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Italian Temporal Expressions Exercise – Solutions Posted by on Feb 22, 2019

Here are the solutions to the grammar exercise which we published earlier this week. Serena: “I met Carla and Massimo at the market this morning. They came back from a holiday in Puglia the day before yesterday.” Geoff: “Why don’t we invite them over for dinner next week end? We haven’t seen them for a…

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Italian Temporal Expressions Exercise Posted by on Feb 19, 2019

Here’s an exercise based on our recent articles about temporal expressions. Fill in the gaps in the Italian paragraphs below using expressions from those two articles. You you can find them here: Italian Temporal Expressions – Part 1 Italian Temporal Expressions – Part 2 N.B. in some cases you will have more than one option…

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Using The Passato Prossimo – An Exercise Posted by on Jun 13, 2018

In my article Using The Passato Prossimo In Italian – Part 1 we looked at the basic rules for constructing the passato prossimo (present perfect). Here’s an exercise that will help you gauge your abilities. Fill in the gaps in the Italian sentences below. 1. A Trip to Rome Marco: Giovanni went to Rome last…

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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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Il Periodo Ipotetico – An Exercise Posted by on Sep 15, 2017

Here’s an exercise based on last week’s article il Periodo Ipotetico (conditional sentences). Fill in the gaps in the Italian sentences below. The answers are hidden at the bottom of the page. Buon Lavoro! 1. Periodo Ipotetico della Realtà N.B. The periodo ipotetico della realtà presents situations which are real or possible. For this reason…

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Transitive And Intransitive Verbs – A Quiz Posted by on Jul 14, 2017

A short while ago we published an article about Transitive And Intransitive Verbs. Here’s a quiz in which you have to choose which auxiliary verb to use, essere or avere, when transposing a sentence from the present tense into the present perfect (passato prossimo). How to complete the quiz: Below, you’ll find a series of…

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Il Congiuntivo Presente – An Exercise Posted by on May 10, 2017

Here’s an exercise to help you practice the use of the Italian present subjunctive. You can revise the conjugation of the present subjunctive in these two recent posts: Italian Present Subjunctive and Present Subjunctive of Irregular Verbs. At the end of each of these Italian sentences we’ve given the infinitive of the verb that needs…

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