Soluzioni

Author: Denise De Rome
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 0429019629
Size: 73.11 MB
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Soluzioni: A Practical Grammar of Contemporary Italian combines an engaging reference and practice grammar explained in clear and concise language with numerous supporting exercises. Aimed at keen students of all levels, Soluzioni offers: a complete grammar review in tabular form for easy navigation and at-a-glance comprehension; 650 graded practice exercises with an answer key for self-assessment; extensive examples, using a wide range of useful up-to-date vocabulary; authentic material from Italian media and literature, with vocabulary notes and linked exercises to show how grammar works in practice; special help sections throughout, dedicated to clarifying tricky points or avoiding common pitfalls; a comprehensive user-friendly index for ease of access in both Italian and English; a glossary of grammatical terms; a companion website at www.routledge.com/cw/derome with over 240 free interactive language quizzes for on-the-spot testing, plus supplementary downloadable material such as a comprehensive verb section and full answer key to the book exercises. This fourth edition continues the accessible methodology and focus on contemporary usage that has made Soluzioni the clearest and most comprehensive pedagogic grammar on the market today. Fully updated, it covers key areas of difficulty such as tense usage, the subjunctive, causative verbs, combined pronouns and word order. It also pays attention to the links between grammar and communicative functions as well as those between grammar, context and register. Suitable for class use and independent study, Soluzioni is the ideal reference and practice resource for learners of Italian. It is particularly suitable for fast-track use in ab initio courses at university and college.

Modern Italian Grammar

Author: Anna Proudfoot
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136195459
Size: 15.13 MB
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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.

A Reference Grammar Of Modern Italian

Author: Professor Martin Maiden
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1444116789
Size: 16.48 MB
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This Italian reference grammar provides students, teachers and others interested in the Italian language with a comprehensive, accessible and jargon-free guide to the forms and structure of Italian. Whatever their level of knowledge of the language, learners of Italian will find this book indispensable: it gives clear and detailed explanations of everything from the most elementary facts such as the relation between spelling and pronunciation, or the forms of the article, to more advanced points such as the various nuances of the subjunctive. Formal or archaic discourse is distinguished from informal, everyday usage, and regionalisms are also indicated where appropriate. The authors have taken care to make it an easy and illuminating reference tool: extensive cross-referencing enables readers to quickly find the information they require, and also stimulates them to discover new, related facts.

Italian Cultural Studies

Author: David Forgacs
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780198715085
Size: 40.42 MB
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This is an up-to-date, illustrated introduction to the study of modern Italian culture containing nineteen chapters by specialists in the field of language, politics, religious, ethnic, and gender identities, the mass media, cultural policy, and stars. Adopting a unique and accessible interdisciplinary focus, Italian Cultural Studies: An Introduction presents a variety of new perspectives on modern Italian culture. Each of the four parts explore diverse aspects of culture in Italy. 'Geographies' questions received notions of the Italian nation, the family, the 'South' and corruption; it also looks at anthropological approaches to culture and at Italy's linguistic pluralism. 'Identities' examines gender,religion, politics, and ethnicity as a means with which people define themselves and others. 'Media' explores the press, literature, television, and cinema. 'Culture and Society' brings together historical analyses of cultural policy, stars and style, and popular music. Each part is followed bysample analyses of visual materials and includes guidance on further reading. A chronology of political and cultural events since 1900 is also provided. Drawing on the expertise of leading authorities Italian Cultural Studies will be essential reading for students and anyone else interested in modern Italy and its culture.

Yufa A Practical Guide To Mandarin Chinese Grammar

Author: Wen-Hua Teng
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 144414958X
Size: 69.42 MB
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YUFA! A PRACTICAL GUIDE TO MANDARIN CHINESE GRAMMAR is a student-friendly pedagogical grammar aimed at beginner to advanced-level learners and ideal for use in the classroom and as an invaluable reference for self-study.

Italian Grammar Made Easy

Author: Mike Zollo
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781138437036
Size: 45.43 MB
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The Grammar Made Easy series is ideal for complete beginners as well as for those non-linguists who have some knowledge of the language but need to know the basics of grammar to progress beyond phrasebook level.The books consist of seven units that present basic grammar topics in an accessible and non-patronising manner. The interactive CD-ROM provides extensive interactive grammar practice, it contains around 220 activities (those included in the book plus extra ones) covering all the language in Italian Grammar Made Easy. Learners work at their own pace and move through the different sections with ease.Numerous grammar tips are at hand if needed. All the correct answers will be recorded so that learners can practise their listening and pronunciation skills.The CD-ROM can be used with the book or on its own as a revision tool.

Basic Italian

Author: Stella Peyronel
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 9780415347174
Size: 61.27 MB
Format: PDF
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Introducing Italian culture and people through the medium of the language used today, Basic Italian: A Grammar and Workbook provides readers with the basic tools to express themselves in a wide variety of situations. Presenting twenty-three individual grammar points in lively and realistic contexts, Basic Italian is an accessible reference grammar with related exercises in one, easy to follow volume. Each unit consists of jargon-free explanations and comparisons with English, which focus upon the more common difficulties experienced by learners of Italian. Features include: * contemporary examples in both Italian and English * grammar tables for easy reference * full exercise answer key * glossary of grammatical terms. Basic Italian is the ideal reference and practice book for beginners, as well as for students with some knowledge of the language.

Da A Practical Guide To Russian Grammar

Author: Tatiana Filosofova
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781444148787
Size: 47.50 MB
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Da! A Practical Guide to Russian Grammar is a concise and contemporary combined reference grammar and workbook for intermediate-level students, and is ideal for use both in the classroom and for self-study. The book contains clear explanations of the core areas of Russian grammar. Each point is illustrated with examples of contemporary language usage showing you how grammar works in practice while at the same time enhancing your vocabulary and cultural knowledge. Every chapter ends with a variety of exercises to test your progress and consolidate your understanding. With free access to online, interactive exercises with audio that give you practice listening and pronouncing Russian, Da! A Practical Guide to Russian Grammar is one of the most comprehensive resources for Russian grammar available.

The Big Green Book Of Italian Verbs

Author: Katrien Maes-Christie
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071505458
Size: 68.83 MB
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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