Item description for ITALIAN in 10 minutes a day with CD-ROM (10 Minutes a Day) by Kristine K. Kershul, Susan Worthington & Sabrina Tatta...
Overview A series of ten-minute Italian language lessons introducing key words and phrases. Also includes tips for travelers visiting Italy, cut-out flash cards and menu guide, and travel and bumper stickers.
Publishers Description This CD-ROM / book combo is a whole new way to learn Italian See and hear the words as you practice with the interactive Sticky Labels, Flash Cards and special activities. Now, learning Italian is faster and easier than ever Soon you'll be able to ask for directions to the Trevi Fountain, shop for souvenirs near the Ponte Vecchio, and chat with the locals as you sit down to dinner in the Piazza San Marco. And with the cut-out menu guides, ordering a meal, or "un pasto," and that perfect glass of wine is an enjoyable and entertaining experience. ITALIAN i]in 10 minutes a day /i] sup]R /sup] with CD-ROM is a complete, and fun, hands-on language learning program-it'll spark your passion for Italian and teach you everything you need for your adventures in Italy
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 10.6" Width: 8.3" Height: 0.5" Weight: 0.92 lbs.
Release Date Apr 15, 2008
Publisher Bilingual Books, Inc. (WA)
Series 10 Minutes A Day
ISBN 1931873062 ISBN13 9781931873062
Availability 0 units.
More About Kristine K. Kershul, Susan Worthington & Sabrina Tatta
Kristine K. Kershul blends her experience as a teacher, world traveler and language scholar to create a playful, innovative way to learn and use a new language. Teacher As an expert linguist, Kristine spent ten years teaching German at universities in the United States and in Europe. World Traveler An adventurous spirit, Kristine has explored more than 100 countries, from Bhutan to Zimbabwe, and almost every exotic locale in between. She understands the problems that all travelers encounter, regardless of which country they are visiting. She knows first-hand how languages can open doors to new adventures, new friends and different cultures. Language Scholar Kristine completed her undergraduate and graduate studies while living in Heidelberg, Germany. She then received a second Master's Degree from the University of California in Santa Barbara and subsequently, did her Doctoral studies in Medieval German Languages and Literature. In addition to German, she also speaks a number of other languages ranging from Arabic to Swahili. A Colorful Background Kristine's fascination for languages began as a child growing up in a tri-lingual household in Oregon, where Croatian, Danish and English were spoken. Kristine's natural gift for languages opened doors outside the academic world. She worked as a bilingual travel guide in Europe and later, as a translator at the U.S. Embassy in Germany. On A Personal Note Kristine's passion for travel, foreign languages and new cultures continues to take her around the world. One never knows where she'll venture to next - Namibia, Laos or Guyana. Kristine is a licensed pilot, a certified diver and an avid downhill skier. She enjoys competitive horseback riding and playing the piano. She makes her home in both Seattle, Washington and in Cape Town, South Africa.
Kristine K. Kershul currently resides in Santa Barbara Seattle, in the state of California.
Reviews - What do customers think about ITALIAN in 10 minutes a day with CD-ROM (10 Minutes a Day)?
Easy Learning Jun 4, 2008
Just purchased this book and what a fun way to learn Italian! It is easy and you'll actually learn while having fun. The stickers included with this are now all over our house...even our dog sports an "il cane" sticker on the reverse side of his name tag!!
A Bit Misleading ... Mar 26, 2008
I somehow thought this book also came with CDs to help learn Italian. I was surprised to receive only the book in the shipment. Upon re-reading the description, the CDs are extra.
Italian on 10 minutes a day Sep 23, 2007
Italian on 10 Minutes A Day is simply outstanding. Easy to understand (and use) it gave me/us the basics needed to interact with our hosts throughout Italy. When one can purchase food, drink, lodging and a variety of retail 'treasures' without the fear inherant in foreign travel (at least related to language) one can enjoy more of what the culture has to offer.
Phonetic Learning Aug 22, 2007
I love Kristine K. Kershul language products. Not only are the words written out they also provide how to pronounce them, as well as listening to learn. Lot of little activities to integrate what you have learned.
For the beginner, it makes it fun and easy. Aug 9, 2007
We use this book for some beginners in Italian. It gets a person started, then he or she can move on to something more challenging.