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Practising Italian Grammar

A Workbook, 1st Edition

By Alessia Bianchi, Clelia Boscolo, Stephen Harrison

Routledge

236 pages

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Description

Practising Italian Grammar offers a comprehensive set of varied exercises for developing a greater practical awareness of the language. It is designed as a companion volume to A Reference Grammar of Modern Italian by Maiden and Robustelli, but it can also be used on its own by anyone wishing to improve their proficiency in Italian. The workbook includes examples of authentic Italian from journalistic and literary extracts, and from colloquial usage. The exercises are graded in terms of difficulty. Level 1 - revision of essential points, Level 2 - intermediate exercises, Level 3 - advanced exercises.

A key to the exercises is provided making this workbook suitable for private study and classroom use.

Table of Contents

1 Spelling and pronunciation
2 Nouns and adjectives
3 Articles
4 Demonstratives
5 Personal pronouns
6 Relative structures
7 Interrogative structures
8 Indefinites and negative pronouns and adjectives
9 Possessives
10 Prepositions
11 Numerals
12 Adverbs
13 Forms of the verb
14 Uses of verb forms
15 Comparatives and superlatives
16 Aspects of sentence structure
17 Negative constructions
18 Conjunctions and discourse markers
19 Word derivation
20 Time expressions
21 Forms of address

About the Authors

Alessia Bianchi, Clelia Boscolo and Stephen Harrison are all at the Department of Italian, University of Birmingham, UK

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
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FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY / General
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LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / General