Using Italian Vocabulary

By: Marcel Danesi

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Using Italian Vocabulary provides the student of Italian with an in-depth, structured approach to the learning of vocabulary. It can be used for intermediate and advanced undergraduate courses, or as a supplementary manual at all levels - including elementary level - to supplement the study of vocabulary. The book is made up of twenty units covering topics that range from clothing and jewellery, to politics and environmental issues, with each unit consisting of words and phrases that have been organized thematically and according to levels so as to facilitate their acquisition. The book will enable students to acquire a comprehensive control of both concrete and abstract vocabulary allowing them to carry out essential communicative and interactional tasks. • A practical topic-based textbook that can be inserted into all types of course syllabi • Provides exercises and activities for classroom and self-study • Answers are provided for a number of exercises • Lists vocabulary in a functional fashion, according to themes and frequency for easy learning • Provides exercises and activities that allow the learner to use the vocabulary functionally • Includes 40 texts taken from the classic literature repertory that illustrate the use of vocabulary Contents Introduction; 1. Towns, cities, and building; The household; Gardens; 2. The physical world; The animal world; The weather; 3. The body; Health services; 4. Physical appearance; Body language; 5. Personality; Behavior; 6. Clothing, footwear, and accessories; Food and drink; 7. Perception, moods, and the mind; Materials and textures; 8. Quantity, shape, measurement, and size; Containers; 9. The arts; The media; 10. Literature and writing; Expression, interacting, speaking, reading, writing, and phoning; 11. Leisure; Sport; 12. Travel; Transportation; 13. The life cycle; Religion; 14. Education; Science; 15. Agriculture; Industry; 16. The business world; Employment; 17. The office and computing; Communications; 18. Law; Finance; 19. Geography; History and war; 20. Politics; Social services and social issues. Printed Pages: 488.

Title: Using Italian Vocabulary

Author Name: Marcel Danesi

Categories: Language Study,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Cambridge, UK, Cambridge University Press: 2003

ISBN: 0521524253

ISBN 13: 9780521524254

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: New

Size: 238 x 169 Mm

Seller ID: 012825

Keywords: Italian