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Summary

How to have effective conversations with Italian native speakers even if you're only at the beginner-level

Seventy-one percent of people in Italy don't speak any English at all. Of the remainder, very few speak it well. What?

Your beginner's Italian isn't too bad. But it's precisely that, beginner's Italian. Not the level where you can have full exchanges.

While traveling to Italy can be stressful and full of miscommunication, there is a doable workaround. If you have the basics down, you can target your learning to the situations you expect to encounter most often.

This makes the learning manageable and fast, particularly when you have a guide that effectively organizes learning through real-world situations.

Here's what you'll discover in Learn Italian Like a Native - Intermediate's Level:

  • Presented in both audio and written format so you never have to stop learning
  • Narrated by a Italian native speaker so you can pick up the perfect accent with a natural approach to phonetics and pronunciation
  • It covers the most common situations providing the detailed vocabulary and phrases necessary to communicate efficiently.
  • Several conversation examples will teach you how to answer any question effortlessly.
  • Lessons also build on one another so you acquire comprehensive speaking skills.
  • Verb conjugations that cover the most useful tenses and prevent you from ever being at the wrong place at the wrong time
  • And much, much more

The trick is to focus on precisely what you need to make your learning efficient, fast, and, most importantly, practical.

If you want to be able to converse fluently in Italian in no time, then scroll up, get this audiobook, and start learning today!

PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio.

©2020 Learn Like a Native (P)2020 Learn Like a Native

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All in one book.

Personally, I’m a very visual learner. I like being able to listen and understand diagrams or watch videos whenever I want to learn anything, so I hesitated to buy this course after the friend who recommended it to me told me that it was mostly an auditory experience. However, she kept saying that it was a fun and quick way to learn Italian, so I went ahead and bought it anyway. And now that I’ve done several lessons, I can safely say that I have no regrets.

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Native Speakers helping me sound like a native

The author uses the same approach here that he uses in his other language programs. It think it was a good idea for him to use native speakers in the program instead of him being the instructor.

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It didn’t structure it progressively.

It wasn’t progressive. Just blunt without a clear structure. Also it keeps missing phrases. And skipping like it didn’t load properly??

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definitely not like a native

I will use it as a last resort! this is quite simply not how any Italian (native) would have learnt their language so the title is extremely misleading, not so happy that I chose this title.

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Amazing book

You will discover the Italian cultural world like a true native...and for a beginner this is already a step in the right direction to become a pro student and Italian speaker!

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Thorough Italian Workbook

This really is a great way to learn. I am using this book in an adult beginner class and I am finding it very helpful in many ways such as dialogues and vocabulary.

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Mi piace

This book serves as an amazing source of comprehensible input for progressed apprentices or middle of the road learners of Italian.

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Full of information!!

This has been a great supplement to my main resource for learning Italian. It’s a convenient way to practice my Italian while on the go.

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Ottimo!

Learning a language by listening is amazing. . . . . . . . . .

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Best way to learn Italian!

This is an excellent resource to learn "real-life" conversations (as opposed to the stilted "I would like to purchase a pair of gloves and opera glasses". I could memorize vocabulary until my brain explodes. This brings it all together.

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  • 02-11-20

This is a very valuable and useful guide!

I love this resource. The vocabulary and grammar are utilized in context for better comprehension and acquisition. The exercises are very helpful since I am able to check my answers for immediate feedback.

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  • Judson Korn
  • 30-10-20

Che bello!

I listen to this on the bus most mornings and it's a really effective way of learning without feeling you're having to memorise lots of lists of vocabulary. Looking forwards to listening to more from the same series.

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  • Domenic Stowell
  • 21-10-20

Five stars I must say !

I don’t have any problem at all giving this course 5 stars. I have tried it both the visual way. That is, by using the PDF transcript found in my Audible library. And I have also tried it the way the author recommends which by discarding the pdf transcript and just listening and speaking. I think I prefer that latter method because it makes this audible program more entertaining and engaging. I kind of felt like I was cheating when using the transcript.

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  • John Chamberlain
  • 28-05-21

Excellent

We are moving to Turin from Santa Barbara and Andrea’s book is wonderful. Extremely helpful.

Molto Bene!

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  • Terence Lane
  • 01-11-20

Get the ability to access on this theme deeply

This audible brought awesome achievements. Learning new Italian vocabulary words in the context of how they are spoken and used in everyday dialog makes the learning and memory process of increasing one's Italian vocabulary much easier.

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  • Damion Kinsel
  • 01-11-20

Improving conversational skills

Great workbook for listening, writing and learning words and Phrases . I go to various sites online for pronunciation help. This method of learning is working pretty well for me.The free PDF attached gives me a good idea of how the words are written.

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  • Zachariah Deangelo
  • 01-11-20

Excellent if you know the very basics

If you know any italian, this is a very efficient course to expand your vocabulary and enhance your pronunciation. But completely without any pre-knowledge, it may be a bit too fast start.

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  • Lanny Gargiulo
  • 31-10-20

Good simple stories for learning Italian

This book is great because it is narrated in both Italian and English. All of the words are translated in the free PDF attached.

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  • David Hermsen
  • 31-10-20

A vital tool

The one thing I’ve come to understand in learning a foreign language is you need to come at it from more than one direction. Speaking, writing, understanding the spoken word, call for a combination of skills.

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  • Olin Morabito
  • 31-10-20

A Fantastic Resource for the Italian Learner

This is a wonderful audio book. I am an older adult looking to learn Italian, and I like the way this audio book is organized, liked the Phrases section. I am currently learning Italian and found this book to be extremely helpful for understanding Italian words and how they might be used in a phrase or sentence.