Literary Nonfiction. Italian Language Study. Edited by Zohra Saad. The purpose of this book is to provide detailed grammatical explanations, a pronunciation guide using English as a reference, notes on usage, and on fading and emerging linguistic trends, all based on contemporary Italian. It is especially centered on English speakers learning Italian as a foreign language but will make a great reference book for teachers seeking explanations on discrete grammatical points or examples of use as well.