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Verbs

Learn about Italian auxiliary verbs, reflexive verbs, and the use of various tenses. Find automatic verb-conjugation services and translation, definitions, and examples of Italian verbs in literary context.

1001 Italian Verbs
1001 Italian verbs conjugated in all tenses in table format. Italian verbs, as in most other languages, form the cornerstone of communication. You cannot write a complete sentence or express a complete thought without a verb. Therefore, conjugating Italian verbs like a native should be a primary goal of all students.

Italian Verbs For Beginners
Reference guide to Italian verbs that provides an overview of Italian verb moods, tenses, usage, and how to conjugate Italian verbs.

First Conjugation Italian Verbs
First conjugation Italian verbs with conjugation charts and grammar notes. Includes workbook exercises on first conjugation Italian verbs with answer key.

Second Conjugation Italian Verbs
Second conjugation Italian verbs with conjugation charts and grammar notes. Includes workbook exercises on second conjugation Italian verbs with answer key.

Third Conjugation Italian Verbs
Third conjugation Italian verbs with conjugation charts and grammar notes. Includes workbook exercises on third conjugation Italian verbs with answer key.

Irregular First Conjugation Italian Verbs
Irregular first conjugation Italian verbs with conjugation charts and grammar notes. Learn the conjugations of the only three irregular -are Italian verbs.

Irregular Second Conjugation Italian Verbs
Irregular second conjugation Italian verbs with conjugation charts and grammar notes. Includes workbook exercises on irregular second conjugation Italian verbs (-ere verbs) with answer key.

Irregular Third Conjugation Italian Verbs
Irregular third conjugation Italian verbs with conjugation charts and grammar notes. Includes workbook exercises on irregular third conjugation Italian verbs (-ire) with answer key.

Isc Type Italian Verbs
Most Italian verbs are regular verbs, meaning they are conjugated following a regular pattern. But there is a special group of third conjugation Italian verbs that requires the suffix -isc- to be added to the stem of certain tenses.

Italian Infinitive
The infinitives of all regular verbs in Italian end in -are, -ere, or -ire. In English, the infinitive (l'infinito) consists of "to" + verb. In Italian, the infinitive is composed of just one word.

Choosing The Auxiliary Verb in Italian
Choosing the auxiliary verb (i verbi ausiliari) in Italian. Includes workbook exercises with answer key.

Compound Verb Tenses
Compound verb tenses in Italian (i tempi composti) with conjugation charts and grammar notes.

Italian Past Participles
Choosing the Italian past participle (participio passato) when forming compound tenses. Includes workbook exercises on use of the Italian past participle with answer key.

Italian Irregular Past Participles
Italian irregular past participles (i participi passati irregolari) with conjugation charts and grammar notes.

Past Participle-Direct Object Agreement
When using the conversational past or other compound tenses in Italian, the past participle of the acting verb must agree in gender and number with the direct-object pronoun preceding the verb avere.

How To Conjugate Italian Verbs Like a Native
Verbs are essential to communicating in any foreign language, and Italian verbs have a consistent, logical pattern of conjugation. This How-To will explain the three Italian verb categories and suggest ways to begin your studies.

Table of Italian Verb Endings: Part One
The indicative tenses in table format. A special feature from your Italian Language SiteGuide.

Table of Italian Verb Endings: Part Two
The subjunctive, conditional, imperative, and gerund tenses in table format.

Italian Reflexive Verbs
Understanding Italian italian reflexive verbs (verbi riflessivi) with conjugation charts and grammar notes. Includes workbook exercises on Italian reflexive verbs with answer key.

Italian Reciprocal Reflexive Verbs
Italian reciprocal reflexive verbs (verbi riflessivi reciproci) with conjugation charts and grammar notes. Includes workbook exercises on Italian reciprocal reflexive verbs with answer key.

Italian Gerund
The Italian gerund (il gerundio) with grammar notes. The -ing form in Italian.

Making Italian Verbs Interrogative
How to ask questions in Italian. Includes grammar notes on making Italian verbs interrogative.

Italian Pronominal Verbs
Italian pronominal verbs (verbi pronominali) are verbs conjugated with two different pronoun particles (particelle pronominali). In the infinitive, these verbs frequently end in -sene or else have other pronoun particles attached. Oftentimes these verbs are used idiomatically.

Italian Verbs Potere, Volere, Dovere
The Italian modal verbs (i verbi modali) potere, volere, and dovere. Includes workbook exercises with answer key.

Italian Proverbs With Potere, Volere, Dovere
Italian proverbs with potere, volere, and dovere. Includes workbook exercises with answer key.

Sayings With the Italian Verb Fare
If essere is the Swiss army knife of verbs, then fare is the all-in-one, handy-dandy kitchen appliance.

Italian Verb Fare
Learn the conjugations of the Italian verb fare and its use in many idiomatic expressions and proverbs. The Italian verb fare is considered an irregular second conjugation verb.

