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Tongue-Tied? – Keep It Simple! Posted by on Aug 3, 2018

What student of Italian doesn’t dream of being able to pour forth impressive grammatically correct sentences, or hold fluent, colloquial discourses with the ‘natives’? But running before you can walk is quite likely to reduce you to a bumbling troglodyte! Oh, the amazing conversations that I had in my head when I was learning Italian…

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Italian Modal Verbs Quiz – The Solutions Posted by on Jun 14, 2016

WOW! well done everyone who had a go at our Modal Verbs Quiz, including those of you who are too shy to post your answers … yes, we know you’re out there. So, let’s see how you got on shall we? Here are the solutions: A. dovere = to have to relevant articles: I Must…

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Italian Modal Verbs – A Quiz Posted by on Jun 10, 2016

Here’s an opportunity to test your understanding of the Italian modal verbs dovere, potere, and volere. You’ll find all the information you need to complete this quiz in my recent series of articles on the topic. Links are given at the beginning of each section. Have fun, and please post your answers in the comments…

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I Would Have Liked To Study Italian Posted by on Jun 7, 2016

Here we are at the end of our series on the modal verbs. Today we’ll be looking at the conjugations and use of the verb volere in the combined tenses. As with the other two verbs that we’ve looked at in this series, dovere and potere, the choice of whether to use the auxiliary verb…

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I Want To Study Italian Posted by on Jun 3, 2016

Here’s the penultimate article in my series on modal verbs. Today we’ll be taking a look at volere (to want) exploring its conjugations through practical examples of its usage. Here are the links to my previous articles in this series: I Could Study Italian I Could Have Studied Italian I Must Study Italian I Should…

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