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Learn Italian for Beginners: The Updated Guide with Proven Methods

Narrated by: Jack Williams
Length: 7 hrs and 4 mins

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Publisher's Summary

Is it possible to learn Italian if you’re a complete beginner?

It most definitely is and easier than you might think. Are you asking yourself how? It’s simple, and you will find out why and how if you read further. 

It just takes a little bit of patience and planning. This language-learning audiobook will cover easy-to-follow steps to make learning Italian easier and faster for those busy people out there that want to be fluent without digging through the internet for hidden resources that at the end of the day, are complicated and just plain not useful.

No matter what your experience level may be, you will find that the tips inside this audiobook will get you closer to your goal of being fluent in Italian.

This audiobook consists of five Italian audiobooks that are designed to help you practice grammar, comprehension, listening, useful and common words, speaking and much, much more. Bundled together with the unique lessons and guides, you will also find that this book contains many useful general language learning tips and tricks, created and explained to make your life easier.

Language learning doesn’t have to be stressful, it’s about having fun and experimenting.

Say good-bye to stressing over the heaps of books you thought you needed to become fluent. If your goal is to familiarize yourself with Italian in a completely relaxed but informative way, this is the right audiobook for you. So, if you're ready to jump into mastering the language that attracts highly cultured people for their monuments and artistic masterpieces, stop wasting your time reading this description and get learning!

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  • D. Flores
  • 25-05-2019

Great tool.

This is a nice little tool to add to your arsenal on your way to fluency. The best part is the examples of grammar that help me start to get a feel for how sentences are constructed.

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  • Gary E Trevino
  • 26-05-2019

The stories are interesting


The stories are interesting and bring up a lot of vocabulary to consider. Enhancing Italian skills through stories proved to be very efficient.
Listening to the narration is really helpful as it helps in getting a knowledge of conversational Italian.

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  • W. Mora
  • 25-05-2019

Great resource.

A great resource for beginners through advanced. It really lists important words and is easy to navigate.

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  • David E Garcia
  • 22-05-2019

Nice one


I am extremely happy I did this program.it was the best language course I have utilized. I'm a local Italian speaker and I observe this framework to be extremely finished. it supportive on our ongoing trek to Italy - I recollected a great deal! Simple to pursue and you will see full Italian language.

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  • David Smith
  • 26-05-2019

Vocabulary section at the end of the stories


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 vocabulary section at the end of the stories.

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  • John A White
  • 26-05-2019

This is a nice audiobook


This is a nice audiobook. Not only is the Italian used in this book basic and useful, the stories are also quite interesting and appropriate for the present times.

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  • Linda Cruzz
  • 25-05-2019

Best of all,

This book has since encouraged me to keep learning and practicing my Italian. Best of all, the material is free! What more can you ask for? Recommended.

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  • Robert.
  • 25-05-2019

A good insightful listen.

A good insightful listen that'll help you master a few new words in a different language. When you get the chance and you want to check out a new language, check this out.

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  • Davis
  • 25-05-2019

A Fantastic Resource for the Italian Learner.

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. All vocab words are neatly organized by subject or context and a sentence or phrase using that word is provided to give the reader an idea of the grammar nuances and what a typical use for that word might be.

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  • Wilma A Myers
  • 22-05-2019

Amazing book!!

Very good book to learn the basics of Italian. The dialogue sections are great and the book throws you right in.

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  • Mr Robert Evans
  • 22-06-2019

Poor listening experience

I found this very difficult to engage with because the narrator seemed to be making so many mistakes and having to constantly make corrections.

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  • fimpuu!
  • 28-05-2019

Must listen this book!

Thanks to Martin's Academy for providing us this book! A few days ago i have purchased this book and got good tips from here. Must listen this book!

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  • Anonymous User
  • 28-05-2019

learning Italian

This is just what I needed to supplement learning Italian. I use the mesmerism app but sometimes I feel I'm only learning those specific phrases, this book out it in a real world perspective.

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  • pojpor
  • 28-05-2019

latest revisions.

I am a lifelong language learner and a professional language teacher. I highly recommend the Short Stories books, especially with the latest revisions.

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  • riproj!
  • 28-05-2019

Great one!!

I have listen all three of his Italian books.They are the Best books to learn Italian that I have found so far.

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  • Ziuvod!
  • 28-05-2019

Well written and helps with listening Italian.

Well written and helps with listening Italian. Must have a very basic understanding of Italian first. Recommend getting Amazon Audio book too - it really makes a difference hearing the words after listening the chapter.

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  • Cimnua!
  • 28-05-2019

Great one!!

The conversations are realistic and there's a glossary for each chapter. I could wish that the glossary contained all the words I didn't already know, but it contained enough that I could get the gist of the stories without resorting to a dictionary until I had finished the story and wanted to go back and fill in the words

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  • Alex hales
  • 22-05-2019

This is an exceptional book.

This is an exceptional book with easy instructions to place all eleven chapters on your computer so that you may listen to each one when you wake up and again before you go to sleep. The speech is rapid but totally ITALIAN, and the vocabulary utilized is most practical and up to date.

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  • Jesus M. Olivo
  • 22-05-2019

Good narrated.

This book for beginners contains different stories that help people to understand, learn new words and vocabulary for those who have never practice Italian and also who have a little notion about the language. For me, it's been really fun reading this book. The author makes it easier showing grammar and correct conjugation on each sentence, as the stories go by also translates highlighted words in English at the end of a sentence.

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  • S. Hock
  • 22-05-2019

Quick listen!

When learning a language it is very helpful to be able to read it in addition to speaking it and this book is very useful for that. I have absolutely no experience with Italian and now I have a basic understanding to build on. I enjoyed the questions after each story because they gave me a chance to really check my understanding of what I had read.