The MSC Italian Grammar is aimed at adult learners,
whether learning at home or on Adult/Karl her Education or
non-specialist Higher Education language courses. It Is also ideal
lor GCSE sludents.
H is a practical reference book which sets out to make Italian
grammar accessible to English-speaking learners, arid it is the
perfect complement to any course book. The emphasis is on dear and
concise explanation of the co:e structures of Italian, illustrated by
examples using currem, everyday language.
It is not necessary to have detailed formal
knowledge ot English grammar to use this book, since the use of
technical grammatical ter ms has been restricted to those v.-hic'i
iire esscr lial. there is also a glossary to help daril) ihese terms.
The hook is designed to allow easy and rapid consultation, H
• a list of contents - et quick way to find the
section or sub-section you want;
• a glossary of grammatical terms;
■ grammar explanations clearly laid out in
numbered sections and subsections. The first halt of the book covers
nouns, articles, adjectives, adverbs, pronouns and prepositions. The
second half focuses on verbs; Their Formation, use and irregular
• verb tables - the patterns for regular verbs
and for commonly used irregular verbs;
• a comprehensive, easy-to-use index, which
lists key words in Italian and English as well as grammatical terms.