Dr. Riccarda Saggese, Italian Reading and Comprehension
Dr. Riccarda Saggese, Italian Reading and Comprehension (New York: McGraw-Hill, 2014). This textbook is a great tool to introduce students to Italian life, festivities, traditions, and contemporary literature. It enables them to enhance their reading and comprehension skills while enriching their vocabulary with hundreds of new terms and expressions. Each unit features authentic Italian-language material, giving a real taste of how the language is used, as well as insights into Italian culture. Word lists and grammar sections specific to the readings support the process of language acquisition along the way.