Learn Italian with a proven method designed for English speakers
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a self-study guide that helps you come prepared to Italian class
To show you how to get from an English structure to the equivalent Italian structure.
All the essentials
Straightforward lessons that focus more on the rules than the exceptions. Covers the grammar taught in beginning college courses.
Tips to help you learn Italian vocabulary and word forms, and to remember them.
one point per chapter
In each bite-sized lesson, authors Sergio Adorni and Karen Primorac explain one grammar concept and illustrates it with English and Italian examples.
Explained in English
To help you learn the grammar from the point of view of a language you already speak.
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Learn The Grammar Terms Your Textbook Assumes You Know
Learn of conjugation, gender, number, agreement so you’ll understand these terms that play an important role in Italian.
Learn how to get from an English structure to an equivalent Italian structure. Our examples will take you every step of the way.