Italian Grammar Drills

Author: Paola Nanni-Tate

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071789685

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 400

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Sharpen your ITALIAN grammar with skill-building exercises If you want to be proficient in Italian, you have to master its grammar. The best way to perfect your grammar skills is through drills, drills, and more drills. Covering all facets of Italian grammar--from prepositions and pronouns to verbal forms and tenses--Italian Grammar Drills helps you learn often-perplexing topics through hands-on experience. This comprehensive book features: More than 200 exercises that demonstrate how the Italian grammar system works Authentic examples that illustrate correct grammar usage A thorough review section, new to this edition An answer key to give you immediate clarification on any concept Topics include: Adjectives and adverbs * Comparatives and superlatives * Present tense versus past tense * Prepositions * Passive voice * Verbal expressions and constructions * and more
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French Grammar Drills

Author: Eliane Kurbegov

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071789502

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 320

View: 4939

Sharpen your FRENCH grammar with skill-building exercises If you want to be proficient in French, you eventually have to master its grammar. The best way to perfect your grammar skills is through drills, drills, and more drills. Covering all facets of French grammar--from prepositions and pronouns to verbal forms and tenses--French Grammar Drills helps you learn often-perplexing topics through hands-on experience. This edition features: More than 175 exercises that demonstrate how the French grammar system works Authentic examples that illustrate correct grammar usage A new review section to reinforce your learning An answer key to give you immediate clarification on any concept Topics include: Indefinite and definite articles * Demonstrative adjectives * Possessive pronouns * Conjunctions * Imparfait and passe compose * Verbal expressions and idioms * and more
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Italian Verb Drills, Fourth Edition

Author: Paola Nanni-Tate

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

ISBN: 9781260010640

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 192

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Get on the Fast Track to Mastering the Italian Verb System! Confident use of verbs is an essential foundation for learning Italian. Italian Verb Drills will help you lay this foundation through clear explanations and rigorous practice. You language skills will be strengthened as you become more fluent in your use of the correct tenses and verb forms. Inside you’ll find: ● Numerous examples that demonstrate how the Italian verb system works ● Review and mastery exercises to reinforce your learning ● An answer key to give you clear explanations on every concept Italian Verb Drills is the bestselling source of practice that you can use either in conjunction with a course or as a self-learning tool. You’ll become less intimidated by verb conjugation and, instead, more confident in your Italian writing and speaking skills.
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Practice Makes Perfect Italian Verb Tenses, 2nd Edition

Author: Paola Nanni-Tate

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071804498

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 304

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Go beyond conjugation and learn the right verb tenses for speaking and writing in Italian If you are looking for help memorizing Italian verb conjugations, then any Italian verb book will do. But if you are interested in becoming fluent, you'll need to learn how these language building blocks are used in everyday speech and writing. That's where Practice Makes Perfect: Italian Verb Tenses comes in. The ideal reference/workbook for beginning to intermediate Italian-language learners, Practice Makes Perfect: Italian Verb Tenses shows you when and why to use certain verb tenses and gives you plenty of examples, increasing your confidence in choosing the right word. Practice Makes Perfect: Italian Verb Tenses lets you: Learn when and why to use different verb tenses Reinforce your knowledge with everyday examples covering a wide range of topics Build your verb skills using more than 250 engaging exercises With numerous skill-building exercises, comprehensive verb conjugation tables, and the proven Practice Makes Perfect format, you will learn to speak and write in Italian fluently in no time at all.
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A Reference Grammar of Modern Italian

Author: Professor Martin Maiden,Dr Cecilia Robustelli,Martin Maiden,Cecilia Robustelli

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1444116789

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 512

View: 1506

This Italian reference grammar provides students, teachers and others interested in the Italian language with a comprehensive, accessible and jargon-free guide to the forms and structure of Italian. Whatever their level of knowledge of the language, learners of Italian will find this book indispensable: it gives clear and detailed explanations of everything from the most elementary facts such as the relation between spelling and pronunciation, or the forms of the article, to more advanced points such as the various nuances of the subjunctive. Formal or archaic discourse is distinguished from informal, everyday usage, and regionalisms are also indicated where appropriate. The authors have taken care to make it an easy and illuminating reference tool: extensive cross-referencing enables readers to quickly find the information they require, and also stimulates them to discover new, related facts.
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McGraw-Hill Education Advanced Spanish Grammar

