Il vero italiano: Your Guide To Speaking "Real" Italian

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Keith A Preble, Aug 4, 2014 - Foreign Language Study - 244 pages

This guide to speaking “real” Italian will examine 9 integral parts of speech in Italian: verb, nouns, the article, adverbs, adjectives, pronouns, prepositions, conjunctions and interjections. There is also a chapter on idioms (modi di dire). 

Each chapter (for a total of 10) features a grammatical overview of the part of speech and then takes a look at some important words and phrases related to that part of speech. Based on the popular blog, Parola del Giorno, this book features easy to follow explanations on some complex grammar topics while helping you learn new words and phrases and providing a thorough and complete explanation of how Italian language is really used. This book is best suited for intermediate and advanced students. 


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Verbs Verbi
Using the CorrectAuxiliary
No Future In Time
Article Articolo
Adjectives Aettivi
Comparisons of Inequality
Placement of Adjectives 116
Pronoun Placement 151

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About the author (2014)

Keith Preble lived in Rome for almost three years while he completed his Master of Arts in Government and Politics at St. John's University (2014). He began his undergraduate work at Clark University (Worcester, MA) and received his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Melbourne (2003).

Francesco Rossi is a native Italian from the city of Palermo (Sicily). He is currently pursuing his Bachelor’s degree in music composition at the Conservatorio Vincenzo Bellini in Palermo, Sicily.. He received his music diploma in piano performance in 2011. 

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