Audio Magazine for Italian Learners - All about Italy in Italian - Get a free issue to Try
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Do you have a passion for all things Italian?
Then our intermediate Italian audio-magazine lessons are for you!
Have fun while you get to know Italy and the Italians and improve your language skills.
With every issue of the Incontro Italiano audio-magazine you will:
|LEARN about Italian life and culture|
|LISTEN to native speakers in a 30+ minute audioshow (mp3 file): |
articles, interviews, dialogues
|READ intermediate Italian texts in the 14+ pages illustrated magazine (pdf file): |
full audio transcript, word explanations and useful links
|PRACTICE your understanding with the exercises in the 2 page study supplement|
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In this issue we go and discover the Italian island of Pantelleria
|1 - Introduction from our presenter|| |
|2 - Getting to know Pantelleria|| |
|3 - Interview with Alessandro, the frienly owner of a local restaurant|| |
|4 - At the restaurant - Dialogue between a travelling salesman and a waitress|| |
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You will see your Italian language skills improve fast:
Get real insight into Italy with articles about Italian art, traditions and society.
Learn about the daily life of the Italians with entertaining dialogues and become familiar with useful daily Italian expressions and phrases.
Better understand the Italians during your next visit to Italy by listening to our interviews - discussions with Italians about topics from the magazine - authentic Italian as it is really spoken in Italy.
Build your vocabulary with the help of the extensive glossaries.
Improve your Italian comprehension skills and grammar with the Study supplements - exercises that help you understand what you read and hear in the issue of Incontro Italiano. All at intermediate level.
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Start listening to native Italian speakers and use the magazine transcript to improve your Italian language skills.
Prepared by a team of writers and teachers in Italy.
"Dear Incontro Italiano Team, I enjoy your audio magazine immensely! It is full of interesting and very entertaining information about Italy and it is just a pleasure to listen to all your beautiful voices!! Thank you! Greetings" - Gisela (Germany)
"I've been an Incontro Italiano subscriber for 9 months, and my Italian has improved greatly in that time. I highly recommend this [program] to anyone who would like to improve their Italian and learn more about Italy. An unrivaled resource for mastering Italian!" - Ryan R. (USA)
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Online Extra Videos
Italian videos about Italy with subtitles, the transcript and word explanations. Many videos availabe and we are constantly adding new ones!. See the menu link 'Online Extra' at the top of the page.
There is also a podcast so you can download audio with your favorite podcatcher. The podcast offers free short audio summaries of the audio-magazines. See the menu link 'Podcast' at the top of the page.
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We are a group of language teachers and writers based in Italy. We are continuously on the look-out for interesting stories about life in Italy. Our language teachers have a long experience with teaching Italian to foreigners.
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Learn intermediate Italian online with Incontro Italiano
Our study method teaches you Italian at intermediate level by exposing you to Italian as it is written and spoken by native Italian speakers. The next best thing to living in Italy!
Our team of Italian writers and teachers is always on the look out for interesting and entertaining stories about Italy. We will help you understand Italy and the Italians better!
You will be more prepared for your next visit to Italy and your Italian friends will be impressed by your Italian language skills and knowledge about Italy.
We write and talk about Italian art, music, society and traditions. In every issue we interview an Italian native speaker and present you with a dialogue to get to know every day Italian expressions.
Every issue is conveniently available online for you to download. You can listen to the audio on your computer, on your mp3 player/ipod or on cd. The magazine can easily be printed.
The supporting material will help you to understand the Italian texts and audio. The full Italian transcript is included in the magazine.
There are also extensive glossaries to explain difficult Italian words by giving an explanation in simpler Italian. The magazine also includes links to online Italian resources to learn more.
The study supplement at the end contains exercises to practice your Italian skills and to help you understand the Italian texts and audio better. It is included with every online issue of Incontro Italiano. It is especially prepared for intermediate Italian learners by our Italian teachers. They have many years experience teaching Italian as a second language at intermediate level (italiano per stranieri a livello intermedio).
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We take you an a trip to the Italian island of Pantelleria: una delle isole più affascinanti del Mediterraneo.
• Introduction from our presenter.
• Main article about the sites and history of the island.
• Background information about:
- The dammusi, the characteristic houses of the island;
- Il passito, a traditional sweet wine produced locally;
- I sapori, the local taste and food.
• Three interviews with Carole, Alessandro and Marta, native Italian speakers and born on Pantelleria. They tell us about their love for the island and give us advice on what to see and do.
• The Italian dialogue in your free issue is between a travelling sales man on a business trip to the island and a friendly waitress in a restaurant. They talk about what it is like to live on an island away from the mainland. You will learn some Italian expressions and useful phrases.
• The study supplement has a 'vero o falso' exercise to test your comprehension of the interview with Carole and an exercise for you to practice le preposizioni (del,dello, tra etc.)