SALVE! is a complete, introductory Italian program that provides you with all of the tools you will need to succeed! The manageable grammar and vocabulary presentations are easy to understand and study, which helps you to communicate effectively from the first day of class. Rich cultural material and Sulla Strada video clips give you a taste of everyday life in Italy while providing real-world context, and a wealth of activities both in the text and online. The integration of video, suggestions for music, internet and GoogleEarth searches, and a distinctive focus on Italy's varied regions, make this an essential text for anyone interested in going abroad.