Destined to become an indispensable reference tool for students on all levels, this is the clearest, most comprehensive, and most illuminating guide to Italian grammar in the English language. It features an easy-to-understand style, detailed explanations with many examples, and exceptionally easy look-ups via a detailed index and extensive cross-referencing.
|Publisher:||McGraw-Hill Companies, The|
|Edition description:||New Edition|
|Product dimensions:||6.80(w) x 9.60(h) x 1.00(d)|
About the Author
Matin Maiden is Professor of Romance Languages at the Univesity of Oxford.Cecilia Robustelli is Professor of Italian Linguistics at the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia.
Table of Contents1. Introduction 2. Spelling and pronunciation 3. Nouns and adjectives 4. The articles 5. Demonstratives 6. Personal pronouns 7. Relative structures 8. Interrogative structures 9. Indefinite, quantifier and negative pronouns and adjectives 10. Possessives and related constructions 11. Prepositions 12. Numerals and related expressions 13. Adverbs and adverbial constructions 14. Forms of the verb 15. Uses of the verb forms 16. Comparative, superlative and related constructions 17. Aspects of sentence structure 18. Negative constructions 19. Conjunctions and discourse markers 20. Word derivation 21. Time expressions 22. Forms of address