Alfonso Borello has written drama, thrillers, travel diaries, biographies, and essays on history, religion, philosophy, psychology, evolution, cosmos, revolutionaries, inventors, and numerous books on language learning in Italian, Spanish, Chinese, Tagalog, and Thai.
'Books of Life' is a captivating series that delves into the intricate lives of individuals and the different paths they take. Each book in the series explores the unique stories of people from various backgrounds and cultures, highlighting the challenges they face, the decisions they make, and how these impact their lives. With its raw and honest portrayals, 'Books of Life' offers a fascinating glimpse into the human experience and reminds us of the power of resilience, hope, and the human spirit.
The Book of Humility is an insightful and transformative guide to cultivating a life of true greatness through the power of humility. Drawing on the wisdom of the world's greatest thinkers, this book offers practical tools and strategies for developing self-awareness, empathy, and a growth mindset.
This poignant book explores the many facets of dignity and how it impacts our lives. Through powerful stories, it shows the devastating consequences of violating dignity and celebrates the human spirit. A must-read for anyone who cares about the dignity of all people and wants to see positive change in our society.
Discover the life and ideas of Giovanni Pico della Mirandola, the Renaissance philosopher who believed in the transformative power of knowledge and saw connections between different religions and philosophies. This book offers a fascinating insight into the mind of a visionary thinker who pushed the boundaries of intellectual inquiry during a pivotal moment in history.
Ciao! Welcome to "Fiabe Italiane" - a collection of very short tales in Italian with English translations. These tales offer a glimpse into the rich cultural heritage of Italy, while providing a fun and engaging way to learn Italian. Some stories include moral lessons, and all of them convey the richness and diversity of the Italian language.
"Mini Stories in Cebuano" is a collection of very short stories written in Cebuano, with English translations, designed to help language learners improve their reading comprehension and overall fluency. The book emphasizes the importance of reading short stories as a way to acquire new vocabulary, sentence structures, and cultural understanding.
In Italiano: Italian for Beginners Illustrated has plenty of words and parallel text in Italian and English. Each chapter has a picture and a story where words are repeated. Words are shades of meaning, so read and repeat.
LUNA STRATMAN THE MYSTERY OF MOGADISHU: The Graphic Novel (Part 2)
Luna Stratman and her good friend Romina Artwick meet to solve the murder case of an Italian reporter in the Somalian capital of Mogadishu.
Luna Stratman and her good friend Romina Artwick meet to solve the murder case of an Italian reporter in the Somalian capital of Mogadishu. Paola Fulci was to uncover a terrible truth on huge amounts of money for the trade of arms, shabby highway constructions, and toxic waste, but her investigation was cut short when she was shot dead in an ambush in front of the hotel she was staying.
This is the second edition of Italian Illustrated Part 1.
Bored with textbooks? Learn with comics! (Edizione a fumetti)
With this phrasebook, you can learn with confidence. You'll pick up vocabulary because words are repeated in a different context.
Italian Illustrated features a dual immersion program in Italian-English for basic conversation.
Pico della Mirandola was an Italian writer, thinker, and philosopher. Born Giovanni Francesco Pico della Mirandola in 1463 near Ferrara, Pico was a central figure of the Umanesimo (Humanism, European intellectual movement rejecting knowledge received by God or books).
Povero Giorgio: A Graphic Novel (Special Italian Easy Reader)
Special Italian is a new series of easy reader stories designed for beginners. This is the graphic novel edition, the only one of its kind in the genre.
This edition of T Bandits: The High Rollers features snippets in Italian.
If you enjoy reading tech thrillers or 'triller tecnologici' in Italian, this story will give you some practice in lateral thinking; reading by alternating between English and Italian―a good exercise vouched by polyglots.
Learn Cebuano aka Visayan with comics. With this phrasebook, you can learn with confidence. You'll pick up vocabulary because words are repeated in different contexts. This edition features a dual immersion program in Cebuano-English for basic conversation.
Tagalog-English Illustrated 2nd Edition.
Learn Tagalog-English with comics. With this phrasebook, you can learn with confidence. You'll pick up vocabulary because words are repeated in different contexts.
This edition features a dual immersion programme in Tagalog-English for basic conversation.
This edition of Sci-Fi One features snippets in Italian.
If you enjoy reading Sci-Fi, known in Italian as fantascienza or simply fanta, this story will give you some practice in lateral thinking; reading by alternating between English and Italian―a good exercise vouched by polyglots.
We have a new sun.
We try to control as much as we can, but there are a million uncontrollable factors that seem to control us all. Before boarding your rocket to Mars, remember to pack only essential items and put them in a small suitcase. You don't have to go off in the wild, you will have a full and equal right to life and liberty to live the life that you have chosen.
Welcome to the hidden society of elite Bitcoin and Forex traders. From chat rooms to posh hotels around the world.
The only thing missing was a Bitcoin museum on the outskirts of New York City, which would explain a lot. But alas, we will have to settle for these chronicles instead.
The next time you are feeling anxious, irritable, angry, or impatient, notice it, observe it, hold it, and pay attention to it. Notice how your feelings keep fluctuating. Keep watching them, until your dissatisfaction becomes more tolerable.
This is what self-awareness is.
Scottish philosopher David Hume―turned historian―was born in 1711 in Edinburgh. He died in August 1776. For many, his concepts and debates on the science of man are still relevant. He made himself even more popular by arguing that what governs human behavior is desire and not reason.
Includes the most useful phrases you must know.
Tagalog is the official language of the Philippines. This Language Guide will enable you to ask for directions, buy things or order a meal in the Philippines. Knowing a little Tagalog will also help you to get along with the people, for they will naturally be pleased to see a stranger showing enough interest in them to try to speak their language.
This edition has audio with drills.
