This new edition of the Modern Italian Grammar is an innovative reference guide to Italian, combining traditional and function-based grammar in a single volume. With a strong emphasis on contemporary usage, all grammar points and functions are richly illustrated with examples.
Implementing feedback from users of the first edition, this text includes clearer explanations, as well as a greater emphasis on areas of particular difficulty for learners of Italian. Divided into two sections, the book covers:traditional grammatical categories such as word order, nouns, verbs and adjectiveslanguage functions and notions such as giving and seeking information, describing processes and results, and expressing likes, dislikes and preferences.
This is the ideal reference grammar for learners of Italian at all levels, from beginner to advanced. No prior knowledge of grammatical terminology is needed and a glossary of grammatical terms is provided. This Grammar is complemented by the Modern Italian Grammar Workbook Second Edition which features related exercises and activities.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Number of pages: 378
Weight: 862 g
Dimensions: 248 x 171 mm
Edition: 3rd New edition
Praise for Routledge Modern Grammars -
`The entire series is outstanding. Why? Because it's totally practical without getting stuck in grammatical obscurities. It reflects the actual, contemporary use of the language as it is used by ordinary, educated speakers.' - Harold Goodman, author of the Michel Thomas courses
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