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Using Italian : a guide to contemporary usage

Author: J J Kinder; V M Savini
Publisher: Cambridge, UK : New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is a guide to Italian usage for students who have acquired the basics of the language and wish to extend their fluency and confidence. It gives special attention to those areas of vocabulary and grammar which cause most difficulty to English-speakers, and to questions of style and register.
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Kinder, J.J. (John J.).
Using Italian.
Cambridge, UK : New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2004
(DLC) 2003043945
(OCoLC)51800268
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: J J Kinder; V M Savini
ISBN: 9780511216824 0511216823 0511211457 9780511211454 0511213220 9780511213229 9780511840791 0511840799 1283329271 9781283329279
OCLC Number: 772458195
Description: 1 online resource (xix, 468 pages)
Contents: Varieties of language --
Misleading similarities --
Fields of meaning : synonyms --
Complex verbal expressions --
Affective suffixes --
Idioms, similes, and proverbs --
Personal names --
Geographical and astronomical names --
Abbreviations and acronyms --
Latin expressions and sayings --
Grammatical terms --
Numerals and telephone conventions --
Measurement --
Gender --
Number --
Pronouns --
Comparison --
Word order --
Negation --
Periphrases --
Verbs of movement --
Auxiliary verbs in compound tenses --
The passive --
Reflexives and impersonals --
Italian prepositions --
English prepositions --
Prepositional constructions with verbs and adjectives --
Use of tenses --
Sequence of tenses --
The subjunctive --
Conditional sentences --
Subordinate clauses --
Interjections --
Fillers --
Connector words and expressions.
Responsibility: J.J. Kinder and V.M. Savini.
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