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Avanti!

Avanti!, 4th Edition

ISBN10: 0077736443 | ISBN13: 9780077736446
By Janice Aski, Diane Musumeci

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Avanti 4e Table of Contents

Capitolo 1 Per cominciare

Strategie di comunicazione

Greeting someone

Finding out someone’s name

Finding out where someone is from

Saying good-bye

Expressing likes and dislikes

Lessico

Alphabet and pronunciation

Days of the week

Months and seasons

Numbers from 0 to 9,999

Strutture

Gender

Indefinite articles

Number

Definite articles

The verb piacere [s/b bf]

Cultura

Italian gestures

Famous Italians

Per saperne di più

Gender

Number

Capitolo 2 Com’è?

Strategie di comunicazione

Asking how someone is

Asking someone’s nationality

Lessico

Describing people, places, and things

Strutture

Adjectives

The verbs essere (to be) and avere (to have)

There is / There are

Possessive adjectives

Cultura

Origins of Italian last names

Per saperne di più

Irregular plural adjectives

The demonstrative pronouns questo and quello

Other adjectives that precede the noun

The verbs essere (to be) and avere (to have)

Capitolo 3 Cosa ti piace fare?

Strategie di comunicazione

Getting someone’s attention; Asking and telling time

Asking when events occur

Saying what you like to do in your free time

Lessico

Talking about your daily activities

Strutture

The infinitive of the verb

The present indicative of regular verbs

Verbs with spelling and/or pronunciation changes

Irregular verbs

Cultura

Italian schedules

Per saperne di più

The verbs rimanere (to remain) and scegliere (to choose)

Capitolo 4 Che bella famiglia!

Strategie di comunicazione

Review

Meeting people and finding out what they do for a living

Commenting on things and complimenting people

Lessico

Talking about your family

Strutture

Review

Possessive adjectives

Possessives with family members

Interrogatives

The interrogatives quanto (how much) and quale (which)

The present indicative

More irregular verbs

Adjectives

The comparative

Cultura

The Italian Family

Emiliano’s blog: Rome

Per saperne di più

Suffixes

Comparatives of inequality with che

Comparatives of equality

Capitolo 5 A tavola!

Strategie di comunicazione

Inviting someone to do something

Declining an invitation and making excuses

Lessico

Restaurant terms and items on an Italian menu

Strutture

The superlative

Verb + infinitive

Prepositions

The partitive

Cultura

Italian table manners and food

Per saperne di più

The preposition da

The pronoun ci

Capitolo 6 I vestiti e la moda

Strategie di comunicazione

Making polite requests

Asking permission

Lessico

Describing your clothes

Strutture

Direct and indirect objects

Present progressive

Reflexive verbs

Adverbs

Cultura

Italian fashion and clothing

Per saperne di più

Molto and poco

Buono/cattivo versus bene/male

Capitolo 7 Cosa hai fatto questo weekend?

Strategie di comunicazione

Expressing surprise, pain, and so on

Asking what happened

Lessico

Talking about your weekend activities

Strutture

The present perfect of regular verbs

The present perfect of irregular verbs

Negative expressions

Cultura

Italian music

Per saperne di più

The present perfect: piacere

Other negative expressions

Capitolo 8 Che bella festa!

Strategie di comunicazione

Review

Asking for information

Expressing good wishes

Lessico

Talking about Italian and American holiday celebrations

Strutture

Review

Reflexive verbs

Reciprocal verbs

The present perfect

The present perfect of reflexive and reciprocal verbs

Definite and indefinite articles

The use of definite and indefinite articles

Prepositions

The prepositions in and a

Cultura

Italian holidays and festivals

Luca’s blog: Bologna

Per saperne di più

The present perfect of dovere, potere, and volere

The pronoun ne

Capitolo 9 La scuola e i giovani

Strategie di comunicazione

Finding out someone’s future plans

Describing how things used to be

Lessico

Talking about education and professions

Strutture

The imperfect

The imperfect versus the present perfect

The past progressive

Cultura

Italian school system

Pinocchio

Per saperne di più

da/per + expressions of time

The imperfect versus the present perfect: sapere and conoscere

Capitolo 10 La vita e il benessere

Strategie di comunicazione

Expressing regret

Expressing regret, sorrow, and making apologies

Lessico

Activities, hobbies, and well-being

La salute

Strutture

Using the present to talk about the future

The future

Hypotheticals of probability

Cultura

Sports in Italy

Per saperne di più

The future of probability

Capitolo 11 Casa dolce casa

Strategie di comunicazione

Managing conversations

Seeking approval and expressing hesitation

Lessico

Describing Italian houses and furniture

Strutture

Object pronouns

Indefinite pronouns

The relative pronoun che

Cultura

Houses in Pompeii

Lodging in Italy

Per saperne di più

Object pronouns and the present perfect

Indefinite adjectives

The relative pronoun cui (whom/which)

Capitolo 12 In città

Strategie di comunicazione

Review

Expressing opinions

Lessico

Talking about Italian cities and towns

Strutture

Review

The present perfect of irregular verbs

The past absolute

The imperfect versus the passato prossimo

The imperfect versus the past absolute

The comparative

The irregular comparative

Object pronouns

More about the verb piacere

Cultura

Italian cities

Barbara’s blog: Florence

Per saperne di più

Double object pronouns

Capitolo 13 Andiamo in ferie!

Strategie di comunicazione

Expressing wishes and desires

Making suggestions and giving advice

Lessico

Talking about vacations

Strutture

The present conditional

The informal imperative

The formal imperative

Cultura

Italian vacations

Per saperne di più

The past conditional

Capitolo 14 Chi sono gli italiani?

Strategie di comunicazione

Talking about what people do in general

Explaining how things are done

Lessico

Talking about Italian society today

Strutture

Si + verb

The present subjunctive

Verbs and expressions followed by the subjunctive

Cultura

Italian demograhics

Per saperne di più

More irregular verbs in the subjunctive

a/di + infinitive

Capitolo 15 Quali lingue parli?

Strategie di comunicazione

Asking and verifying whether someone can do something

Recognizing regional varieties of Italian

Lessico

The languages of Italy

Strutture

The past subjunctive

The subjunctive versus the indicative

Hypotheticals of possibility

Cultura

History of the Italian language

Per saperne di più

Conjunctions followed by the subjunctive

The imperfect subjunctive

Capitolo 16 Sono famosi

Strategie di comunicazione

Review

Making recommendations

Lessico

Talking about historical people and events

Strutture

Review

The infinitive and present indicative

The present perfect

The imperfect

Object pronouns

Cultura

History of Italian art

Enrica’s blog: Naples

Per saperne di più

Stressed pronouns

Pronominal verbs and the idiomatic expressions: andarsene, farcela, and avercela con qualcuno

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About the Author

Janice Aski

Janice M. Aski is Professor and Director of the Italian language program at The Ohio State University. She specializes in world language pedagogy and historical Italian/Romance linguistics. Her research in world language pedagogy has focused on topics such as L2 testing, reading, grammar practice activities, and hybrid vs. in-person instruction. She now focuses on the incorporation of intercultural competence training in elementary language courses and how this training provides new messaging to support world language study. Her publications in historical Italian/Romance linguistics focus on the social, pragmatic, and cognitive aspects of phonological and morphosyntactic change.

Diane Musumeci

Diane Musumeci is Associate Professor Emerita of Italian and SLATE (Second-Language Acquisition and Teacher Education) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. During her academic career, her teaching, research, and publications focused on the acquisition of Italian as a second language, content-based instruction, and the history of second-language teaching. She enjoys conserving and sharing several acres of woods with her family and an assortment of wildlife.

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