Author: Luis Aragones,Ramon Palencia

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071839003

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 304

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What you need to know to master advanced Spanish grammar McGraw-Hill Education: Advanced Spanish Grammar guides you through this often-difficult subject, clearly explaining complex grammar ideas and giving you the practice you need to reach your language goals. Written in clear, accessible Spanish, each chapter introduces one grammar topic followed by skill-building exercises, allowing you to learn and study at your own pace. At the end of this workbook, you will have mastered grammar areas such as gender, articles, adjectives, possessives, and verb tenses and will have gained the ultimate confidence in your Spanish grammar skills. Features: 106 units, each presenting one topic in a bite-sized, two-page format More than 400 exercises that give you real confidence in your new language skills A comprehensive grammar glossary highlighting essential concepts A bilingual glossary featuring hundreds of terms for quick reference Numerous illustrations and usage examples showing Spanish grammar in context Luis Aragones and Ramon Palencia are Spanish-language learning experts. Grupo SM is the third-largest educational publisher in the Spanish-speaking world. McGraw-Hill Education: Advanced Spanish Grammar is the third book in a three-part series. McGraw-Hill Education: Beginning Spanish Grammar and McGraw-Hill Education: Intermediate Spanish Grammar are also available for less experienced Spanish-language learners.
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Easy Italian Step-by-Step

Author: Paola Nanni-Tate

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071642226

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 336

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Learn Italian step-by-step and soon you'll be making leaps and bounds Your quickest route to learning Italian is through a solid grounding in grammar basics. Now don't be put off by the "G-word." What you won't find in this book is a lot of repetitive drills. Instead, you get an original, step-by-step approach to learning Italian based on the way people naturally acquire language. From the very beginning, you are introduced to the most essential structures--allowing you to communicate in Italian almost immediately. Gradually, through a series of interconnected "steps," you logically progress to more common concepts that govern how Italian is spoken and written. And along the way you are introduced to hundreds of carefully selected verbs and vocabulary words presented on the basis of how often they are used in everyday Italian. Guaranteed to get you quickly up and running with the knowledge and skills you need to communicate in Italian with confidence, Easy Italian Step-by-Step features: A unique "building-block" approach to mastering essential grammar, verbs, and vocabulary Down-to-earth explanations of important rules and concepts Hundreds of frequently used verbs and key terms a beginner should know Exercises to test what you've learned and measure progress Engaging readings that help you hone your skills in everyday contexts
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Advanced Italian Step-by-Step

Author: Paola Nanni-Tate

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071837191

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 320

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Take your Italian to the next level using the groundbreaking, proven-effective "building block" approach to proficiency Advanced Italian Step-by-Step begins with a quick review of the key grammar basics and then moves on to more advanced topics you need for true mastery of the language. It introduces you to hundreds of new vocabulary words--all reinforced with readings that put the new terms in everyday context. Leads you through a unique "building block" approach to mastering advanced grammar Down-to-earth explanations of essential rules and concepts Key verbs and vocabulary Numerous exercises that enable you to chart your progress Engaging readings that help you hone your skills in everyday contexts
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Beginner's Sicilian

Author: Joseph Privitera

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780781806404

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 159

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This guide brings the Sicilian language to life with a detailed pronunciation guide and important vocabulary and grammar lessons. It also includes practical advice about public transportation, food and drink, festivals, nightlife, money and accommodations.
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The Ultimate Spanish Verb Review and Practice, Second Edition

Author: Ronni Gordon,David Stillman

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 007179784X

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 352

View: 332

Master the essential building blocks of Spanish-language fluency with facilidad The Ultimate Spanish Verb Review and Practice is your key to acquiring enhanced skills on the road to Spanish fluency. More than just another Spanish verb guide, it provides you with a concise review of verb forms and extensive practice in using verbs in context. With this knowledge in your tool kit, you will be able to construct authentic Spanish sentences with increased confidence. As you work through a series of increasingly demanding exercises, you’ll quickly build your mastery of the Spanish sentence--from simple subject-plus-verb sentences to more sophisticated ones, including conditional and compound sentences. This second edition is enhanced with new review exercises, accompanied by online audio available free on McGraw-Hill's unique Audio Study Player. These bonus elements help build your confidence in using Spanish verbs effectively in key sentence structures. The ideal resource for advanced beginners through advanced learners of Spanish, The Ultimate Spanish Verb Review and Practice gives you: Numerous examples of how Spanish verbs and sentence structures work in everyday language Exercises in a variety of formats, including sentence completion, sentence building, dialogue writing, translation, verb-form replacement, and more Hundreds of verbs listed in both structural and semantic groupings Up-to-the-minute coverage of contemporary Spanish, including computer and technology verbs Dozens of clear, concise, at-a-glance charts and tables
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Side-By-Side Spanish and English Grammar, 3rd Edition

