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Non Fiction and Reference Books in Italian and in English
"Explore Italy and its regions - Esplora l’Italia e le sue regioni"
Textbook/Workbook with two reading sections (intermediate and advanced level), maps, printable language activities, games, and tests (read more).
Bilingual edition: Italian and English
Paperback, 268 pages, $29.95
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Book: Italian Card Games for All Ages
Italian Card Games for All Ages
How to play Briscola, Scopa and many other traditional Italian card games

Paperback - Reference
Page Count:114
ISBN:978193871200Trim Size: 5.25" x 8"
Published: 2012
Language: English
Price: $14.95



Italian card games are fun and a great cultural and socializing experience.
With this book you’ll familiarize yourself with Italian cards and with some of the most popular games played today in Italy.
This handy reference will introduce both the beginner and the advanced card player to fun, century-old games, including traditional games for large groups and simple children’s games.
It includes how to play: - Briscola - Scopa - Tresette - Sette e Mezzo - Bestia - Cocincina - Faraone - Miseria - Petrangola - Scartino and some fun and simple children’s games.
Every game can be played using a standard deck of 52 cards, but if you wish to have a truly Italian experience, get a deck of regional Italian cards and have some fun! A glossary and small Italian-English dictionary are included.

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Italian Carnival: bilingual book in Italian and EnglishCarnevale Italiano - Italian Carnival: An Introduction to One of Italy's Most Joyful Celebrations

Paperback - Non Fiction
Pages: 38
ISBN: 978-0984272327
Published: 2010
Book size: 10 X 8 inches
Language: Italian - English
Price: US$9.95
Practice Italian while learning all about one of the oldest traditions still alive in Italy. Colorful illustrations and text in Italian and English will make learning fun for students of all ages.
Use as an introduction to Italian language and traditions, as school activity and language practice for College students and travelers.
The book includes:
- how Carnival started
- where the most famous shows and parades are
- what the traditional costumes look like
- how to make a delicious Carnival treat easily at home
- a map of Italy that shows the locations mentioned in the book
- five pages of language activities
- many colorful illustrations
- several pages with large print suitable for young readers.
Bilingual book: Italian text with English translation. Language level: Intermediate


"The festival of Carnival is one that seems strange to outsiders, but is one that Italians hold dear. "Carnevale Italiano: An Introduction to One of Italy's Most Joyful Celebrations" is a kid's guide to the characters, history, food, and more that comes behind this celebration inspired the more known to Americans Mardi Gras. Presented in both Italian and English, "Carnevale Italiano" is a strong pick for anyone who wants to teach their children a bit more of the Italian culture."

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