On this page you’ll find Italian grammar lessons, organised by level. You can print the material by clicking on the “Share” button at the bottom of the page.
Level A1- Beginner
Beginners need to focus as much as possible on the conjugation of verbs. If you don’t set aside some time to study this vital aspect you’ll find it difficult to say or understand very much at all!
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Level A2- Pre-Intermediate
At this stage of your learning, grammar lessons focus especially on the use of Italian verbs: main past tenses, the imperative form, the conditional form and the use of direct pronouns.
Altri verbi irregolari – Examples of other irregular verbs
Verbi pronominali FARCELA and ANDARSENE
Transitive and intransitive uses of a verb
Aggettivi e Avverbi – Some frequent adjectives and adverbs
Congiuntivo presente – Subjunctive
Verbi modali al passato prossimo – modal verbs in the passato prossimo
Level B1 – Intermediate
This is where the grammar becomes a bit more complicated. You are going to focus on ‘congiuntivo’, which is generally one of the toughest grammar topics for students of Italian as second language.
Uso di “prima di…” – Use of “prima di…”
Periodo ipotetico della possibilità – Conditional clause, part 1
Periodo ipotetico dell’impossibilità – Conditional clause, part 2
La forma impersonale con essere – impersonal form with verb ‘essere’
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Level B2 – Intermediate
Here you will find more detailed explanations on topics you have already studied. Adjectives will also be explained in more depth.
Avverbi e congiunzioni con valore di connettori – adverbs and conjunction used as ‘linkers’
La costruzione scissa
La forma passiva
La forma diminutiva e accrescitiva
Gli aggettivi determinativi e relazionali
Level C1 – Advanced
This section contains grammar topics of an advanced level. The main focus lies upon the non-finite forms of verbs (gerundio, participio and infinito), adverb phrases, difficult words and new constructions.
Piuttosto che – Rather than
Quando usare “non” – When to use “non”
La costruzione fare + infinito
Locuzioni avverbiali – Adverb phrases
Parole di difficile comprensione e uso – Difficult words
Pronomi e aggettivi indefiniti
Uso e omissione degli articoli – Use and omission of articles
Level C2 – Advanced
These lessons will guide you through some of the most difficult areas of the Italian language: pronouns, compound words, verbal tense consistency, simple and compound prepositions, conjunctions and expressions to text of a high degree of complexity.
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