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Italian language learning
Read and Think Italian Premium by
Call Number: Online access
A first-class ticket to building key Italian language skills From the bestsellingRead & Think series, this fully-illustrated guide brings the Italian language to life! In addition to introducing, developing, and growing key vocabulary, this book gives you an insider's look at Italian life--from Italy's coffee culture to regional festivals, and from biographies of famous Italians (from Leonardo to Sophia Loren) to articles on the history and gastronomy of the country. Including more than 100 engaging articles written by native Italian-speakers, each one provides a bilingual glossary on the same page, allowing you to learn without stopping to look up new or unfamiliar words. Each chapter contains several exercises to reinforce comprehension and the new premium edition features streaming audio recordings of more than 40 readings (70 minutes) and over 7,000 vocabulary items by flashcard, easily accessible online or on any mobile device, through the unique McGraw-Hill Education Language Lab app.
Italian Verb Drills by
Call Number: PC1271 .N36 2017
Get on the Fast Track to Mastering the Italian Verb System! Confident use of verbs is an essential foundation for learning Italian. Italian Verb Drills will help you lay this foundation through clear explanations and rigorous practice. You language skills will be strengthened as you become more fluent in your use of the correct tenses and verb forms. Inside you'll find: ● Numerous examples that demonstrate how the Italian verb system works ● Review and mastery exercises to reinforce your learning ● An answer key to give you clear explanations on every concept Italian Verb Drills is the bestselling source of practice that you can use either in conjunction with a course or as a self-learning tool. You'll become less intimidated by verb conjugation and, instead, more confident in your Italian writing and speaking skills.
TV & Radio online
Radiotelevisione Italiana, Italy's national public service station broadcasts 3 channels - Rai Uno, Rai Due and Rai Tre.
Italian television news and cultural programming.
A talk format mixed with music and hourly news bulletins.
Talk radio format with news and cultural programming.
Naxos Music Library
For access to Naxos Music Library via mobile app, click here
Naxos Music Library (NML) is the world's largest online classical music library. The library offers the catalogs of more than 50 classical, jazz and world music labels with more labels joining every month. Among the labels whose catalogs are included in the service are leading independent classical labels such as BIS, Chandos, CPO, Haenssler, Hungaroton, Marco Polo, Vanguard Classics, VOX, and of course Naxos. World music content is provided by ARC, Celestial Harmonies and others.
Music Online: Smithsonian Global Sound
Smithsonian Global Sound is a network of international cultural institutions working to preserve and distribute music from archives worldwide, and to foster appreciation for traditional roots music. Through its Web site, Global Sound will offer audio and video downloads, streaming media, educational resources, and detailed liner notes to music lovers, students, historians, teachers, and the academic community.
Online access to hundreds of newspapers from more than 90 countries, displayed in their original format and accessible by country, language, or title.