Italian Verb Drills Fourth Edition

Author: Paola Nanni-Tate
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN: 1260010643
Release Date: 2017-03-27
Genre: Foreign Language Study

Get on the Fast Track to Mastering the Italian Verb System! Confident use of verbs is an essential foundation for learning Italian. Italian Verb Drills will help you lay this foundation through clear explanations and rigorous practice. You language skills will be strengthened as you become more fluent in your use of the correct tenses and verb forms. Inside you’ll find: ● Numerous examples that demonstrate how the Italian verb system works ● Review and mastery exercises to reinforce your learning ● An answer key to give you clear explanations on every concept Italian Verb Drills is the bestselling source of practice that you can use either in conjunction with a course or as a self-learning tool. You’ll become less intimidated by verb conjugation and, instead, more confident in your Italian writing and speaking skills.

Italian Grammar Drills

Author: Paola Nanni-Tate
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071789684
Release Date: 2012-08-10
Genre: Foreign Language Study

Sharpen your ITALIAN grammar with skill-building exercises If you want to be proficient in Italian, you have to master its grammar. The best way to perfect your grammar skills is through drills, drills, and more drills. Covering all facets of Italian grammar--from prepositions and pronouns to verbal forms and tenses--Italian Grammar Drills helps you learn often-perplexing topics through hands-on experience. This comprehensive book features: More than 200 exercises that demonstrate how the Italian grammar system works Authentic examples that illustrate correct grammar usage A thorough review section, new to this edition An answer key to give you immediate clarification on any concept Topics include: Adjectives and adverbs * Comparatives and superlatives * Present tense versus past tense * Prepositions * Passive voice * Verbal expressions and constructions * and more

The Big Green Book of Italian Verbs

Author: Katrien Maes-Christie
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071505451
Release Date: 2004-12-02
Genre: Foreign Language Study

A colorful addition to the popular Big Book of Verbs series What does The Big Green Book of Italian Verbs have that the competition doesn't? It has more verbs, a better selection of conjugations, more usage examples, and clearer presentation of tense formation and usage. Also, this book streamlines the learning process by indicating the principal parts and irregularities of each conjugated verb. Destined to become the new verb bible for English students of Italian, The Big Green Book of Italian Verbs includes: 555 of the most useful Italian verbs, fully conjugated Tense names provided in English and Italian Example sentences for all 555 verbs Full facing-page of contextual sentences for the top 50 verbs A two-page Formation and Usage spread for each tense An index of the 2,700 most common verbs, cross-referenced to all 555 verbs A list of confusing irregular forms and their infinitives Plus verb tests and drills to improve competence

Practice Makes Perfect Italian Conversation

Author: Marcel Danesi
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071770903
Release Date: 2012-08-10
Genre: Foreign Language Study

Practice the art of conversation in Italian! Want to strike up a conversation with a native Italian speaker but are nervous that you're not ready? Practice Makes Perfect: Italian Conversation helps you overcome that obstacle, and--before you know it--you'll be speaking comfortably in your new language. Inside you will find realistic conversational situations, from meeting people to talking about sports to discussing current events to just having fun. With these engaging dialogues as a starting point, each unit is packed with helpful instructions on correct grammar and word usage--in addition to lots of conversation-ready phrases that will be indispensable as your fluency increases. Of course you'll get plenty of practice, practice, practice using your new conversational skills. Each dialogue is followed by a variety of exercises that not only give you the opportunity to put new concepts into action but also encourage you to construct personalized conversations. These lessons will reassure even the most hesitant speakers that they too can achieve a confident--and spontaneous--speaking style. Practice Makes Perfect: Italian Conversation will help you Talk more like a native speaker and expand your vocabulary Master everyday Italian expressions through numerous realistic examples Reinforce your new conversational skills through extensive exercises Before you know it, you'll be confidently speaking Italian with your Italian-speaking friends--or you'll be ready to make new ones!

