Learn Italian with a Italian Grammar Designed for English Speakers
“The conceptual and visual presentation of the material is simple and clear"
—Tom Conner, Professor of Modern Languages and Literatures, St. Norbert College
“The book itself is great! My Professoressa recommended it, and so do I"
“This book should be a mandatory addition to any language class.”
—Student review on Amazon
A Self-Study Italian Grammar That Helps You Come Prepared To Class
To show you how to get from an English to a Italian sentence structure.
All the essentials
Straightforward lessons that focus on the rules and not the exceptions. Covers the Italian grammar taught in beginning college courses.
Tips to help you learn common Italian verbs and word forms, and to remember them.
one point per chapter
In each bite-sized lesson, authors Sergio Adorni and Karen Primoracexplain one grammar rule and illustrate it with English and Italian examples.
Explained in English
To help you learn Italian grammar from the point of view of a language you already speak.
Check your understanding by completing the review questions.
Learn The Grammar Terms Your Textbook Assumes You Know
Learn terms used in English and Italian grammar such as conjugation, gender, number, and agreement—they play a minor role in English, but an important role in Italian.
Learn how to get from an English structure to an equivalent Italian sentence structure. Our examples will take you every step of the way.
Learn what are parts of speech so you can identify English and Italian nouns, verbs, adjectives, prepositions. This will help you choose the correct Italian equivalent to the English word.
Learn to identify the function of words used in English and Italian grammar so you can choose the correct Italian equivalent to the English word.
Learn what are English and Italian subjects, Italian direct and indirect objects.