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The Italian Article – An Exercise. Posted by on Jan 26, 2018

Here’s a nice little exercise based on my two recent blogs about the Italian article. Buon divertimento! (have fun!) Complete the Italian version of the text below by inserting the missing articles. You may want to refer to the following blogs for guidance: How To Use The Italian Definite Article The Italian Indefinite Article N.B…

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How To Use The Italian Definite Article Posted by on Jan 15, 2018

Whereas English has only one definite article (the), in Italian we have six! As a new learner, this can be difficult to get to grips with, and can continue to be a problem even for more advanced learners. Let’s begin by breaking down the articolo determinativo (definite article) into its two main categories: masculine and…

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The Italian Adjective Bello Posted by on Jan 9, 2017

In today’s exercise, we’re going to focus on the aggettivo ‘bello’ (adjective ‘beautiful, nice‘). As with the preposizioni articolate, the Italian adjective bello models its ending on the definite articles il, lo, la, i, gli, and le (the) when followed by a noun (see links to articles about the preposizioni articolate at the end of…

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Combining Prepositions With Articles – Part 5. Posted by on Dec 14, 2016

In today’s exercise, we’re going to focus on combining the Italian definite articles il, lo, la, i, gli, and le (the) with the preposition ‘su‘ (on, in, about). We’ll begin by reviewing how we construct these preposizioni articolate (preposition/article combinations). This will be followed by an exercise that requires you to fill in the blanks…

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Combining Prepositions With Articles – Part 4. Posted by on Dec 6, 2016

In today’s exercise, we’re going to focus on combining the Italian definite articles il, lo, la, i, gli, and le (the) with the preposition ‘ in‘ (in, to). We’ll begin by reviewing how we construct these preposizioni articolate (preposition/article combinations). This will be followed by an exercise that requires you to fill in the blanks…

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Combining Prepositions With Articles – Part 3. Posted by on Nov 30, 2016

In today’s exercise, we’re going to focus on combining the Italian definite articles il, lo, la, i, gli, and le (the) with the preposition ‘da‘ (from, to, by, since). We’ll begin by reviewing how we construct these preposizioni articolate (preposition/article combinations). This will be followed by an exercise that requires you to fill in the…

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Italian Articles Exercise Posted by on Nov 7, 2016

il lo la i gli le …. sounds rather like the ritornello (chorus) of a children’s rhyme doesn’t it. In fact it’s a list of the six Italian definite articles, all of which mean ‘the’. Let’s revise how each of them is used, then we’ll have a go at an exercise to be sure that…

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