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Offered in French, Italian and Spanish the weekly News in Slow episodes can prove useful for learners of all levels. Not only is the delivery perfectly timed (it's slow, but not too slow) but being current news, chances are you'll at least have an idea of what they're talking about. Listening to news in a foreign language is great for increasing your vocabulary on current topics, which comes in handy if you'll be chatting to some natives soon.

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We are happy that you are considering a subscription to our weekly intermediate program News in Slow Italian. We sincerely hope that we can help you advance your Italian comprehension, vocabulary, grammar, pronunciation and knowledge of idiomatic expressions. We'll be thrilled to have you among our subscribers!

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Whether your goal is to rapidly improve your Italian language skills, quickly move to the intermediate/advanced level, pick up idiomatic expressions, or just enjoy our news stories, News In Slow Italian can help you achieve your goals. Choose one of our four subscription levels that best suits your needs:

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* Pronunciation page is currently not available on Apple mobile and tablet devices: iPod, iPad, iPhone
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