Edexcel Italian Grammar for A Level

By Derek Aust & Mike Zollo
April 2008
Hodder Education
Distributed By Trans-Atlantic Publications
ISBN: 9780340968550
363 Pages, Illustrated, 6 1/8 x 9 1/8"
$62.50 Paper Original

Edexcel Italian Grammar for A Level is the comprehensive grammar reference textbook of choice for students studying for A level. Edexcel Italian Grammar for A Level takes a contemporary approach to language and gives plenty of practice with graded reinforcement exercises. Our contents grid aligns to the latest Edexcel GCE A Level specification, highlighting the language and grammatical structures you need for the AS and A2 exam.

Each chapter covers a specific grammatical point and is divided into three sections:
• Meccanismi provides clear explanations in English with examples in Italian.
• Mettetevi a punto! Includes graded reinforcement exercises to practice what has been explained, with a self-check answer key.
• Mettetevi in moto! offers a range of open-ended communicative activities to encourage and develop the creative use of language using the grammar points covered.

Table of Contents:

1 Grammar - what is it?
2 Nouns
3 Articles
4 Adjectives
5 Adverbs
6 The comparative of adjectives and adverbs
7 The superlative of adjectives and adverbs
8 Demonstatives
9 Possessives
10 Personal pronouns
11 Numerals
12 Measures and dimensions
13 The partitive article and other determiners
14 The present tense
15 The imperative
16 The perfect tense
17 The imperfect tense
18 Continuous tenses
19 The future tense
20 The conditional
21 The pluperfect and other compound tenses
22 The past definite tense
23 Past tenses contrasted
24 Reflexive verbs
25 The infinitive
26 Modal auxiliaries
27 The infinitive after prepositions
28 Vebs and their objects
29 Participles and the gerund
30 The passive
31 Impersonal verbs
32 The subjunctive - introduction
33 The subjunctive: influence
34 The subjunctive: emotional and mental reactions
35 The subjunctive: doubt, disbelief and possibility
36 The subjunctive: after conjunctions
37 The subjunctive: other main uses
38 Negatives
39 If...
40 How long for?
41 Prepositions
42 Relative pronouns
43 Questions - the interrogative
44 Exclamations
45 Direct and indirect speech
46 Times, days, dates
47 Prefixes and suffixes
48 Introduction to Italian vocabulary
49 Pronunciation and spelling
Key to exercises
Verb list

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