App Description

★ ★ ★ ★ ★ Italian Demystified Vocabulary Companion by PlaySay

Learn Italian the fast and fun way with the official application for Italian Demystified, the best-selling language textbook from McGraw-Hill Professional, in partnership with PlaySay Inc.

You can learn to speak Italian in no time -- capisci?

It's time to say arrivederci to your fears of learning a new language. With this easy-to-follow guide, you'll have no problema speaking and understanding Italian. Presto! Before you know it, you'll get past ciao and really be able to converse.

The following features will help you start speaking Italian faster than you can say "Presto!":

✔ Over 5,000 words and phrases
✔ AUDIO for all words
✔ Manual & automatic FLASHCARDS
✔ Make-your-own PLAYLISTS of words & phrases
✔ Priority-based OPTIMIZATION system to help you quickly learn words & phrases
✔ Multiple choice & audio QUIZZES to test language recall
✔ STATISTICS to help you track your learning progress
✔ Searchable DICTIONARY of all vocabulary
✔ TRANSLATIONS of any French or English word*

*This is the only feature that requires network access.

Simple enough for a beginner, but challenging enough for a more advanced student, Italian Demystified is your shortcut to fluency in this lingua bellissimo. Beginning with everyday Italian expressions and a review of basic pronunciation, Italian Demystified covers key grammar fundamentals such as common verb tenses, nouns, pronouns, and gender. Step by step, you'll build your Italian vocabulary with essential words and phrases and quickly master the language.

Topics that you’ll master include:

✔ Italian Pronunciation
✔ Identifying and Describing Things
✔ Asking Questions
✔ To Be or To Have
✔ Telling Time
✔ Expressing Possibilities, Wishes, and Abilities
✔ Getting Acquainted
✔ Talking About the Immediate Future and Past
✔ Using The Infinitive, Present Participle, and Passive Voice
✔ Making Suggestions and Hypotheses
✔ The Subjunctive Mood
✔ And much, much more

Italian Demystified is your shortcut to mastering the Italian language. Presented in a chapter-by-chapter format, this practical companion app provides a comprehensive set of vocabulary to help you master Italian-language basics. You’ll encounter subjects such as using verbs, asking questions, telling time, counting, and more. Detailed examples make it easy to understand each concept, and a variety of multiple choice and audio quizzes help reinforce learning.

We always welcome suggestions for improvements.


Merci!

McGraw-Hill Professional & PlaySay Inc.

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App Changes

  • August 16, 2012 Initial release
  • October 13, 2012 Price decrease: $6.99 -> $3.99