Author: Edith Farrell,C. Frederick Farrell

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 007178862X

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 192

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A simple approach for learning Spanish grammar by comparing it to your first language, English! Side-by-Side Spanish and English Grammar present explanations of the essential elements of Spanish grammar alongside their English-language equivalents. This method allows you to build on what you already know; not only do you learn Spanish grammar but also enjoy the added benefit of strengthening your grammar skills in your native tongue! Each lesson clearly explains functions and uses of the different parts of speech and includes abundant examples for each entry. Because the vocabulary is limited to frequently used words, you can concentrate more on a sentence's structure instead of becoming tangled in its meaning. A "Quick Check" section summarizes main ideas in each section and helps you retain the most important information. This third edition features a new exercise section to further reinforce what you have learned.
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French Verb Drills

Author: R. De Roussy De Sales

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies

ISBN: 9780844210292

Category: French language

Page: 150

View: 6083

Advanced Presents French verbs clearly and methodically, following the normal progression of most basic texts.
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Complete Catalan Beginner to Intermediate Course

Learn to read, write, speak and understand a new language with Teach Yourself

Author: Alan Yates,Anna Poch

Publisher: Teach Yourself

ISBN: 1444133837

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 320

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- You can purchase the book and double CD as a pack (ISBN: 9781444105650) - The double CD is also sold separately (ISBN: 9781444105667) (copy and paste the ISBN number into the search bar to find these products) Are you looking for a complete course in Catalan which takes you effortlessly from beginner to confident speaker? Whether you are starting from scratch, or are just out of practice, Complete Catalan will guarantee success! Now fully updated to make your language learning experience fun and interactive. You can still rely on the benefits of a top language teacher and our years of teaching experience, but now with added learning features within the course and online. The course is structured in thematic units and the emphasis is placed on communication, so that you effortlessly progress from introducing yourself and dealing with everyday situations, to using the phone and talking about work. By the end of this course, you will be at Level B2 of the Common European Framework for Languages: Can interact with a degree of fluency and spontaneity that makes regular interaction with native speakers quite possible without strain for either party. Learn effortlessly with a new easy-to-read page design and interactive features: NOT GOT MUCH TIME? One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started. AUTHOR INSIGHTS Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience. GRAMMAR TIPS Easy-to-follow building blocks to give you a clear understanding. USEFUL VOCABULARY Easy to find and learn, to build a solid foundation for speaking. DIALOGUES Read and listen to everyday dialogues to help you speak and understand fast. PRONUNCIATION Don't sound like a tourist! Perfect your pronunciation before you go. TEST YOURSELF Tests in the book and online to keep track of your progress. EXTEND YOUR KNOWLEDGE Extra online articles at: www.teachyourself.com to give you a richer understanding of the culture and history of Catalonia. TRY THIS Innovative exercises illustrate what you've learnt and how to use it.
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German Vocabulary Drills

Author: David Stillman,Daniele Godor,Ronni Gordon

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071826157

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 272

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What you need to build your German lexicon as well as your confidence in communicating in the language German Vocabulary Drills provides a thematic approach by presenting clusters of essential terms. These terms are reinforced by a variety of written exercises, from fill-in the blank to translations to matching games. In addition, unlike other vocabulary titles on the market, a companion flashcard app also incorporates the key vocabulary for study and practice on-the-go. Features: Clear presentation of more than 2,250 essential vocabulary terms More than 100 written exercises Access to a FREE companion flashcard app
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Perfect Phrases for ESL Conversation Skills

With 2,100 Phrases

Author: Diane Engelhardt

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071774076

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 256

View: 4226

Use just the right phrases and master the art of conversation like a native speaker of English How do you share an experience from your home country? What should you say to start a conversation? How do you offer someone your advice? This handy reference will help you navigate social and business situations, with hundreds of ready-to-use English phrases that will help you converse with friends, collaborate with co-workers, and engage those around you. Inside find examples of Perfect Phrases for . . . Introductions - Let me introduce myself. Invitations - How about going to dinner on Friday? Decisions - What are our options? Disbelief - You're pulling my leg! Gifts - That's very thoughtful of you.
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Practice Makes Perfect Italian Sentence Builder

