Updated with helpful facts and tips for international travelers, new third edition of Learn Italian the Fast and Fun Way book with audio CDs is suitable as a language teacher for adults as well as for older children. This program instructs beginners in the basics of reading, writing, understanding, and speaking the new language. The book lightens language-learning routines with cartoon-style illustrations, language games, and puzzles. A set of vocabulary flashcards and a small staple-bound bilingual dictionary booklet are bound into the book's spine and can be easily removed for supplementary use. All Fast and Fun Way books, available in several languages, can be purchased alone or in a sturdy carrying case suitable for travel and including the buyer's choice of tapes or compact discs. The audio resources present dramatized bilingual dialogues that complement the material in the books and introduce language learners to correct pronunciation.