The Cebuano language has limited textbooks and literature. It’s hard to learn a new skill without tools, or by just jumping-in. You cannot learn without listening to the spoken language and without drills. With willpower, the 2019 edition, will give you a good foundation on communicating with confidence.
Learn modern Cebuano Visayan aka Bisayan in 15 lessons.
Pope John XXIII, born Angelo Giuseppe Roncalli, headed the Catholic Church from 1958 until his death in 1963. He was the first pope to use television to spread his message and was particularly exceptional because he used a simple language with the crowd. That made him the most popular of all time.
Learn Basic Thai with comics. With this phrase book written in a spelling which you read like English, you can learn to speak and understand Thai. You'll pick up vocabulary because words are repeated in different context.
Basic Thai illustrated features basic dialog in standard Thai, which is the national spoken language of Thailand.
Learn Tagalog-English with comics. With this phrase book you can learn with confidence. You'll pick up vocabulary because words are repeated in different contexts.
This edition features a dual immersion programme in Tagalog-English for basic conversation.
The 2018 edition of the grammar guide of English Cebuano Visayan is an essential reference for students, writers, and editors. It highlights basic, intermediate, and advanced rules with plenty of examples, including best practices for composition.
Learn Italian and pick up new vocabulary with Raccontini Volume 3: Easy Reader for learners of Italian - Medium Level.
This is a collection of short stories also published as singles under the titles: VOLO 4590, STRAGE A LAS VEGAS, ACHILLE LAURO.
Modern Cebuano/Visayan translation of The Ducati Girl: Family Affair with the English edition included. It's a short story for readers interested in the Cebuano language, for enjoyment, vocabulary-building or for Cebuano speakers who want to develop a richer vocabulary in Cebuano-English. Ang modernong hubad sa Cebuano / Visayan sa Ducati Girl: Lakip sa Family Affair sa Ingles nga edisyon.
If you don't like language rules much, and get bored easily with textbooks, you can build vocabulary and learn syntax with stories.
We will read together an abridgment of a short story I have written originally in Italian, The Ducati Girl: Family Affair, then translated in Cebuano. This is a parallel structure Cebuano/English.
Primo Ottobre 2017
Piu' di ventimila persone arrivano a Las Vegas in Nevada per attendere un festival di musica country. Tre giorni dopo, alla vigilia dell'ultimo atto, la finestra di una camera al trentaduesimo piano dell'albergo Mandalay Bay si apre. Un uomo con un arsenale di fucili automatici e pieno di odio spara alla folla. Ci sono 58 morti e piu' di settecento feriti.
800 Words you must know to speak Cebuano Visayan with confidence.
To speed up memorization we'll stress the importance of word pairs and opposites, then we'll add new words to the context already learned. This system will give you an opportunity to absorb the material gradually.
The book has been formatted with a minimalist design to reduce 'visual crowding'.
Learn Italian with comics. With this phrase book you can learn with confidence. You'll pick up vocabulary because words are repeated in different contexts.
Part 2 features basic conversational Italian with English translation.
Learn modern Cebuano/Bisaya aka Visayan in 25 lessons. With this phrasebook you can learn with confidence. You'll pick up vocabulary because words are repeated in different contexts.
Each lesson has phrases with translation and grammar notes. The minimalist design of the Immersive Reader reduces clutter (visual crowding). The aim is to increase retention.
Learn modern Cebuano/Bisaya aka Visayan in 16 easy lessons. With this phrasebook, you can learn with confidence and pick up vocabulary. Every lesson will build up your knowledge gradually; words and phrases are repeated first with translation, then without, for maximum retention.
Learn and practice Italian with confidence; pick up your vocabulary with new words by reading Viaggio a Taormina, written in simplified Italian/Intermediate level.
Il volo su un aereo privato da Atlanta a Taormina è caotico. Ci sono passeggeri graditi ed altri meno graditi. Ma alla fine la storia prende una svolta e diventa quasi una favola.
Learn modern Cebuano/Bisaya aka Visayan in 12 easy lessons, with grammatical notes, word clusters for easy retention and tips for better hands-on communication. Volume 2 differs from volume 1 and can be used as a standalone phrasebook.
Learn and practice Italian with confidence; pick up your vocabulary with new words by reading Volo 4590 written in simplified Italian/Intermediate level.
È il 25 luglio dell’anno 2000 ed il cielo è sereno e rimarrà così secondo le previsioni del tempo, davvero una bella giornata per un decollo senza problemi.
Level: Basic/Intermediate. This is the enhanced edition with translation, notes, and word clouds for better retention. It's the perfect companion for the subliminal audio edition with the same title which features binaural beats, isochronic pulses, and sounds of nature, for the best learning experience.
You will learn:
• Useful Words and Phrases
• Numbers and more.
Please Note: This is not the standard edition. This is the enhanced edition of Perché Noi? with English words, foot notes and word clouds for better retention.
Enhanced with English words, foot notes and word clouds for better retention. Learn Italian and pick up vocabulary with words you won't forget
Enhanced Easy Reader for learners of Italian - Beginner/Intermediate Level.
Learn English with confidence, pick up vocabulary and practice new words you won't forget by reading Fast English Learner Vol. 1 - Nikola Tesla.
In volume 1 you'll practice 1000 words by reading the short biography of the forgotten genius and great inventor Nikola Tesla.
Need more practice? Look for other volumes of the Fast English Learner series.
Learn Cebuano with comics. Practice with confidence, pick up new vocabulary and master new words you won't forget. Part 1 features 15 lessons of basic conversational Bisaya or Cebuano with English translation.
Your child will love Italiano per Bambini: It features 30 pages of illustrations, words, and short phrases in Italian with English translation. If you're just starting out with your Italian this book is a gem for Children and young adults of any age.