Using Italian: A Guide to Contemporary Usage

Using Italian: A Guide to Contemporary Usage

by J. J. Kinder, V. M. Savini, Vincenzo Savini
     
 

This 2002 book is a guide to Italian usage for students wishing to extend their knowledge of the language.See more details below

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This 2002 book is a guide to Italian usage for students wishing to extend their knowledge of the language.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521485562
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
03/31/2004
Edition description:
Bilingual
Pages:
488
Product dimensions:
6.65(w) x 9.37(h) x 0.98(d)

Table of Contents

1. Varieties of Italian; Part I. Words and their Meanings: 2. Cognates; 3. Fields of meaning; 4. Complex verbal expressions; 5. Suffixes; 6. Idioms similes proverbs; 7. Proper names; 8. Geographical names; 9. Abbreviations and acronyms; 10. Latin expressions and sayings; 11. Grammatical terms; 12. Numerals and telephone conventions; 13. Measurement; Part II. The Clause - Combining Words: 14. Gender; 15. Number; 16. Pronouns; 17. Comparison; 18. Word order; 19. Negation; 20. Periphrases; 21. Constructions with verbs of movement; 22. Auxiliary verbs in compound tenses; 23. The passive; 24. Reflexives and impersonals; Part III. The Sentence - Combining Clauses: 25. Italian prepositions; 26. English prepositions; 27. Prepositional constructions with verbs and adjectives; 28. Use of tenses; 29. Sequence of tenses; 30. The subjunctive; 31. Conditional sentences; 32. Subordination; Part IV. Texts and their Structure: 33. Interjections; 34. Fillers; 35. Transition words; Italian index; English index; Index of grammatical points; List.

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