Adjective Position

Italian adjective positionItalian adjectives may be found before or after the nouns they modify, depending on various factors. Generally speaking, descriptive adjectives follow nouns, while limiting adjectives precede nouns.

   

   

Adverbs of Manner

Italian adverbs of mannerAdverbs of manner express how the action of a verb occurs. In English, the vast majority of adverbs of manner end in -ly, whereas in Italian, they mostly end in -mente. They are usually created from adjectives.

   

   

   

   

Articulated Prepositions

Italian contracted articlesArticulated prepositions are the contractions of certain Italian prepositions with definite articles. In English, contractions like "I’m" and "won’t" are optional and indicate informality. In Italian, however, preposizioni articolate are required, regardless of the register you’re speaking or writing in.

   

Chores

Italian chores
No one likes to do them, but everyone has to. Learn how to talk about common household chores in Italian.

   

Demonstrative Adjectives

Italian demonstrative adjectivesDemonstrative adjectives (this, that) are used to indicate a specific noun or nouns. In Italian, they must agree with the noun(s) in number and sometimes gender: questo, quella, quei ….

   

Dovere – must, to have to

Dovere - must, to have toDovere is a very common Italian verb with irregular conjugations and an unusual relationship to some of its English equivalents. It has several meanings related to obligation, supposition, and expectation.