Today we are going to have a Question and Answer for Intermediate Level. You can ask your question in any language and I will be responding in English.
HER / HIS (possessive adjectives) – third person possessive is used but the gender is based on the object.
IL SUO LIBRO – “his/her book”
LA SUA BORSA – “his/her bag”
As an OBJECT OF THE VERB (Before the verb)
LO – Him / LA – Her
Ex: IO LA VEDO – I see her / IO LO VEDO – I see him
As an INDIRECT OBJECT
LUI – Him / LEI – Her
Ex: A LUI – to him / A LEI – to her
VARIATIONS: IL SUO, LA SUA, LO/LA, LUI/LEI
(Gerund against Present Tense)
STARE (any tense) + GERUND – which is usually the verb minus the ending plus the (-ANDO / -ENDO)
Pensavo di si – I thought so
SAPEVO CHE SAREBBE ANDATA COSI – I knew it will happen that way
(imperfecto with the past conditional)
QUESTA SETTIMANA HO LETTO MOLTO/QUESTA SETTIMANA HO ASCOLTATO MOLTO
You can say STAVO MANGIANDO – (I was eating when something happens)
You can’t say SONO STATO + GERUND when referring to the past.
VI (object pronoun) – you, to you.
VI PARLO (direct object) – I speak to you.
VI DO UN LIBRO (indirect object)
VI PARLATE (reflexive)
IN ITALIA VI SONO MOLTE CHIESE – (VI as the synonym of CI)
It’s nice if you have a proper language but the essential is that you can be understood and you can understand them.
means “Look at me”.
Ragazzi means “Hey guys!” Raga is the casual trendy way that means the same thing.
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