Practice Makes Perfect: Italian Pronouns and Prepositions, Premium Third Edition

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  • Edition: 3rd
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  • Copyright: 2019-07-18
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

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Table of Contents

Part I Pronouns
Unit 1 Subject Pronouns
Pronouns and Conjugations
Addressing People: Tu/Voi, Lei/Loro
Esso (It) as Subject
Placement in Negative Clauses
When to Use Subject Pronouns
Unit 2 Direct Object Pronouns
Formal and Informal Address
Placement in Negative Clauses
Placement with the Infinitive
Placement with the Imperative
Direct Object Pronouns with Compound Tenses (Tempi Composti)
Placement with Modal Auxiliaries (Verbi Servili)
Lasciare and Fare + the Infinitive
Lo (It/That)
Ci (Vi): Other Uses
Unit 3 Indirect Object Pronouns
Placement of Strong Forms in Affirmative and Negative Clauses: a me (to Me)/a voi (to You), etc.
Placement of Weak Forms in Affirmative and Negative Clauses: mi (to Me), ti (to You), gli (to Him), etc.
Placement with the Infinitive
Placement with the Imperative, Second Person Singular and Plural
Indirect Object Pronouns with Compound Tenses
Placement with Modal Auxiliaries (Verbi Servili)
Causative Verbs (Verbi Causativi): Lasciare, Fare
Indirect Object Pronouns with Piacere (to Please)
Unit 4 Double Pronouns
Placement of Double Pronouns
Double Pronouns with Compound Tenses
Placement with Modal Auxiliaries (Verbi Servili)
Causative Verbs (Verbi Causativi): Lasciare, Fare
Unit 5 Reflexive Pronouns and Si as Impersonal Pronoun
Placement with the Imperative (Second Person Singular and Plural), the Infinitive, and the Gerund
Compound Tenses
Reflexive Pronouns and Direct Objects
Doing Things for Oneself
Coordination of the Reflexive Pronoun with the Auxiliary and the Past Participle
Reciprocal Reflexive Verbs (Verbi Riflessivi Reciproci)
Reflexive Verbs and Direct Object Pronouns
Si as Impersonal Pronoun
Unit 6 The Pronoun Ne
Ne (of/by Someone/Something)
Placement of Ne
Ne (of This, of That/from This, from That)
Ne as Partitive Pronoun (Pronome Partitivo)
Ne and Gender/Number Coordination
Ne and Double Pronouns
Ne and Reflexive Pronouns
Unit 7 Pronouns as Objects of Prepositions
Unit 8 Interrogative Pronouns
Chi? (Who?/Whom?)
Chi as Subject
Chi as Direct Object
Che?/Cosa?/Che Cosa? (What?)
Qual(e)? (What?) and Quali? (Which?)
Quanto?/Quanta?/Quanti?/Quante? (How Much/How Many?)
Unit 9 Relative Pronouns
Che (Who, Whom, That, Which)
Cui (to Whom, by Whom, Through Which, etc.)
Variable and Invariable Relative Pronouns
Dove (Where) and Quando (When) as Relative Pronouns
Unit 10 Demonstrative Pronouns
Questo (This) and Quello (That)
Unit 11 Possessive Pronouns
A Friend of Mine, of Yours, etc.
Mio (My) and Il Mio (Mine)
Unit 12 Indefinite Pronouns
Double Negatives
Gender and Number
Molti (Many) and Tanti (So Many)
Indefinite Pronouns + Ne
Indefinite Pronouns + Di (Among)
Indefinite Pronouns That Refer Only to Things
Tanto... (So/As Much... ) and Quanto (So/As)
Part II Prepositions
Unit 13 The Most Commonly Used Prepositions
Other Parts of Speech That Function as Prepositions
What Is a Preposition?
Prepositional Locutions
Prepositions and Subordinate Clauses
Classification of Prepositions
Unit 14 Possession and Specification
su (on), circa (about), riguardo (concerning)
di (of), tra/fra (between/among)
del, dello, della, dei, degli, delle: Specification and Partitive Article
Specification Without di (of)
Verbs + di
Unit 15 Place
a and in
in (in) and su (on)
su (on), sopra (over/above), and sotto (under/below)
Place and Function: in, da, a
da and di (from, out of, and off)
Place Where, Motion Toward, and Motion From: da (from)
da, per, tra/fra (through, all around, and between/among)
Qui, Qua, Lì, Là (Here and There)
Unit 16 Time
Moments in Time: a (at) and di/in (in)
Expressing Time Without Prepositions
From the Past to the Present: da (for and since/from)
per (for)
How Long It Takes: in, tra, and entro (in, by, and within)
Adverbs Used as Prepositions: prima di (before) and dopo (di) (after)
Unit 17 Purpose, Company, and Agency
a (to) and per (for)
con, insieme con/a (with)
da (by) and the Passive Voice
Unit 18 Means, Qualities, and Causes
Means: con and in (with)
Functions and Characteristics: barche a vela and carte da gioco
Causes: di, a, con, da, in, per (of, at, with, in, from, for)
Review Exercises
Appendix 1 Tables of Pronouns
Appendix 2 Preposizioni semplici
Answer Key

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