Author: Paola Nanni-Tate

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071600361

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 176

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Practice Makes Perfect helps you put your Italian vocabulary and grammar skills together! You may have all the vocabulary down pat and every grammar point nailed--but without the skill of knowing how to put these elements together, communicating in your second language would be nearly impossible. Practice Makes Perfect: Italian Sentence Builders picks up from where other grammar books leave off, showing you the variety of structures and how to combine them to make solid sentences. And like every Practice Makes Perfect title, these books feature crystal-clear explanations, numerous realistic examples, and dozens of opportunities to practice, practice, practice!
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Easy Spanish Step-By-Step

Author: Barbara Bregstein

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071483179

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 320

View: 4221

A proven grammar-based approach that gets you communicating in Spanish with confidence, right away Easy Spanish Step by Step proves that a solid grounding in grammar basics is the key to mastering a second language. Grammatical rules and concepts are clearly explained in order of importance, and more than 300 verbs and key terms are introduced on the basis of frequency. Numerous exercises and engaging readings help learners quickly build their Spanish speaking and comprehension prowess.
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English Verb Drills

Author: Ed Swick

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071608710

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 192

View: 3420

Your shortest route to mastering verb conjugations One of the greatest challenges in learning a language is mastering verb conjugations. English Verb Drills makes it easier than ever for you to meet that challenge. It allows you to focus exclusively on building your mastery of verbs without being distracted by other elements of grammar. Combining the features of a workbook and reference manual, this book clearly and systematically explains how the verb system works while providing more than 150 drills for practice. Using this unique title, you will build the confidence you need to use verbs correctly and to be comfortable expressing yourself in speech and writing.
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How to Fix a Broken Heart

Author: Guy Winch

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1501120131

Category: Psychology

Page: 128

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Imagine if we treated broken hearts with the same respect and concern we have for broken arms? Psychologist Guy Winch urges us to rethink the way we deal with emotional pain, offering warm, wise, and witty advice for the broken-hearted. Real heartbreak is unmistakable. We think of nothing else. We feel nothing else. We care about nothing else. Yet while we wouldn’t expect someone to return to daily activities immediately after suffering a broken limb, heartbroken people are expected to function normally in their lives, despite the emotional pain they feel. Now psychologist Guy Winch imagines how different things would be if we paid more attention to this unique emotion—if only we can understand how heartbreak works, we can begin to fix it. Through compelling research and new scientific studies, Winch reveals how and why heartbreak impacts our brain and our behavior in dramatic and unexpected ways, regardless of our age. Emotional pain lowers our ability to reason, to think creatively, to problem solve, and to function at our best. In How to Fix a Broken Heart he focuses on two types of emotional pain—romantic heartbreak and the heartbreak that results from the loss of a cherished pet. These experiences are both accompanied by severe grief responses, yet they are not deemed as important as, for example, a formal divorce or the loss of a close relative. As a result, we are often deprived of the recognition, support, and compassion afforded to those whose heartbreak is considered more significant. Our heart might be broken, but we do not have to break with it. Winch reveals that recovering from heartbreak always starts with a decision, a determination to move on when our mind is fighting to keep us stuck. We can take control of our lives and our minds and put ourselves on the path to healing. Winch offers a toolkit on how to handle and cope with a broken heart and how to, eventually, move on.
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Side by Side Chinese and English Grammar

Author: Feng-hsi Liu,Rongrong Liao,Xiaozhou Wu,C. Frederick Farrell

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071797076

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 160

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Learn and review Chinese grammar at a glance Of all the obstacles you face while learning a new language, grammar is one of the toughest. But now there's a way to learn the subtleties of grammar without all the headaches. Side by Side Chinese & English Grammar is the perfect tool to help you understand the similarities and differences between English and Chinese grammar. By learning Chinese grammar through comparisons to your native English language, you are able to build on what you already know. You will be better able to understand and remember Chinese grammar while writing, speaking, and being tested on Chinese usage. This innovative grammar guide includes: Clear and comprehensive introductions to the parts of speech, explaining their functions and answering common questions about them Quick Check sections that summarize main ideas Appendices that identify possible grammar trouble spots, such as measure words and individual classifiers Numerous verb charts with side-by-side Chinese and English translations for easy understanding of each tense's meaning An exercise section with answer key to test and review your knowledge Side by Side Chinese & English Grammar gives you a firm grasp of the structure of both languages and sets the stage for true language mastery.
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