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Giardino italiano: An Intermediate Language Program, CourseSmart eTextbook

By Francesco Bonavita

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: May 23, 2011

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Giardino italiano is an intermediate level Italian language textbook designed for one-semester courses. It uses communicative language teaching techniques for the purpose of developing oral proficiency among students. Although this book is not a grammar driven program, the text does afford students ample opportunities to practice grammatical structures as well as offering users a comprehensive grammatical reference section, for in-class or out-of-class review and practice. The grammatical explanations represent a clear point of reference and teachers may dwell on it if it meets their particular needs. The chapters are designed to reflect current vocabulary and expressions used in modern Italian, as well as offering students a glimpse of everyday life situations. A language is learned best when the individual is invited to personalize situations as they occur in everyday life.  Research shows that learning a second language takes place when students are afforded the opportunity to construct, to manipulate, and to experiment with their newly acquired language. Each chapter presents ample opportunities for students to create conversations and to think in the target language. 

Table of Contents

Unit 1: Facciamo le prenotazioni

 

Chapter 1 Una tradizione in famiglia

 

Chapter 2 Un giovane a cavallo

 

Chapter 3 In montagna

 

 

Unit 2: Facciamo le compere

 

Chapter 4 Roma: in taxi

 

Chapter 5 Padova: una scelta particolare

 

Chapter 6 Negozio di antiquariato

 

 

Unit 3: Al museo

 

Chapter 7 Boccaccio

 

Chapter 8 Anima beata

 

Chapter 9 Il famoso Discobolo

 

 

Unit 4: Dal Medico: la nostra salute

 

Chapter 10 La piramide della dieta mediterranea e la nostra salute

 

Chapter 11 Consigli per denti sani

 

Chapter 12 L’erboristeria

 

 Unit 5: A Tavola

 

Chapter 13 La cassata siciliana

 

Chapter 14 Il compleanno

 

Chapter 15 La lezione di pizza

 

 

Unit 6: Visitiamo l’Italia

 

Chapter 16 Fontana di Trevi

 

Chapter 17 Una visita a Pompei

 

Chapter 18 Il cortile del Museo Bargello

 

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$44.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-205-01721-8