A Practical Grammar of Contemporary Italian
Author: Denise De Rome
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Soluzioni: A Practical Grammar of Contemporary Italian comprises an engaging reference grammar with related exercises in one volume. Using an appealing visual layout, Soluzioni explains the main topics of modern Italian grammar in clear and concise language. Real language examples and plenty of varied and imaginative exercises show how grammar works in practice. No prior knowledge of linguistic terminology is required. Features include: Tables and charts for easy navigation and at-a-glance comprehension Authentic material from Italian media and literature showing grammar in context Graded practice exercises with answers so learners can review their progress A comprehensive index at the back of the book Particular attention to areas of difficulty, with special sections in each chapters dedicated to clarifying problematic grammar points A free companion website at www.routledge.com/cw/rome offering a generous assortment of supplementary materials, including helpful appendices on spelling, pronunciation and Italian verbs, a glossary of grammatical terms, a full answer key to exercises, free interactive exercises and website links. This new and third edition has been fully revised and updated throughout and continues the accessible methodology and focus on contemporary usage that has madeSoluzioni the clearest and most comprehensive pedagogical grammar available on the market today. More attention has been paid to the link between grammar and communicative functions, and those between grammar, context and register, and there has been expanded coverage of key areas of difficulty such as tense usage, the subjunctive, word order, causative verbs and verbs of perception. In addition, there are many new exercises. The companion website has also been revised to offer more resources for both students and instructors. Suitable for class use and independent study, Soluzioni is the ideal grammar reference and practice resource for all learners of Italian, from beginners to advanced students. It is particularly suitable for fast track use in ab-initio courses at university and at colleges.