Italian short stories for beginners and dialogues in this Italian dual language book a great tool to learn Italian for beginners of all ages. Let's start learning Italian? Come on, it's going to be fun - the new Penguins dialogues will help you learn!

Italian Short Stories

Author: Dimitri Vittorini

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN:

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 208

View: 473

This second volume of Italian Short Stories, with its parallel translations aims - as the first volume did - to exemplify the richness and variety of Italian writing of the twentieth century. In this volume, however, some of the language used is a little more advanced and the translations slightly less literal. Moravia and Calvino, both well known to British and American readers, appear again along with Italo Svevo, Comisso, Vittorini, Rigoni - Stern, Fenoglio and Pasolini so that the literature of both Rome and the provinces is fully represented. There are also discussions of the less familiar words and dialect expressions in the Italian text.

Great Italian Short Stories of the Twentieth Century / I grandi racconti italiani del Novecento: A Dual-Language Book

Author: Jacob Blakesley

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN:

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 259

View: 855

This anthology highlights the rich range of modern Italian fiction, presenting the first English translations of works by many famous authors. Contents include fables and stories by Italo Calvino, Elsa Morante, Alberto Moravia, and Cesare Pavese; historical fiction by Leonardo Sciascia and Mario Rigoni Stern; and little-known tales by Luigi Pirandello and Carlo Emilio Gadda. No further apparatus or reference is necessary for this self-contained text. Appropriate for high school and college courses as well as for self-study, this volume will prove a fine companion for teachers and intermediate-level students of Italian language and literature as well as readers wishing to brush up on their language skills. Dover (2013) original publication. See every Dover book in print at www.doverpublications.com

Italian Short Stories for Beginners: 10 Exciting Short Stories to Easily Learn Italian & Improve Your Vocabulary (Easy Italian Stories, #1)

Author: Touri Language Learning

Publisher: Touri Language Learning

ISBN:

Category:

Page:

View: 643

What is the most challenging thing about learning Italian? It's finding helpful and engaging reading material that you can actually understand… That is precisely what motivated us to write this book. How is a student supposed to learn when language instructors love providing materials that are tough expert-level literature with tons of grammar and rules? That style of book for new language learners can be overwhelming, and lead you to flip back and forth between a dictionary and your book… constantly! Not an effective use of your time nor the best way to learn. Is this how children learn their language skills? No. Enter Italian Stories for Beginners Vol. 1: You will find 10 easy-to-read, engaging, and fun stories that will help you to expand your vocabulary and give you the tools to improve your grasp of the Italian language. Improve your comprehension, grow your vocabulary and spark your imagination with these ten unconventional Italian short stories! All stories are written using vocabulary that you could easily use in your day-to-day conversations. The stories are written with beginner Italian learners in mind. With that said, it is highly recommended to have a basic understanding of Italian to achieve maximum enjoyment and effectiveness of the lessons. This program is excellent for those who want to get an introduction to the language or brush up on their Italian language skills. How to Read Italian Short Stories for Beginners: Each story contains an important lesson in the Italian language involving an interesting and entertaining story with realistic dialogues and day-to-day situations. A summary in Italian and in English of what you just read, both to review the lesson and for you to gauge your comprehension of what the tale was about. At the end of those summaries, you'll be provided with a list of vocabulary found in the lesson, as well as phrases that you may not have understood the first time! Finally, you'll be given clever comprehension questions in Italian, so you can prove that you learned something in the stories. Even if you have tried multiple times to learn Italian these short stories will give you the jumpstart you need to finally grasp the language! Act now and grab your copy of Italian Short Stories and start learning the fun way!

Italian Short Stories: 8 Simple Stories for Beginners Who Want to Learn Italian in Less Time While Also Having Fun

Author: Daily Language Learning

Publisher: Independently Published

ISBN:

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 122

View: 540

If you want to learn Italian in less time while also having fun, then keep reading... The experience of reading a story allows us to escape our lives for a moment, and so this is a perfect way to start learning a language. Reading a story activates your brain and imagination, thus increasing the chance to learn easily and not quit. Often, people start learning a new language only to give up after a couple of weeks. This is not due to the complexity of the language but because they become disheartened as the method they are using does not give the right motivation. This is much less likely to happen if your tool is short stories! In Italian Short Stories: 8 Simple Stories for Beginners Who Want to Learn Italian in Less Time While Also Having Fun, you will encounter rich and new but not too complex vocabulary, which is translated at the end of the chapter, avoiding the hassle of having to stop the reading rhythm to look up every word in the dictionary. Every paragraph is translated, as well as the summary of the story, thus providing a clearer comprehension of each sentence, while trying to prevent the temptation that the reader might have, if discouraged, of giving up and reading the whole story in English. After each chapter, there is a question section, which aims to test the reader's overall understanding of the story, containing both open-ended and multiple-choice questions. The solved questions are provided at the end, enabling you to check your own answers and, consequently, develop your skills. In this book, you'll discover these engaging stories: Il Barbiere Si È Innamorato! - The Barber Has Fallen In Love! Lila, La Pecora Ribelle - Lila, The Rebel Sheep Come è Nato il Ghiacciolo Alla Frutta - How the Fruit Popsicle Was Born Nadia e il Natale - Nadia and Christmas Un Amore Impossibile - An Impossible Love Tuti la Gallina e le Uova per la Regina - Tuti the Hen and the Queen's eggs L'amico Segreto di Giulio Cesare - Julius Caesar's Secret Friend Meglio Tardi Che Mai - Better Later Than Never And much, much more So if you want to learn the Italian language fast without reading boring textbooks, scroll up and click the "add to cart" button!