Basic Italian: A Grammar and Workbook (Italian and English by Stella Peyronnel, Ian Higgins

By Stella Peyronnel, Ian Higgins

Introducing Italian tradition and other people throughout the medium of the language used this day, Basic Italian: A Grammar and Workbook presents readers with the fundamental instruments to precise themselves in a wide selection of situations.

Presenting twenty-three person grammar issues in full of life and real looking contexts, Basic Italian is an obtainable reference grammar with comparable routines in a single, effortless to stick to quantity. each one unit involves jargon-free reasons and comparisons with English, which concentration upon the extra universal problems skilled through novices of Italian.

Features include:

* modern examples in either Italian and English

* grammar tables for simple reference

* complete workout solution key

* thesaurus of grammatical terms.

Basic Italian is the precise reference and perform booklet for newbies, in addition to for college kids with a few wisdom of the language.

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Noun] Daniela è medico. [noun] Tu e Anna siete cugini? [noun] Siete gentili! [adjective] Gli amici di Paul sono italiani. [adjective] Are you students? [noun] Daniela is a doctor. [noun] Are you and Anna cousins? [noun] You are kind! [adjective] Paul’s friends are Italian. [adjective] Avere is normally followed by a noun (or a noun accompanied by an adjective): Hai il libro? Non ho tempo. Abbiamo molti amici. Hanno una casa grande. Paolo e io abbiamo una macchina. Have you got the book? I haven’t time.

Have you got my address? Have you any Italian friends? Have they got an exam? e. ‘not’) before the verb: Claudio is not my brother. We’re not Italian. Aren’t you foreigners? Haven’t you got my address? They don’t have an exam. We haven’t got any Italian friends. I haven’t the slightest idea what to give Paola. Claudio non è mio fratello. Non siamo italiani. Non siete stranieri? Non hai il mio indirizzo? Non hanno un esame. Non abbiamo amici italiani. Non ho la minima idea di cosa regalare a Paola.

44 Unit 5 6 Il treno di Giorgio (partire) alle 18. 7 Tutti i giorni (noi leggere) il giornale. 8 (tu pulire) il bagno? 9 (io conoscere) molti italiani. 10 I giochi (finire) sempre alle 17. 11 Non (noi guidare) l’auto. 12 Anna e io (giocare) a carte. 13 Perché non (voi tornare) in Scozia? 14 Non (tu capire) nulla! 15 Giorgio e Paola non (spendere) molto. 16 Dove (Lei abitare), Signor Verdi? 17 (Voi pagare) l’affitto, Signori Rossi? 18 (tu viaggiare) molto. 19 Non (tu ricevere) molte lettere? 20 Piero e Gianni (lasciare) il cane a casa.

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