Aims to offer you the opportunity to improve your command of Italian by focusing on one aspect of language learning that invariably causes difficulties - verbs and the way they behave. This work provides coverage of the main tenses for 200 frequently used Italian verbs arranged alphabetically for quick reference.
The aim of this book is to offer you the opportunity to improve your command of Italian by focusing on one aspect of language learning that invariably causes difficulties - verbs and the way they behave. Whether you are a complete beginner or a relatively advanced learner, you can consult the book when you need to know the form of a verb quickly. The introductory section gives you a complete overview of Italian verbs and how they work in the various tenses. "Teach Yourself Italian Verbs" contains: full coverage of the main tenses for 200 frequently used Italian verbs arranged alphabetically for quick and easy reference; examples of the verbs in everyday use, with colloquial expressions and words sharing the same origin; an Italian-English verb list of approximately 3000 verbs with details of the patterns they follow; and, an English-Italian verb list giving the most frequently used English verbs in Italian with details of the patterns they follow.
Maria Bonacina is a native speaker of Italian. Paul Coggle the series editor is also series editor of Teach Yourself French, German, Spanish and Italian and co-author of Teach Yourself German.
Table of Contents
Introduction; What are verbs and how do they work? What is a verb? / I, you, he, she, it...: person / past, present, future...: tense / regular and irregular verbs / formation and use of tenses / indicative, subjunctive, imperative...: mood / the active and passive voice / transitive and intransitive verbs / reflexive verbs / the special 'si' / modal verbs; Verb tables; Italian-English verb list; English-Italian verb list
Teach Yourself Italian Verbs by Maria Bonacina
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