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SALVE!, Second Edition is a complete introductory Italian program that introduces students to Italian life and culture while furthering their skills to understand and express common words and phrases in Italian. Students are exposed to the vibrant life of modern day Italy and its rich cultural heritage through the Sulla Strada video clips which give your students a taste of everyday life in Italy while providing a wealth of activities in both the text and online. The integration of video, suggestions for music, internet and GoogleEarth searches, and a distinctive focus on Italy's varied regions, make this text essential for anyone interested in learning Italian. Students are invited to talk about their education, family, friends, tastes, leisure activities, their past and their plans for the future, and encourages them to make cross-cultural comparisons and connections from their own life with those of their Italian counterparts. Students will also discover the different Italian regions and their distinctive characteristics. SALVE! is a complete, streamlined program that is highly-effective for courses with a two-semester or reduced hour sequence. The text uses a manageable building block method introducing the structures of the language through an easy-to-understand dialogue and narrative, and by recycling essential vocabulary throughout each chapter. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.