Italian for Children by Catherine Bruzzone


Italian for Children by Catherine Bruzzone

Yes, learning Italian can be fun for your child! Developed by language-learning expert Catherine Bruzzone, the Italian for Children program is a fun and effective way for your child to learn the Italian language and culture. This introduction gets your son or daughter speaking Italian right from the very beginning and keeps him or her engaged with a wide range of activities and games that keep language-learning fun. A complete program, this package features: a full-color illustrated guidebook that features cartoons, characters, and fun facts; two audio CDs that guide your child through the course and teach language through a combination of Italian-language songs, games, and activities; an activity book filled with interactive puzzles and games that reinforce new language skills; and, advice for you on helping your kid get the most out of the language-learning experience. Free print and audio downloads. It includes topics such as: Saying hello, Saying yes and no , Saying where places are, Talking about family, Around the house, Saying what you like to do, Describing things, At the zoo, At a picnic, and Happy Birthday!

About the Author

Hi, I’m Cath and I’m a publisher and the owner of b small publishing, which I started in 1990. After teaching French and Italian at secondary schools, I spent 10 years at Pan Books, developing language learning and children’s activity books, including the Breakthrough series of home study language courses (now published by Macmillan) and the Learn Together series of home study workbooks for parents and children. Though I spend a lot of my time helping other people to learn languages, I love to learn new languages myself. My two children, Lucy and Annie, are bilingual in English and Italian and I’ve dabbled with Turkish and Arabic, passed a GCSE in Spanish, got to grips with Mandarin Chinese to visit Lucy when she was teaching in China in 2001 and I’m currently learning Welsh. It’s all great fun but sometimes it’s hard to find the time to practice! Luckily, in 2002, Annie spent some time teaching in Chile, which made me brush up my Spanish again. At b small, I’m responsible for all of the books that we produce but I don’t write them all myself! Given my interest in languages, most of the books I have worked on are to help young people learn more languages. These include, the Lucy Cat Series, the Bilingual First Books, First Language with Supercat, Hide & Speak and More Hide & Speak, Language Fun and the Colour in Language books.

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Mixed media product
Contains Paperback and 2 CD-ROMs
80 pages


Catherine Bruzzone
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Publication date

1st February 2011



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