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Learn Italian Idiomatic Expressions Everyday Phrases Proverbs Italian Idioms Phrases 1

Author : Linda Wentworth
Genre : Foreign Language Study
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Learn Italian fast: Impara l'Italiano velocemente As you may already know, Italian is far from being an easy-to-learn language. The best way to try to master Italian is to learn by heart its most popular idiomatic expressions. In this book, you will find the corresponding English version below every Italian Modo di dire, plus a couple of ready-to-use examples to help you catch its full meaning. Learn 300 Italian idioms, everyday phrases & proverbs, and enjoy comparing them with their English counterparts.

Idiomatic Constructions In Italian

Author : Simonetta Vietri
ISBN : 9789027269300
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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This study is devoted to the analysis of Italian idioms with either ordinary or support verbs (also called light verbs). The research focuses on the exhaustive description of idioms, and is based on their systematic classification according to the principles of the Lexicon-Grammar methodology developed by Maurice Gross (1975, 1979 and further). A thorough examination of the literature shows strong disagreement on the acceptability of some idiomatic constructions. For this reason, the Web was used as a corpus to verify judgments on the supposed ungrammatical constructions. This approach showed that idiomatic constructions which have always been considered ungrammatical are instead perfectly acceptable if contextualized. The results obtained include the following: passive is not a "special case" when it concerns idioms, and idiomatic constructions show the same complexity as non-idiomatic constructions.

Italian Idioms And Proverbs

Author : Gaetano Massa
ISBN : UCAL:B3142513
Genre : Italian language
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Italian Composition With Notes And A Copious Selection Of Italian Idioms And Familiar Phrases

Author : Carlo Scotti
ISBN : NYPL:33433075921654
Genre : Italian language
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The Emergent Patterns Of Italian Idioms

Author : Enrico Torre
ISBN : OCLC:1064539375
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Exercises In Idiomatic Italian

Author : Maria Francesca Rossetti
ISBN : 9781108073318
Genre : Education
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This innovative aid to the study of Italian was published in 1867 by Maria Francesca Rossetti (1827-76), the older sister of Dante Gabriel, William Michael and Christina. A scholar and teacher of Italian, she was later to publish A Shadow of Dante, a guide to the Divine Comedy, also reissued in the Cambridge Library Collection. Her purpose here, as she explains in her preface, is to demonstrate idiomatic Italian usage by providing short passages translated very literally into English, so that the 'unnatural' English phraseology demonstrates the correct Italian construction. The passages are to be translated back into Italian, with the help of some supplied vocabulary and an opening chapter which elucidates some of the more difficult aspects of Italian grammar, often by comparing Italian with French usage. The technique had long been used for Latin and Greek prose composition, but was innovatory for modern languages.

A Dictionary Of Colorful Italian Idioms

Author : Carla Pekelis
ISBN : UOM:39015002993478
Genre : Italian language
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Veneroni S Complete Italian Grammar

Author : P. L. Rosteri
ISBN : OXFORD:591008949
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Author : Cristina Cacciari
ISBN : 9781317782636
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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"The book draws on a lot of research, is friendly to the reader, and will be of good value to teachers." Paul Nation, Victoria University of Wellington, Australia This comprehensive, up-to-date, and accessible text on idiom use, learning, and teaching approaches the topic with a balance of sound theory and extensive research in cognitive linguistics, psycholinguistics, corpus linguistics, and sociolinguistics combined with informed teaching practices. Idioms is organized in three parts: Part I includes discussion of idiom definition, classification, usage patterns, and functions. Part II investigates the process involved in the comprehension of idioms and the factors that influence individuals’ understanding and use of idioms in both L1 and L2. Part III explores idiom acquisition and the teaching and learning of idioms, focusing especially on the strategies and techniques used to help students learn idioms. To assist the reader in grasping the key issues, study questions are provided at the end of each chapter. The text also includes a glossary of special terms and an annotated list of selective idiom reference books and student textbooks. Idioms is designed to serve either as a textbook for ESL/applied linguistics teacher education courses or as a reference book. No matter how the book is used, it will equip an ESL/applied linguistics students and professionals with a solid understanding of various issues related to idioms and the learning of them.

Intermediate Italian For Dummies

Author : Daniela Gobetti
ISBN : 0470411260
Genre : Foreign Language Study
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Take your Italian skills to the next level the fun and easy way with Intermediate Italian For Dummies! This practical, easy-to-follow guide will help you to be more fluent and comfortable in your Italian writing. You’ll learn key concepts, practice what you’ve learned, and check your answers. With the exercises and lessons featured in this book, you will be able master written communication in Italian. You’ll quickly understand the basics of Italian grammar and pick up on the nuances of this romantic language. You’ll learn how to conjugate verbs, navigate tenses, and feel comfortable with gendered words. Say and spell words correctly, and no one will be able to tell that you’re not a native Italian. You’ll discover the basics of ordering words, answering questions, and forming complete sentences. You’ll be able to master parts of speech and apply articles as needed. Find out how to: Navigate grammar, language nuances, and verb tenses Conjugate verbs and understand the basics of gender Say and spell words correctly Order words correctly Answer questions and form complete sentences Use articles where necessary Understand the various parts of speech Write and speak Italian like a native Complete with lists of ten facts to remember about Italian grammar and ten subtle terminology distinctions, Intermediate Italian For Dummies is your one-stop guide to taking your Italian skills to the next level and improving upon what you already know about this widely spoken language.

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