Über den Autor
Anna Proudfoot has taught Italian in higher, further and adult education in London, Oxford, Cambridge and the USA. She is Head of Italian at the Open University.
Introduction / How to use this book / Glossary of grammatical terms / Functional grammar / Asking for and giving personal information / Identifying people and things / Asking about availability / Talking about location / Stating choice and preference / Talking about the present / Talking about routine and habits / Talking about possibility and asking permission / Giving orders and instructions / Talking about possession / Talking about events and actions in the past / Describing the past / Talking about the future / Talking about wants and preferences / Describing processes and procedures / Talking about likes and dislikes / Asking and giving an opinion / Expressing obligation and need / Expressing emotions and uncertainty / Expressing wishes or polite requests / Expressing regrets / Expressing conditions / Key to the exercises / Reference grammar / Nouns with irregular plurals / Adjectives extra / Comparison / Pronouns / Indefinites / Quantity / Relative pronouns / Prepositions / Nega
Comprehensive and clear explanations of key grammar patterns and structures are reinforced and contextualized through authentic materials. You will not only learn how to construct grammar correctly, but when and where to use it so you sound natural and appropriate. Italian Grammar You Really Need to Know will help you gain the intuition you need to become a confident communicator in your new language.
With our interactive Discovery Method, you will master the rules of Italian grammar and unlock your language learning potential.