ERIC Number: ED371587
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1986
Reference Count: N/A
Living in Italy. Intercultural Exchange Series. Revised Edition.
The guide provides a brief introduction to the culture and language of Italy, and is designed for visitors, students, and business travelers. It offers practical information on various aspects of daily living, including: money; food; restaurants; hotels; postal and telecommunications services; transportation; shopping; health and medical care; safety and security; tipping; measurement and clothing size conversions; greetings; titles and forms of address; family interaction; time; personal space and privacy; walking; meals; personal appearance; dating; male dominance; leisure activities; family life; hospitality; and festivals. Suggestions for appropriate behavior and expectations are offered. It also includes basic information about Italy: a historical sketch; a map; facts about geography and people; government; economy; education; religion; and art. A brief bibliography lists additional books about Italy. (MSE)
Descriptors: Daily Living Skills, Family Life, Foreign Countries, Geography, Information Sources, Interpersonal Communication, Language Role, Leisure Time, Recreational Activities, Second Languages, Sociocultural Patterns, Time, Travel
Pro Lingua Associates, 15 Elm St., Brattleboro, VT 05301 ($4.50; large quantity discounts).
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Students; Community
Authoring Institution: Experiment in International Living, Brattleboro, VT.
Identifiers - Location: Italy