AUTHORS: Riga, Carla Larese - ©2012
SALVE!, Second Edition introduces you to Italian life and culture as you gain the skills to understand and express yourself in Italian. Through this many-faceted program, you will be exposed to the vibrant life of modern day Italy and its rich cultural heritage. As you are learning to express yourself in Italian, you will have opportunities to talk about your college experiences, family, friends, tastes, leisure activities, your past as well as your plans for the future. You will be encouraged to compare your own life with those of your Italian counterparts. You will also discover the different Italian regions and their distinctive characteristics. The manageable grammar and vocabulary presentations are easy to understand and study, which will help you to communicate effectively in Italian from the first day of class.