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If you want to learn Italian quickly and without getting bored, don't waste any more time and keep reading...

Learning a new language is not easy and can be quite boring and tiring if you don't have the right tools to do it; this is also why many people choose to travel and dive directly in the place, but it is not a simple solution for everyone.

It will seem like a misplaced question but: Do you know that we memorize and learn information more easily through stories? Because, our brain likes it! It has been so used from an early age listening to the stories they told us, the cartoons watched, etc. In this way, it is more inclined to learn. As a result, it is easier to learn and memorize a new language by reading or listening to stories.

Now, I don't want to influence you by saying that mine is the best book in circulation. You will be the judge. As you surely know, there are several books similar to this one for learning, but they are not really optimal or suitable for beginners for different reasons: complicated terms are used, they have too long stories, lack of vocabulary, grammatical errors, lack of techniques and suggestions, and other carelessness that you will not find in this book.

The book is divided into two parts. Here is what you'll find:

Part one:

  • Tips and techniques about learning languages (and not just Italian)
  • The fundamentals of the Italian language
  • Some of the most complex issues of the Italian language
  • 25 lessons broken down into verb tenses
  • The present simple tense with the verb "essere"
  • The present simple tense with verbs in "are", "ere" and in "ire"

Part two:

  • Tips and techniques about learning languages (and not just Italian)
  • The fundamentals of the Italian language
  • Some of the most complex issues of the Italian language
  • 25 lessons broken down into verb tenses
  • The present continuous tense
  • The present simple tense with irregular verbs
  • The five empowering lessons with all the tenses together
  • And much more! 

Even if you have never spoken or written in Italian, you do not have to worry because this book was designed specifically for people like you. In fact, by purchasing this book, you will have the big advantage that only this book offers - that it is the parallel translation of the stories in English, which will definitively cancel any difficulty in understanding the text.

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  • Daniel A Whitehead
  • 09-11-2020

Very Detailed Explanation

I have limited listening experience with Italian. It's good to hear in Italian with the accents the stories given in this story. It was very helpful in learning to use the language I am learning for proper pronunciation and emphasis.

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  • Callum K Kirk
  • 09-11-2020

This is a Must-Have Resource in Audio-Library

They also have comprehension questions about the stories so you can interact with the book. It was so easy and convenient to use this book that I feel more confident now when speaking Italian. Overall, this was a fun way to learn Italian.

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  • Kiera N Taylor
  • 09-11-2020

Absolutely Love This Audio-book

This book is a great platform for beginners to learn and practice the Italian language. The narrators speak very clearly as they read each story. They go over difficult words several times so you can practice along.

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  • Lilly M Hyde
  • 09-11-2020

Great One

I was actually able to follow, repeat and learn the breakdown of phrases. The stories were also engaging, light and easy to listen to. I listened to this book with no knowledge of the Italian languages and ended up learning many phrases.

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  • Keira E Parkes
  • 09-11-2020

Appreciated This Audio Book

This is a very good beginner's book for those who are familiar with the Italian language. Though, pronunciation was very clear throughout the stories in only Italian and in the break down of phrases in English.

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  • Noah J Allan
  • 09-11-2020

Everyone Should Listen

I found the multiple-choice questions were a great form of reinforcement. I learned many words, also how and when they should be used. It was lots of fun, and I highly recommend!

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  • Charles S Perry
  • 09-11-2020

Listening This Audio-Book From Start to Finish

This was an easy to use, effective way for me to go at my own pace, and further my learning. The ability to hear the way things should be said and read along to make sure you understand properly is an advantage.

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  • Ben B Briggs
  • 09-11-2020

Fantastic Info for Beginners Like me

I have always been interested in the Italian culture and language, but never had the chance to find the time needed to follow through with other avenues.

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  • Katie G Waters
  • 09-11-2020

Excellent Information

The stories are very engaging and I definitely recommend it to people who want to get a slightly more interactive experience with learning a new language. Perfect tool for that!

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  • Jayden H Marsden
  • 09-11-2020

Amazing Audible Book

Such a creative way to learn a new language! I thought the narrator was very clear and enunciated words veery well.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 09-11-2020

I found it very helpful tool to improve Italian

The book is very organised. They break the story into paragraphs with a list of vocabulary words to help you break down the text even more. At the end of each story, you’re given a summary of the story in English and the full vocabulary lists, along with comprehension questions.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 09-11-2020

An Informative Book

This is an amazing package! It isn’t just short stories! It is an audiobook with a PDF full of vocabulary, tests, summaries and much more. I just started studying Italian for a future trip to Italy.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 09-11-2020

Wonderful Book

The stories are interesting and it's narrated clearly which makes it easy to listen to. I found the words and phrases useful to know and were not too complicated.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 09-11-2020

Great Information

I personally find this method of language learning more interesting than using the apps since you are hearing a story and not just trying to memorize words and phrases.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 09-11-2020

I like this book

This is a great re-introduction for anyone who has some familiarity with Italian, but essentially has forgotten it. I took several semesters of Italian in college, but that was decades ago, and I wanted to brush up on my language skills,

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  • Anonymous User
  • 09-11-2020

Nice of Information

This is logical for beginners to get comfortable and interest in this language first, then add difficulty on it. Overall I enjoy listening to this audiobook. It's fun and helpful.

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  • Charles F. Black
  • 09-11-2020

I would prescribe it to everybody needing.

I enjoyed listening his viewpoint on things. I suppose had I perused it when I was more youthful it might have had that kind of impact, on the other hand less at this point.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 09-11-2020

The Best in Their Collection

This is such a useful audiobook for learning language. I love they have both male readers and females readers so I can choose the one that works for me the best. Also, me as a Italian beginner.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 09-11-2020

Great Content

The narrator's voice is easy to listen to and the title of this book gets right down to the point. I highly recommend this book!

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  • Sean M. Hernandez
  • 09-11-2020

Fun and very helpful.

The stories were entertaining and helped you to think about what you had listened to and strengthened your understanding of the story.

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