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    (Original post by Octopus_Garden)
    The lack of specifically-designed A-level textbooks for Italian is a known issue. Teachers complain about it!

    Take joy in your uniqueness as a student!

    You could try Living Italian as a generic grammatical textbook. The Living Languages books are fairly reliable.
    My teacher found it hard enough to find a GCSE Italian textbook :rolleyes: Which is silly because we're on Edexcel and they've done their own textbooks for all their other language GCSEs- apart from Italian, it seems!

    Hmm, that sounds good, I'll have a look at it
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    (Original post by EmyJ14)
    My teacher found it hard enough to find a GCSE Italian textbook :rolleyes: Which is silly because we're on Edexcel and they've done their own textbooks for all their other language GCSEs- apart from Italian, it seems!

    Hmm, that sounds good, I'll have a look at it
    Hey, if you ever become fluent- you could write one- looks like a good market opening :yes:

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    (Original post by EmyJ14)
    My teacher found it hard enough to find a GCSE Italian textbook :rolleyes: Which is silly because we're on Edexcel and they've done their own textbooks for all their other language GCSEs- apart from Italian, it seems!

    Hmm, that sounds good, I'll have a look at it
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    Hey, if you ever become fluent- you could write one- looks like a good market opening :yes:

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    That is actually a great idea. When you become fluent Emy, you should write one and send me a free copy.
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    Just downloaded the duolingo app and started to learn the basics of spanish
    Now I understand the hype.


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    (Original post by EmyJ14)
    My teacher found it hard enough to find a GCSE Italian textbook :rolleyes: Which is silly because we're on Edexcel and they've done their own textbooks for all their other language GCSEs- apart from Italian, it seems!

    Hmm, that sounds good, I'll have a look at it
    CCEA have NO A-Level language textbooks!
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    (Original post by EmyJ14)
    My teacher found it hard enough to find a GCSE Italian textbook :rolleyes: Which is silly because we're on Edexcel and they've done their own textbooks for all their other language GCSEs- apart from Italian, it seems!

    Hmm, that sounds good, I'll have a look at it
    A-ha!

    I've found something for you! C'est cher, mais...

    http://www.hoddereducation.co.uk/Pro...=9780340968550

    Here it is at WHSmith http://www.whsmith.co.uk/products/ed.../9780340968550

    (WHsmith is a Quidco member. http://www.quidco.com)
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    Any german books to help with CA and general bits? (Have Living German already octo )
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    (Original post by Obiejess)
    Hey, if you ever become fluent- you could write one- looks like a good market opening :yes:

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    That's actually a good idea! I'll try to remember it if I become fluent Although writing a textbook doesn't sound the funnest of tasks... :rolleyes:

    (Original post by Decerto)
    That is actually a great idea. When you become fluent Emy, you should write one and send me a free copy.
    If I ever write one, I will

    (Original post by aasvogel)
    CCEA have NO A-Level language textbooks!
    That must be irritating

    (Original post by Octopus_Garden)
    A-ha!

    I've found something for you! C'est cher, mais...

    http://www.hoddereducation.co.uk/Pro...=9780340968550

    Here it is at WHSmith http://www.whsmith.co.uk/products/ed.../9780340968550

    (WHsmith is a Quidco member. http://www.quidco.com)
    Ah, I might end up getting that if I can't find anything else. I've seen it before, but really I was looking for one like the usual GCSE/A-Level language textbooks where it has content and practise activities as well as grammar. I've found a few that aren't A-Level but are of similar level, but they are sooo expensive
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    (Original post by EmyJ14)
    That must be irritating
    We use the AQA one for French, which is pretty similar our teacher said. If/ when I go to self-teach Spanish, I might have to do the same.
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    (Original post by aasvogel)
    We use the AQA one for French, which is pretty similar our teacher said. If/ when I go to self-teach Spanish, I might have to do the same.
    Hmm, I guess that's all you can do really... I think each exam board should have their own textbook though
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    I have my first Italian writing exam in a few hours... I hope it goes well!

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    I have my first Italian writing exam in a few hours... I hope it goes well!

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    I hope it goes well too

    Buona fortuna!
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    Duolingo has introduced this new tool for cross pudding language courses. Anyone interested?

    http://incubator.duolingo.com


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    Does this make sense? If not can you help rearrange the words so it does? I think it's wrong but im too tired to know....

    chaque francais est allé au cinema trois fois en moyenne en 2005

    Chaque is at the beginning and 2005 at the end btw

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    Duolingo has introduced this new tool for cross pudding language courses. Anyone interested?

    http://incubator.duolingo.com


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    I've applied to help with the English-Polish course. I'm actually excited. I hope they'll accept my application

    Did you apply for anything?
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    I've applied to help with the English-Polish course. I'm actually excited. I hope they'll accept my application

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    French/Italian.

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    So I'm living under a rock, learnng Dutch and German.
    Mir geht es sehr gut! :grin:
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    I'm studying my degree in Spanish and Contemporary Chinese studies. Would say I have a lower advanced level of Spanish and beginner level in Chinese; they tell us we're now intermediate after 2 years but I'd call that a load of toddle.

    Currently in Spain on the first leg of my year abroad and have taken up a module in beginners french, which I'll be studying here until February. I used to take it in school and still know the smallest quantity of words so I'm hoping this will bring the language back into viability as a third tongue to study.

    My aim is to eventually be able to use 4 languages, including English, with confidence as part of my job; adding more later on at a lesser level for conversational/travel purposes. Languages are one of the only things I both was good at and enjoyed in school so naturally I'll be making a career using them
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    (Original post by Beige_Angel)
    I'm studying my degree in Spanish and Contemporary Chinese studies. Would say I have a lower advanced level of Spanish and beginner level in Chinese; they tell us we're now intermediate after 2 years but I'd call that a load of toddle.

    Currently in Spain on the first leg of my year abroad and have taken up a module in beginners french, which I'll be studying here until February. I used to take it in school and still know the smallest quantity of words so I'm hoping this will bring the language back into viability as a third tongue to study.

    My aim is to eventually be able to use 4 languages, including English, with confidence as part of my job; adding more later on at a lesser level for conversational/travel purposes. Languages are one of the only things I both was good at and enjoyed in school so naturally I'll be making a career using them
    Awesome! I'm going to start doing Spanish properly again in a couple of weeks... Italian too!
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