, for upper–intermediate to advanced level students, offers six units that are divided into smaller chapters. It aims to present the different expressions of the Italian culture where history, tradition and modern tendencies mix, creating a “mosaico”. Useful exercises lead to the verification of reading comprehension, to the expansion of vocabulary, to the review of grammatical structures and stimulate written and oral production.
The text can be used either as a stand-alone text book, or it can accompany any
Intermediate–advanced course book.
Attached to the book, at no additional cost, is the Audio CD with 24 tracks, most of which authentic, corresponding to the activities of the book.
It covers the most essential and characteristic topics of Italy, ranging from cuisine, to sports, to media, to themes related to customs and special issues. Each topic is analyzed in–depth through texts, authentic audio extracts, and photos. The book contains activities to increase the student’s knowledge of Italian culture and civilization.