This quirky handbook of Italian gestures, first published in 1958 by renowned Milanese artist and graphic designer Bruno Munari, will help the phalange-phobic decipher the unspoken language of gestures--a language not found in any dictionary. Photos.
An English/Italian language booklet, teaching beginners how to speak Italian using only 35 words. Created by Peter and Helena Roberts, this booklet teaches the same key 35 words needed to get by for the absolute beginner in any language. 'I want something', ""I want to buy something,"" ""I need to find somewhere,"" ""Thank you."" This book not only teaches this core vocabulary, but shows how it fits together to create quite effective grammatical phrases. Despite the apparent simplicity of the concept, the authors spent several visits in Italy, travelling through the cities and countryside, ensuring that these simple phrases were all that was needed for people to learn, use, and have a great holiday.
#Language Hacking Italian is an unconventional conversation course for beginners that teaches you everything you need to start speaking Italian right away - not after years of study. Crack the code and get fluent faster!
Eight colourful, illustrated lessons along with a detailed glossary provide all the basic tools to learn another language. The "Speak in a Week" Series features illustrations that provide visual clues and memory hooks to increase speed of comprehension. Easy-to-carry, easy-to-use and fun Chr(45) you will be speaking another language in just one week. No bulk books! Carry everywhere, learn anywhere… in the car, on the bus, even at the beach! Each page features extra grammar tips, helpful hints, and cultural insights to enrich your learning experience. The audio CD provides native pronunciation of all material presented plus Mastery Exercises for comprehensive review.
"A lively, lucid, and often extremely moving collection of essays."--Sandra Gilbert, author of Wrongful Death: A Memoir "Barolini's essays moved me. Their commitment, their passion, their intelligence struck me very powerfully and made them among the most incisive essays on Italian-Americana, ethnicity, and diversity in literature that I have ever read."--Fred Misurella, author of Understanding Milan Kundera: Public Events, Private Affairs and Short Time Part memoir, part social commentary, and part literary criticism, Chiaroscuro is not only profoundly original but also of crucial importance in establishing the contours of an Italian-American tradition. Spanning a quarter century of work, the essays in Helen Barolini's essays explore her personal search; literature as a formative influence; and the turning of the personal into the political. Included in Chiaroscuro is an updated re-introduction to Barolini's American Book Award-winning collection, The Dream Book: An Anthology of Writings by Italian-American Women.