ERIC Number: ED055507
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971-Sep
Reference Count: 0
Italian: Area Background Information.
Defense Language Inst., Washington, DC.
This booklet has been assembled in order to provide students of Italian with a compact source of cultural information on their target area. Chapters include discussion of: (1) introduction to Italian; (2) origins of the Italian population; (3) geography; (4) history including the Roman Era, the Middle Ages, the Renaissance, the "Risorgimento," and Contemporary Italy; (5) the Italian Armed Forces; and (6) Special Branches of the Italian Army. (RL)
Descriptors: Armed Forces, Cultural Education, Demography, Foreign Countries, Geography, History, Instructional Materials, Intensive Language Courses, Italian, Language Instruction, Modern Languages
Director, Defense Language Institute, Department of the Army, U. S. Naval Station, Anacostia Annex, Washington, D.C. 20390 (With specific permission)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Defense, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Defense Language Inst., Washington, DC.