Using Italian

Author: J. J. Kinder
Editor: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521485562
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This 2002 book is a guide to Italian usage for students who have already acquired the basics of the language and wish to extend their knowledge. Unlike conventional grammars, it gives special attention to those areas of vocabulary and grammar which cause most difficulty to English-speakers. Careful consideration is given throughout to questions of style, register, and politeness which are essential to achieving an appropriate level of formality or informality in writing and speech. It surveys the contemporary linguistic scene in Italy and gives ample space to the new varieties of Italian that are emerging in modern Italy. The influence of the dialects in shaping the development of Italian is also acknowledged. Clear, readable and easy to consult via its two indexes, this is an essential reference for learners seeking access to the finer nuances of the Italian language.

Using Italian Vocabulary

Author: Marcel Danesi
Editor: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9781139437165
Size: 10,78 MB
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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

Using Digital Resources To Enhance Language Learning Case Studies In Italian

Author: Rosalba Biasini
Editor: Research-publishing.net
ISBN: 249005712X
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A group of Italian language tutors attended sessions dedicated to Italian language teaching and learning that were included in the SIS Biennial Conference in 2015. Following the conference, the group suggested that a publication of the proceedings to mark the first of these meetings would be a useful resource for all language tutors. To five of the original papers presented in Oxford, another three were added in order to include a range of ideas and experiences in one publication.

Women In Italian Renaissance Art

Author: Paola Tinagli
Editor: Manchester University Press
ISBN: 9780719040542
Size: 20,37 MB
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This is the first book which gives a general overview of women as subject-matter in Italian Renaissance painting. It presents a view of the interaction between artist and patron, and also of the function of these paintings in Italian society of the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries. Using letters, poems, and treatises, it examines through the eyes of the contemporary viewer the way women were represented in paintings.

Syntactic Parsing Strategies In Italian

Author: M. de Vincenzi
Editor: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9401131848
Size: 17,58 MB
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New Perspectives In Italian Cultural Studies

Author: Graziella Parati
Editor: Fairleigh Dickinson
ISBN: 1611475333
Size: 19,75 MB
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This book on cultural studies aims to identify the status of the field in Italian cultural studies. It contains articles that will interest a variety of undergraduate and graduate classes and it is an invaluable resource for scholars of Italian studies.

Literature And Identity In Italian Baroque Travel Writing

Author: Nathalie Hester
Editor: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
ISBN: 9780754661948
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This first full-length study in English on seventeenth-century Italian travel writing enriches our understanding of an unusually fertile period for Italian contributions to the genre. The intrinsic qualities of this literature can now be grasped in terms of the larger question of cultural identity in Italy. For Hester, the specifically literary characteristics of Italian travel writing--including its humanism or Petrarchism--highlight the classic eminence throughout Europe of a prestigious tradition inherent to Italy, one compensating then for the peninsula's lack of a national political identity.

Fun With Italian Cooking

Author: Rosalba Gioffrè
Editor: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc
ISBN: 9781435834514
Size: 15,82 MB
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Provides background information and step-by-step instructions for making fourteen popular Italian dishes, and discusses carnival time in Italy and the role that food plays in this holiday.

The Syntax Phonology Interface In Focus And Topic Constructions In Italian

Author: M. Frascarelli
Editor: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9780792362401
Size: 20,68 MB
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"Though centered on Italian, cross-linguistic analysis is extensively provided: data from languages as diverse as English, Hungarian, Modern Greek, Hausa, Chichewa, Serbo-Croatian and Somali are used to show that despite surface variations, the interface interpretation of Focus and Topic lies in the interaction between base-generated extraposition and feature-checking." "This book targets scholars and researchers in linguistics who are interested in syntactic and/or phonological analysis of discourse-related categories within the Minimalist approach."--BOOK JACKET.

Vital Crises In Italian Cinema

Author: P. Adams Sitney
Editor: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199862176
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Examining over twenty key works of the period, Vital Crises in Italian Cinema identifies and explores the major thematic crises at the heart of seminal films produced by the likes of Vittorio De Sica, Luchino Visconti, Michael Antonioni, and Federico Fellini.