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Sergio Adorni, Karen Primorac

English Grammar for Students of Italian:
The Study Guide for Those Learning Italian:

3rd ed.
ISBN: 978-0-934034-40-1
Pp. 159
$19.95

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Supplement your textbook with English Grammar for Students of Italian and learn the English grammatical terms your Italian textbook assumes you know.

You will learn: see the English Grammar for Students of Italian Table of Contents

Parts of speech — how to identify English and Italian nouns, verbs, adjectives, prepositions . . .

Question: Why learn parts of speech?

Answer to Why learn parts of speech?

So you’ll choose the correct Italian equivalent
of an English word.

Example: place is mettere if it’s a verb, but luogo if it’s a noun.

Functions of words — how to identify English and Italian subjects, direct and indirect objects . . .

Question: Why learn the functions of words?

Answer to Why learn the functions of words?

So you’ll choose the correct Italian equivalent
of an English word.

Example: him is lo if it’s a direct object, but gli if it’s an indirect object.

Grammatical terms — explanation of English and Italian tense, conjugation, gender, agreement . . .

Question: Why learn grammatical terms?

Answer to Why learn grammatical terms?

So you’ll understand these terms that play an
important role in Italian.

Example: "agreement" explains why small is piccola
if it describes a car, but piccolo if it describes a dog.

Step-by-step analysis of examples — how to get from an English structure to an equivalent Italian structure, see  Chapter 34 of the O&H Italian Study Guide

Question: Why offer a step-by-step analysis of examples?

Answer to Why offer a step-by-step analysis of examples?

So you’ll know how to get from an English structure
to an Italian structure.

Example: Here is the book I was talking about.
Ecco il libro di cui parlavo.
(word-for-word: here is the book about which I was speaking)