Espresso is an Italian language course for foreign
students, divided into three levels, for both adults
and school children. It is based on a modern and
innovative methodology which results in students
learning to communicate quickly and with ease and
confidence in real situations. Espresso also contains
a wealth of information on Italian life and culture
and is recommended as a simple and practical aid for use by teachers. Each of the three levels has a student book, an audio CD and a teacher's guide and offers teaching material for 40/60 hours of coursework (plus homework exercises). The student text is a book and workbook in one. It contains 10 teaching units, 10 chapters of exercises, and 4 units of educational games for revision. The audio CD contains authentic excerpts of spoken language and exercises on intonation and pronunciation.