Designed for beginners, Buongiorno Italia! will teach you to use and understand basic colloquial Italian in a wide range of everyday situations and is ideal for learning at home or in a class. You'll gain valuable insights into modern Italian culture too. Focusing on listening, reading, writing and speaking skills, Buongiorno Italia! will help you reach the equivalent of a first qualification, such as GCSE. It includes a 304-page course book and three 60-minute CDs: Course Book 20 units illustrate the basic structures and vocabulary in an everyday context, while exercises, activities and explanations reinforce learning throughout the course. Audio The audio contains authentic dialogues and interviews featuring native Italian speakers using everyday language and includes pronunciation practice, listening comprehension and interactive lessons.--This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.