Note: Chi pronounces as [ki]. Ch before vowel sounds as [k]. C before vowel sounds as [ch]
Okay, as we know from Lesson 1, Italian verbs are used in different forms for different pronouns. Happily there are only 3 types of verbs (we skip special cases for now) – ending on -are, -ere and -ire.
Verbs ending on -ARE. Parlare – 1st type verb
Today we gonna learn the conjunction rules for the first type of the verbs. First example will be parlare – to speak verb:
I decided to move some of my handwritten notes on Italian studies to the blog, in case I lose my papers. There will be 15-20 short lessons – the very essence of Italian grammar, absolute minimum you should know to start speaking. I know, it’s not easy to start. But if you reach Lesson 7 (modal verbs), you’ll be able to build really a lot of phrases yourself.
We’re starting from pronouns and to be verb.
Italian pronouns – singular
I – io (sounds like ‘yo, man!’, but sofffffter – jio)