French Grammar Drills

Author: Eliane Kurbegov
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071789509
Release Date: 2012-07-06
Genre: Foreign Language Study

Sharpen your FRENCH grammar with skill-building exercises If you want to be proficient in French, you eventually have to master its grammar. The best way to perfect your grammar skills is through drills, drills, and more drills. Covering all facets of French grammar--from prepositions and pronouns to verbal forms and tenses--French Grammar Drills helps you learn often-perplexing topics through hands-on experience. This edition features: More than 175 exercises that demonstrate how the French grammar system works Authentic examples that illustrate correct grammar usage A new review section to reinforce your learning An answer key to give you immediate clarification on any concept Topics include: Indefinite and definite articles * Demonstrative adjectives * Possessive pronouns * Conjunctions * Imparfait and passe compose * Verbal expressions and idioms * and more

French Verb Drills

Author: R. de Roussy de Sales
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071454353
Release Date: 2004-01-09
Genre: Foreign Language Study

The shortest route to mastering verb conjugations One of the greatest challenges in learning a language is mastering verb conjugations. The books in the unique Language Verb Drill series make it easier than ever for learners to meet that challenge. Drilling, whether it's for learning a musical instrument, a sport, or a language, is an essential part of a sound education because repeated, concentrated practice makes specialized skills become second nature. Unlike most verb books, which tend to concentrate on tables of conjugations, the books in the Language Verb Drills series allow students to focus exclusively on building mastery of verbs without being distracted by other elements of grammar. Combining the features of a workbook and reference manual, they clearly and systematically explain how a verb system works while providing numerous drills for practice. These revised editions of the popular study guides now include a final review section to reinforce the reader's ability to automatically select the correct verb form.

Side by Side Italian and English Grammar

Author: Paola Nanni-Tate
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071797344
Release Date: 2013-01-04
Genre: Foreign Language Study

Learn and review Italian grammar at a glance Of all the obstacles you face while learning a new language, grammar is one of the toughest. But now there's a way to learn the subtleties of grammar without all the headaches. Side by Side Italian & English Grammar is the perfect tool to help you understand the similarities and differences between English and Italian grammar. By learning Italian grammar through comparisons to your native English language, you are able to build on what you already know. You will be better able to understand and remember Italian grammar while writing, speaking, and being tested on Italian usage. This innovative grammar guide includes: Clear and comprehensive introductions to the parts of speech, explaining their functions and answering common questions about them Quick Check sections that summarize main ideas Appendices that identify possible grammar trouble spots, such as interrogative pronouns and adjectives, familiar and formal commands, and the use of determiners Numerous verb charts with side-by-side Italian and English translations for easy understanding of each tense's meaning An exercise section with answer key to test and review your knowledge Side by Side Italian and English Grammar gives you a firm grasp of the structure of both languages and sets the stage for true language mastery.

Mastering Italian

Author: Stephen Zappala
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series
ISBN: 081202222X
Release Date: 1986-01
Genre: Foreign Language Study

A comprehensive program of grammar, pronunciation, and vocabulary to gain command of the spoken language.

Practice Makes Perfect Complete Italian Grammar

Author: Marcel Danesi
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN: 0071603670
Release Date: 2008-10-30
Genre: Foreign Language Study

Build up your Italian grammar skills and communicate with ease The only way to boost your confidence in a second language is to practice, practice, practice. From the present tense of regular verbs to direct object pronouns, this comprehensive guide and workbook covers all aspects of Italian grammar that you need to master. Focusing on the practical aspects of Italian as it's really spoken, each unit of Practice Makes Perfect: Complete Italian Grammar features clear explanations, numerous realistic examples, and lots of engaging exercises. Practice Makes Perfect: Complete Italian Grammar makes mastering grammar easy with: Clear, down-to-earth, easy-to-follow explanations that make even the most complex principles easy to understand Example sentences that illustrate and clarify each grammatical point Dozens of exercises in formats suited to every learning style Practical and high-frequency vocabulary used throughout A detailed answer key for quick, easy progress checks With help from this book, you can effortlessly use: Possessive adjectives • Relative pronouns • Gerunds • Expressions of time • The passive and the impersonal Si * The subjunctive mood * Question words

501 Italian Verbs 3rd Ed

Author: John Colaneri
Publisher: Barron's snippet
ISBN: 0764179829
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Foreign Language Study

CD ROM contains: "Sentence completion exercises; dialogue exercises; word completion exercises; matching with English; correct answers given for all exercises."

