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More practice to expand your Italian skills The Practice Makes Perfect series has helped thousands learn the basics of Italian, from vocabulary to prepositions, verbs, and beyond. Now this innovative series turns its attention to advanced students of Italian who have the foundation of good language skills and want to take their knowledge to the next level. To help you evolve your language skills, this book focuses on more sophisticated grammar topics that are essential to constructing longer, more complex sentences. They especially highlight more troublesome areas, such as the correct use of object pronouns.
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Immerse yourself in Italian readings and build your comprehension skills Using authentic texts from Italian-speaking culture, Practice Makes Perfect: Italian Reading and Comprehension enables you to enhance your vocabulary with new terms and expressions. Each unit features authentic Italian-language material--newspaper and magazine articles, websites, and more--giving you a real taste of how the language is used, as well as insights into the culture. Word lists and grammar sections specific to the readings support your learning along the way. Like all Practice Makes Perfect workbooks, you will get plenty of practice, practice, practice using your new skills and vocabulary. Whether you are learning on your own or taking an advanced beginning or intermediate Italian class, Practice Makes Perfect: Italian Reading and Comprehension will help you build your confidence in using your new language. Practice Makes Perfect: Italian Reading and Comprehension helps you: Polish your reading and comprehension abilities with numerous exercises Enrich your Italian vocabulary with hundreds of new words Learn about the intriguing and influential Italian-speaking culture
Build up your Italian grammar skills and communicate with ease The only way to boost your confidence in a second language is to practice, practice, practice. From the present tense of regular verbs to direct object pronouns, this comprehensive guide and workbook covers all aspects of Italian grammar that you need to master. Focusing on the practical aspects of Italian as it's really spoken, each unit of Practice Makes Perfect: Complete Italian Grammar features clear explanations, numerous realistic examples, and lots of engaging exercises. Practice Makes Perfect: Complete Italian Grammar makes mastering grammar easy with: Clear, down-to-earth, easy-to-follow explanations that make even the most complex principles easy to understand Example sentences that illustrate and clarify each grammatical point Dozens of exercises in formats suited to every learning style Practical and high-frequency vocabulary used throughout A detailed answer key for quick, easy progress checks With help from this book, you can effortlessly use: Possessive adjectives • Relative pronouns • Gerunds • Expressions of time • The passive and the impersonal Si * The subjunctive mood * Question words
Practice Makes Perfect helps you put your Italian vocabulary and grammar skills together! You may have all the vocabulary down pat and every grammar point nailed--but without the skill of knowing how to put these elements together, communicating in your second language would be nearly impossible. Practice Makes Perfect: Italian Sentence Builders picks up from where other grammar books leave off, showing you the variety of structures and how to combine them to make solid sentences. And like every Practice Makes Perfect title, these books feature crystal-clear explanations, numerous realistic examples, and dozens of opportunities to practice, practice, practice!
Build your Italian language skills and communicate with confidence Based on the successful approach of the Practice Makes Perfect series, this accessible guide offers a clear and engaging presentation of all aspects of Italian pronouns and prepositions. This updated edition provides clear explanations of the usage of these two essential elements of grammar along with practical examples illustrating and clarifying each point. You’ll find a variety of exercises for plenty of practice. An answer key at the back of the book offers immediate feedback. For added practice and study on-the-go, this edition features review quizzes via the exclusive McGraw-Hill Education Language Lab app. Audio recordings of the answer key for more than 100 exercises let you check your progress and your pronunciation skills. Practice Makes Perfect: Italian Pronouns and Prepositions will help you: •Learn the subtleties of how to use pronouns and prepositions •Build your language skills using more than 120 engaging exercises •Reinforce your knowledge with everyday examples covering a wide range of topics•Study on-the-go with audio recordings and review quizzes via the McGraw-Hill Education Language Lab app •Develop better pronunciation, and more