Introduzione al commercio italiano: An Introduction to Business Italian, now in its second edition, represents a new approach in teaching Italian with a focus. Readings are prepared or selected for their emphasis on business and social life. Comprehension questions and communicative exercises of a functional nature present the student with a situation that he or she must resolve. The exercises are varied and stimulating, hence fostering progressive and positive development of oral and written skills. This text meets the needs of today’s communication-oriented student and offers materials which will enhance student interaction. Introduzione al commercio italiano will provide the student with the necessary skills to enter the business world of today.