A Reference Grammar of Modern Italian

This book is indispensable to students of Italian, providing clear and detailed explanations of everything from the most elementary facts to more advanced points such as the various nuances of the subjunctive.

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Author: Martin Maiden

Publisher: Hodder Education

ISBN: 0340913398

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 478

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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.

Modern Italian Grammar

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.

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Author: Anna Proudfoot

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 0415331641

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 406

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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

modern. Italian. grammar. A century ago Italian was still overwhelmingly (but not exclusively) a written language, remote from the spontaneous, dialectal, speech of the population at large, learned through study rather than through ...

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Author: Professor Martin Maiden

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781444116786

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 512

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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.

Reference Grammar of Modern Italian Usa Edition

This new 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 ...

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Author: Martin Maiden

Publisher:

ISBN: 0340760818

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

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This new 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, students 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 archaizing 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 find quickly the information they require, and also stimulates them to discover new, related facts. Careful explanations of technical terms are given and grammatical points are always extensively exemplified, relating them to equivalent structures in English. The result is the most detailed reference guide to the structure of modern Italian available in English.

A New Reference Grammar of Modern Spanish

ROUTLEDGE REFERENCE GRAMMARS A Reference Grammar of Modern Italian, Second Edition Edited by Martin Maiden and Cecilia Robustelli French Grammar and Usage, Fourth Edition Edited by Roger Hawkins and Richard Towell Hammer's German ...

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Author: John B. Butt

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781317301028

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 608

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A New Reference Grammar of Modern Spanish is a comprehensive, cohesive and clear guide to the forms and structures of Spanish as it is written and spoken today in Spain and Latin-America. It includes clear descriptions of all the main grammatical phenomena of Spanish, and their use, illustrated by numerous examples of contemporary Spanish, both Peninsular and Latin-American, formal and informal. Fully revised and updated, the sixth edition is even more relevant to students and teachers of Spanish. The sixth edition includes: • new chapters, providing more detail and examples of key areas of Spanish grammar; • an increased number of Mexican examples to reflect the growing interest in this country’s variety of Spanish; • new information for readers studying Spanish and French together; • a glossary of grammatical terms including English translations of Spanish terms. The combination of reference grammar and manual of current usage is invaluable for learners at level B2–C2 of the Common European Framework for Languages, and Intermediate High–Advanced High on the ACTFL proficiency scales.

Upgrade Your Italian

Upgrade your Italian offers a thirty-day revision programme that is guaranteed to improve results. Spending between 30 minutes and an hour each day with this book in the countdown to an exam will help towards a better grade.

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Author: Clelia Boscolo

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781444119213

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 192

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Aimed at anyone who wants to increase their chance of getting a top grade in Italian exams. Upgrade your Italian offers a thirty-day revision programme that is guaranteed to improve results. Spending between 30 minutes and an hour each day with this book in the countdown to an exam will help towards a better grade. This short revision guide focuses on three key strategies for upgrading your exam results: - Eliminating basic errors and slips of the pen - Increasing and consolidating your vocabulary - Improving the style and quality of your Italian

Practising Italian Grammar

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.

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Author: Alessia Bianchi

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781134636860

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 236

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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.

Modern Italian Grammar

Modern Italian Grammar is an innovative reference guide to Italian, combining traditional and function-based grammar in a single volume. The Grammar is divided into two parts. Part A covers traditional grammatical categories such as ...

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Author: Anna Proudfoot

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781136195464

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 378

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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.

Modern Italian Grammar Workbook

This is an innovative book of exercises and language tasks for all learners of Italian, which can be used independently or alongside Modern Italian Grammar.

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Author: Anna Proudfoot

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781134322800

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 160

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This is an innovative book of exercises and language tasks for all learners of Italian, which can be used independently or alongside Modern Italian Grammar. Divided into three sections, this highly useful text includes: exercises based on essential grammatical structures everyday functions practice such as making introductions and expressing needs realistic role plays in short scenes, set in a range of different contexts. Implementing feedback from its predecessor, this updated second edition features exercises graded on a three-point scale according to their level of difficulty and cross-referencing to the Modern Italian Grammar for each. Also containing a comprehensive answer key for checking progress, this is a complete reference work suitable for both class-use and self-study.