Italian Vocabulary Drills

Author: David M. Stillman
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071823784
Release Date: 2014-12-26
Genre: Foreign Language Study

Practice your way to a bigger vocabulary and better Italian skills If you want to expand your language skills, Italian Vocabulary Drills is filled with the information and practice you need to reach optimum results. This book features essential Italian words grouped into similar themes such as daily life, food, house and home, travel, holidays, technology, arts, and the economy, helping you grasp meanings and remember terms more easily. The unique presentation of vocabulary in context bridges the gap between words and conversation. You can practice your new vocabulary with more than 100 written exercises, including fill-in-the-blank, matching, translation, and composition. And Italian Vocabulary Drills gives you access to an exclusive flashcard app for use on your smartphone, giving you a convenient, on-the-go tool for further language-learning reinforcement. Learn more than 2,500 essential terms Practice your vocabulary skills with more than 100 exercises Check your progress with a helpful answer key Study on-the-go with a free companion flashcard app Best of all, gain the confidence to communicate in Italian!

The Ultimate Italian Review and Practice

Author: David M. Stillman
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071792677
Release Date: 2013-02-08
Genre: Foreign Language Study

Review + Practice = Confident Communication in Italian! Focused on the needs of advanced beginners to advanced students, The Ultimate Italian Review and Practice will transform the way you look at Italian grammar--from a set of easily forgotten rules to stepping stones toward accurate and confident communication. Combining concise review with extensive practice, this book provides the ultimate way to polish your Italian-language skills. The Ultimate Italian Review and Practice offers: Clear, concise explanations of all the grammar topics, illustrated with examples from everyday life More than 350 exercises with an answer key to help you master Italian grammar and vocabulary Vocabulary boxes providing the terms and expressions that will increase your ability to express yourself Cultural notes enhancing the effectiveness of the grammar exercises while acquainting learners with contemporary Italy Expand your knowledge of grammar parts such as: The present tense of irregular verbs * Passato prossimo * Gerunds * Gender of nouns * The pronoun ne * Possessive adjectives * Prefixes * Cardinal numbers * Imperatives * and much more

Modern Italian Grammar

Author: Anna Proudfoot
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781136195457
Release Date: 2013-09-13
Genre: Foreign Language Study

This new edition of the Modern Italian Grammar is an innovative reference guide to Italian, combining traditional and function-based grammar in a single volume. With a strong emphasis on contemporary usage, all grammar points and functions are richly illustrated with examples. Implementing feedback from users of the first edition, this text includes clearer explanations, as well as a greater emphasis on areas of particular difficulty for learners of Italian. Divided into two sections, the book covers: traditional grammatical categories such as word order, nouns, verbs and adjectives language functions and notions such as giving and seeking information, describing processes and results, and expressing likes, dislikes and preferences. This is the ideal reference grammar for learners of Italian at all levels, from beginner to advanced. No prior knowledge of grammatical terminology is needed and a glossary of grammatical terms is provided. This Grammar is complemented by the Modern Italian Grammar Workbook Second Edition which features related exercises and activities.

Italian Verb Workbook

Author: Director of the Program in Semiotics and Communication Theory Marcel Danesi, PH.D.
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series
ISBN: 9781438081083
Release Date: 2005-03
Genre: Foreign Language Study

Here is a fine new, user-friendly supplementary language worktext for students enrolled in high school and college-level Italian courses, as well as for those who know some Italian but want to work independently to improve their knowledge of Italian verbs. The book is divided into five main sections: verbs' present indicative tenses; their past indicative tenses; future and conditional tenses; subjunctive tenses, and the imperative and other tenses. Verbs are presented with fundamental conjugation information, illustrative dialogues, and additional learning features that include crossword puzzles, tips and notes on verb usage, and a review chapter that concludes each of the book's five sections. The book is filled with exercises designed to improve students' fluency in speaking, writing, and comprehending Italian.

Advanced Grammar in Use Book Without Answers

Author: Martin Hewings
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9781107613782
Release Date: 2013-03-07
Genre: Foreign Language Study

An updated version of the highly successful Advanced Grammar in Use. This third edition, without answers, is perfect for reinforcement work in the classroom. The book contains 100 units of grammar reference and practice materials, with photos and illustrations in full colour and a user-friendly layout. It is ideal for learners preparing for the Cambridge Advanced, Proficiency or IELTS examinations, and is informed by the Cambridge International Corpus, which ensures the language is authentic and up-to-date. Versions with answers and with a CD-ROM are available to purchase separately.