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Italian Essentials

Overview

This is a web-application developed by the University of Cambridge Language Centre for basic level students of Italian which concentrates on key spoken and written language.

Screenshots

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FAQ

Q: What computer do I need to run the web-application?
A:
  • A computer with a recent webbrowser (Firefox 3.0, Internet Explorer or later) and Flash 9.0 or later.
  • Headphones are recommended.
Q: How do I start the application?
A:
  • Unzip the files into a folder.
  • Load the index.html file into a browser (Firefox is probably best, but any recent browser) and then follow the navigation from there.

Contact us

Please make sure you have read the FAQ before you contact us.

Email: opencourseware@langcen.cam.ac.uk

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Zip file About me  Zip file Alphabet
Zip file Dates Zip file First Contact
Zip file Numbers Zip file Time

Italian Basic Grammar

Overview

This is a web-application developed by the University of Cambridge Language Centre for basic level students of Italian. It gives easy and comprehensive access to the basic points of Italian grammar, which are explained in a clear and concise way and illustrated by easy and authentic examples. There are many exercises to help you practise each point thouroughly.

Screenshots

Click on an image to view the full size version and keep on clicking to navigate through all the other full-size images.

FAQ

Q: What computer do I need to run the web-application?
A:
  • A computer with a recent webbrowser (Firefox 3.0, Internet Explorer or later) and Flash 9.0 or later.
  • Headphones are recommended.
Q: How do I start the Italian Basic Grammar application?
A:
  • Unzip the files into a folder.
  • Open the folder and load the index.html file into a browser (Firefox is probably best, or any recent browser) and then follow the navigation from there.
  • To make it easier for future access create a shortcut to the index.html file.

Contact us

Please make sure you have read the FAQ before you contact us.

Email: opencourseware@langcen.cam.ac.uk

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Zip file Il Congiuntivo (The Subjunctive) Zip file L'Indicativo (The Indicative)
Zip file I Pronomi relative (Relative Pronouns) Zip file I pronomi personali (Personal Pronouns)
Zip file Preposizioni (Prepositions) Zip file Passato prossimo (Past Perfect)

Italian Learning Objects

Overview

Italian Learning Objects are small, independent resources that can be used either as part of a course or for self study. These first four objects are intended to support the acquisition of academic reading skills.

FAQ

Q: What computer do I need to run the web-application?
A:
  • A computer with a recent webbrowser (Firefox 3.0, Internet Explorer or later) and Flash 9.0 or later.
  • Headphones are recommended.
Q: How do I start the applications?
A:
  • Unzip the files for each learning object into a folder.
  • Load the index.html into your webbrowser and follow the navigation from there.
  • To make it easier for future access create appropriately named shortcuts to each of the start files.

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Italian Learning Objects

Zip file Reading Boccaccio's "Decameron"
Zip file Reading Lampedusa's "Il Gattopardo"
Zip file Reading Machiavelli's "The Prince"
Zip file Reading Da Ponte's Libretto for "Don Giovanni"

Contact us

Please make sure you have read the FAQ before you contact us.

Email: opencourseware@langcen.cam.ac.uk


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