What's the hardest part of learning another language? Getting started! Quickstart Italian is designed to get you started quickly and easily by maximizing the full potential of the widely accepted "Immersion Method" of language learning. Each word is introduced in a context where meaning is clear and memorable. The audio CDs feature more than 800 essential words and phrases including topics such as asking for directions, invitations, telephone phrases, shopping, traveling, going to a hotel, restaurant, airport, or post office, and many, many more. Best of all, you can learn in a car, on a plane, or on the go. Whether you're a traveler hoping to learn a few phrases, a beginner needing an extra boost, or an experienced speaker, Quickstart Italian meets you at your level.