Italian Verb Giocare
The Italian verb giocare: grammatical usage and examples. In Italian the verb giocare means "to play," in the sense of playing a game or a sport.

Italian Verb Mettersi
The Italian verb mettersi: idiomatic expressions and grammatical usage.

Italian Verb Pensare
The Italian verb pensare: grammatical usage and examples. In Italian the term pensare a or pensare di both mean "to think about."

Italian Verb Piacere
The Italian verb piacere: grammatical usage and examples. Includes workbook exercises with answer key.

Italian Verb Servire
The Italian verb servire: grammatical usage and examples. In Italian there are several ways to express the concept of serving or helping oneself.

Italian Verbs Sapere and Conoscere
The Italian verbs sapere and conoscere both mean "to know," but have different implications.

Italian Verbs Tornare, Restituire, Riportare
The Italian verbs tornare, restituire, and riportare: grammatical usage and examples. In Italian there are several ways to express the concept of "to return."

Forming the Imperative
Learn how to give orders, advice, and exhortations using Italian verbs. Includes grammatical examples and rules.

Italian Negative Commands
How to form Italian negative commands. Includes workbook exercises on forming negative orders in Italian with answer key.

Italian Present Perfect Tense
The Italian present perfect tense (il passato prossimo) with conjugation charts and grammar notes. Includes workbook exercises on the present perfect tense with answer key.

Italian Imperfect Tense
How to form the Italian imperfect tense. Includes workbook exercises on use of the Italian imperfect tense with answer key.

Italian Past Perfect Tense
The Italian past perfect tense (il trapassato prossimo) with conjugation charts and grammar notes. Includes workbook exercises on the past perfect tense with answer key.

Italian Remote Past Tense
The Italian remote past tense (il passato remoto) with conjugation charts and grammar notes.

Italian Preterite Perfect Tense
The Italian preterite perfect tense (il trapassato remoto) with conjugation charts and grammar notes.

Italian Future Tense
The Italian future tense (il futuro semplice) with conjugation charts and grammar notes. Includes workbook exercises on the future tense with answer key.

Italian Future Perfect Tense
The Italian future perfect tense (il futuro anteriore) with conjugation charts and grammar notes.

Italian Present Subjunctive Tense
The Italian present subjunctive tense (il congiuntivo) with conjugation charts and grammar notes. Includes workbook exercises on the present subjunctive tense with answer key.

Italian Present Perfect Subjunctive Tense
The Italian present perfect subjunctive tense (il congiuntivo passato) with conjugation charts and grammar notes.

Italian Past Perfect Subjunctive Tense
The Italian past perfect subjunctive tense (il congiuntivo trapassato) with conjugation charts and grammar notes.

Italian Imperfect Subjunctive Tense
The Italian imperfect subjunctive tense (il congiuntivo imperfetto) with conjugation charts and grammar notes. Includes workbook exercises on the imperfect subjunctive tense with answer key.

Italian Present Conditional Tense
The Italian present conditional tense (il condizionale presente) with conjugation charts and grammar notes. Includes workbook exercises on the present conditional tense with answer key.

Italian Conditional Perfect Tense
The Italian conditional perfect tense (il condizionale passato) with conjugation charts and grammar notes. Includes workbook exercises on the conditional perfect tense with answer key.

The One-Two Punch: Italian Verbs and Prepositions
If you've learned how to conjugate Italian verbs, you'll soon discover that there's another important part of the grammatical puzzle to master: what simple prepositions follow certain Italian verbs and expressions.

To Be, or Not To Be?
Grammar notes on the Italian verb essere. Includes workbook exercises on use of the Italian verb essere with answer key.

To Have and Have Not
Grammar notes on the Italian verb avere. Includes workbook exercises on use of the Italian verb avere with answer key.

Archaic Italian Verb Conjugations
Variants of Italian verbs encountered in early texts, which frequently contained pre-standardized word forms.

Coniugare I Verbi
High-performance, automatic verb conjugation and resource for studying a crucial part of the language.

Coniugatore di Verbi
Interactive verb conjugator tool. Just enter the verb, check the form, number, and type, and a list of the conjugated forms is created.

CyberItalian Verbs
Explains auxiliary verbs, various tenses, and reflexive verbs.

Il Sito del Verbo
Everything you always wanted to know about Italian verbs but were afraid to ask.

La Macchina dei Verbi Italiani
La Macchina dei Verbi Italiani is a Flash application to assist in learning Italian verb conjugations. There are several hundred verbs, and the user can enter and check conjugations by tense or by person.

Top 10 Italian Verbs
List of the top 10 Italian verbs and their conjugations plus the conjugations of many other verbs and an explanation of irregularities.

Present Tense
The Italian present tense (il presente) with conjugation charts and grammar notes. Includes workbook exercises on the present tense with answer key.

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