Italian Verbs & Essentials of Grammar, 2E.

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  • Edition: 2nd
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  • Copyright: 2007-10-23
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
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Your one-stop guide to mastering the basics of ItalianCan one book have all you need to communicate confidently in a new language? Yes, and that book isItalian Verbs & Essentials of Grammar. It offers a solid foundation of major verbal and grammatical concepts of the language, from pronouns to idioms and expressions and from irregular verbs to expressions of time.Each unit is devoted to one topic, so you can find what you need right away and get focused instruction immediately. Concise yet thorough, the explanations are supported by numerous examples to help you master the different concepts. And for those tricky verbs,Italian Verbs & Essentials of Grammarincludes a Verb Index of the most common verbs, cross-referenced with the abundant verb tables appearing throughout the book.This book will give you: An excellent introduction to the basics of Italian if you are a beginner or a quick, thorough reference if you already have experience in the language Contemporary usage of verbs, adjectives, pronouns, prepositions, conjunctions, and other grammar essentials Examples that reflect contemporary usage and real-life situations

Table of Contents

Italian Verbs
Pronunciationp. 3
Regular Verbs-The Simple Tense Formsp. 8
Regular Verbs-Auxiliary Verbs and the Perfect Tensesp. 27
Reflexive Verbsp. 37
Formation of Subjunctive Tenses-Regular Verbsp. 41
Uses of the Subjunctivep. 46
Orthographic-Changing Verbsp. 54
Irregular Verbsp. 57
Impersonal and Defective Verbsp. 77
Sequence of Tensesp. 83
Auxiliary Verbsp. 88
Past Infinitive, Gerund, and Participlep. 92
Active and Passive Voicesp. 95
Verbs Followed by a Prepositionp. 98
Essentials of Grammar
Articlesp. 105
Nounsp. 113
Adjectives and Adverbsp. 120
Possessive Adjectives and Pronounsp. 131
Demonstrative Adjectives and Pronounsp. 134
Comparison of Adjectives and Adverbsp. 138
Personal Pronounsp. 149
Relative Pronounsp. 164
Interrogatives and Exclamationsp. 168
Negativesp. 171
Indefinite Adjectives and Pronounsp. 175
Prepositionsp. 181
Conjunctionsp. 186
Numbers and Units of Measurep. 191
Timep. 199
Prefixes and Suffixesp. 204
Lettersp. 213
Idioms and Expressionsp. 216
Vocabulary Listsp. 221
Indexp. 237
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