Practising Italian Grammar - A Workbook by Alessia Bianchi, Clelia Boscolo, Stephen Harrison
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.
- Complements Arnold's Italian reference grammar but can also be used on its own
- Caters for lower intermediate to advanced level students
- Exercises are graded according to the level of difficulty
- Exercises will be cross-referenced to the relevant section in the reference grammar
- Can be used outside the classroom
- Answers included at the end of the workbook
Practising Italian Grammar - A Workbook - Table of Contents:
- Spelling and pronunciation
- Nouns and adjectives
- Personal pronouns
- Relative structures
- Interrogative structures
- Indefinites and negative pronouns and adjectives
- Forms of the verb
- Uses of verb forms
- Comparatives and superlatives
- Aspects of sentence structure
- Negative constructions
- Conjunctions and discourse markers
- Word derivation
- Time expressions
- Forms of address
Undergraduate students of Italian. A-level students of Italian, adult self-learners.
Practising Italian Grammar - A Workbook - About the Author(s):
Alessia Bianchi, Clelia Boscolo and Stephen Harrison are all at the Department of Italian, University of Birmingham, UK