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Italian Language Study Guides
Trying to learn Italian? Here you will find a collection of study guides and speaking tips designed to help you learn both conversational and formal Italian, whether you are taking this Romance language in a classroom setting or in a self-pace language learning course.
Now that we have gone over that passato prossimo and the imperfetto, let’s go over that last type of Italian past tense. Learn the third past tense in Italian: passato remoto.
Learn the second form of past tense in Italian, the imperfect form, which is used for past events that happened more than once. Includes how to conjugate regular verbs, irregular verbs, essere and avere in the Italian imperfect form.
Learn the first form of past tense in Italian, passato prossimo, which is used for events that happened once. Learn the formation of the Italian passato prossimo for both regular and irregular verbs. Also learn when essere or avere should be used.
When studying Italian, we need to use prepositions when forming a sentence. Learn the different basic prepositions in Italian, including combined prepositions.
Learn the different question words in Italian: there are different words for who and how, why and what, how many and where. We show which words to use for what questions, and differences in formation of the questions.
The Italian language has two sets of numbers: the numbers for counting and money, called cardinal numbers, and the numbers for first, second, etc, called ordinal numbers. Learn how to pronounce these different Italian numbers, form them and use them.
Studying Italian grammar? The Italian language has different definite articles (the) and indefinite articles (a) for masculine and feminine nouns, and there are several for each gender based on what letter the word starts with. Learn the different definite and indefinite articles in Italian.
Italian has masculine and feminine nouns like other Romance languages. Learn how to identify the different gender endings and how to make regular Italian nouns plural.
Are you studying the Italian present tense? Learn how to conjugate Italian verbs in the present indicative tense. Explains regular verb conjugation, irregular verb conjugation, as well as conjugating the verbs essere and avere.
Learning to discuss the seasons and the weather in Italian is a good idea if you plan to visit Italy. Knowing the words and phrases for weather and seasons will give you something to discuss with people, and will also help you to understand weather forecasts (important if you plan to tour outdoors!)
In Italian, words can be either masculine or feminine, grammatically speaking. Learn how to tell them apart and how to use them with the equivalent of “a” and “an” in English.
It would be almost a sacrilege to learn Italian without learning about the Italian Renaissance. Here is the vocabulary to let you describe this epoch in Western Art in its own language.
A Bright Hub Education writer reviews the Italian version of Rosetta Stone Online, available–for a cost–from any computer with an Internet connection.
A brief look at Italian Subject Pronouns. We discuss the Italian subject pronouns for both formal and informal use, and when the pronouns can be left out of speech, because they are implicitly understood.
You booked your flight to Italy but you do not know how to speak Italian. What kind of situations might you come into and what phrases can help you out?
The Italian language has evolved over the years and was not even a written language until the 10th century. Although the Tuscan dialect has become the official language of Italy, there are still many who speak their own regional dialects.