Indefinite adjectives (aggettivi indefiniti) refer to someone or something without specifying any quantity or any quality accurately.
Depending on its meaning, an indefinite adjective belongs to one of the following categories:
Dovrò consegnare un premio a ciascuno studente.
I will have to deliver a prize to each student.
Potresti guarire con qualunque medicina.
You will heal with any medicine.
much, many, very, a lot
too much, too many
much, many, very, a lot
much, many, a lot
È una ragazza che ha molta pazienza.
She is a girl with a lot of patience.
Hai poche possibilità di passare l'esame.
You don't have many chances to pass the exam.
An indefinite adjective can follow the regular declension or have only some forms for gender and number.
You have to learn them by heart.
Some adjectives have masculine, feminine, singular and plural forms.
|Masculine singular||Feminine singular||Masculine plural||Feminine plural|
Some adjectives have the singular form only (masculine and feminine).
|Masculine singular||Feminine singular|
Some adjectives have one invariable form only.
Pay attention to some rules to use indefinite adjectives.
Ho visto parecchi film al cinema.
I saw a lot of movies at the cinema.
La poca voglia di alzarsi la mattina è normale.
It is normal not to want to get up in the morning.
Alcune di queste mie care amiche vanno a scuola insieme.
Some of these dear friends of mine go to school together.
Certe persone sono davvero cattive.
Some people are really bad.
Ho diversi programmi.
I have a lot of plans.
Ho delle risposte certe.
I have definite answers.
Abbiamo programmi diversi.
We have different plans.
Altro can have several meanings.
|different||Vorrei vivere in un'altra città|
I would like to live in a different city.
|previous||L'altra stagione è stata migliore.|
The last season was better.
|next||Un altr'anno andremo negli U.S.A.|
Next year we will go to the USA.
|new||Ho comprato un'altra macchina.|
I bought a new car.
|repetition||Devo ritornare un'altra volta.|
I'll have to come back again.
|addition||Mi occorre altro denaro|
I need more money.
Nessuno always has a negative meaning.
Nessun dubbio ci preoccupa.
No doubt worries us.
Non ho nessun dubbio.
I have no doubt.
Molto, poco and tanto are the only adjectives (besides the qualifying adjectives) with a comparative and superlative form.
Ho più penne di te / Ho moltissime penne.
I have more pens than you / I have so many pens.
Ho meno forza di te / Ho pochissima forza.
I have less strenght than you / I have very little strength.
Abbiamo visto tantissime marmotte.
We saw so many groundhogs.
Non vi è alcuna (=nessuna) fretta.
There is no hurry.
I am a private teacher in English, German and Italian. I am a Master's graduate in Translation and Interpreting at the University of Genoa, Italy. I am Italian native speaker. I know English and German at C2 level and Russian at B2 level.
I have been studying English for the last 15 years, first at school and then at the university and I have improved it on my frequent stays abroad. I have now been teaching English for 4 years, first to school children and teenagers and now adults too. I have experience teaching online and at home. I also have taught group classes.
Being fluent in several languages allows me to give students further explainations in their native language when needed. This also allows me to put myself in my students' shoes and understand better their difficulties. I try to meet the student's personal needs and objectives rather than impose my standard class.
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My name is Luisa and I teach Italian for foreign students, English, French and German for Italian students
Since 1994, I have dedicated myself to translating and teaching thanks to my travels, abroad studies, foreign reading and writing. I provide fun and customized lessons based on the student's goals. I also triy to minimize English speaking during the lessons. I give homework exercises, and my lessons are intermixed with grammar, conversation, customs and traditions. My goal is to make certain that each student finds learning Italian exciting.
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Hello! My name is Deborah! I am a language instructor. I teach Italian, English and Bulgarian. I have more than 10 years teaching experience, both face-to-face and online to individual as well as to small and large groups. At the moment I am teaching Italian in a private school in Sofia, Bulgaria- where I lived for more than 10 years. I teach English to students ready to move to English speaking countries for work, and to students who need Еnglish for their career. I also prepare students for exams (KET, PET, FCE, CAE, CPE), and I offer language courses for communication and travelling purposes.
I attended the College (tourism) in Lucca-Italy. I have a diploma in Secretarial and Business Administration from the South Kensington and Chelsea Collage in London- (I lived in London few years ago). I have a TEFL certificate -grade A. and an ECL certificate in Bulgarian C1 with 96/100. Therefore, I have a good knowledge of how languages work and I can provide my students with helpful insight. Teaching is my passion, and I am constantly in search for new methods to help my students to get through the challenges and the difficults when learning a new language.
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I am here to help you improve you grammar, sentence structure and to teach you helpful phrases in a fun and relaxed way.
I graduated from university majoring in Linguistic Mediation and in Modern Languages and then I specialized in the teaching of Italian as a second language, attending a one-year post-graduate course devoted to this and receiving excellent grades (FILIS: Formatori Interculturali di Lingua Italiana per Stranieri). I also taught in the Italian public schools.
If you'd like to learn Italian fluently, I'd love to be your teacher, then why not book a trial class with me now? In this lesson, we will design a lesson plan especially for you discussing how you will reach your specific goals.
IMPORTANT: Please contact me before booking your lesson with me and let me know your Italian level as well as the reasons why you want to learn Italian.
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My name is Elena. I’m a native Italian speaker, I’m 49 years old and live in Turin. I graduated in Foreign Languages and Literature in Milan and have been working as a teacher of Italian for more than 10 years. I speak English and German.
I love meeting people from all over the world, get to know new cultures transmitting some of my Italian culture.
I began my experience in a language school, I was then the owner of a private language school and now I am working as a private tutor.
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Here i am! I'm Andrea an Italian/spanish teacher that living in Spain. I got a Teaching Master and I'm working as italian teacher. Also, I have a C1 spanish level ( DELE certification) and I can teach you both languages.
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I'm a certified Italian teacher based in my hometown Florence. I spent my childhood in a small village in the Chianti countryside and I always loved to explore curious aspects of different languages. I studied Arabic, English, French and Spanish and I like to help students with practical insights into Italian language to better fix the structures and improve pronunciation, grammar and conversation. After my studies (master degree in teaching Italian as a second language + CEDILS certificate - teaching Italian to foreign students), I taught in different contexts and countries (IIC of Beirut, private schools in Prague, companies in Malta and Florence and to many many private students!).
I try each time to adapt to every student's needs, with mainly one goal: making every student enthusiastic about the learning process and more and more confident. I use a communicative approach and I can offer classes of Italian languages, cinema, culture, gestures, focuses on grammar, conversation, etc.
Hello my name is Lucia and I am a native Italian speaker.
I have a degree as an interpreter for English and French so I know how hard it may be to learn a foreign language. I work as a free-lance interpreter and private English and French teacher. I have a strong passion for languages which I have been studying for many years. I am studying Spanish now and always trying to improve my English and French knowledge. I am a friendly person and my lessons mainly focus on conversation. As a teacher I am very patient and I always propose tailor-made lessons with respect to your needs. I am really enthusiastic about being a teacher because this activity allows you to share your culture and habits with foreign people. Learning a language is also learning a new culture.
My name is Ermanno, I am 35 years old, and I am a Italian native speaker.
I got Master Degree in Law in 2010. In the last 6 years I have worked with languages, as a tour guide in Spain and Ireland and as a student support in a English Academy in Dublin. Also, I've been teaching Italian giving private classes to students and refugees for over ten years.
I speak English (level c1) and Spanish (level c2) well enough to explain something to you in one of those languages just in case you need.
We can also have some spanish or english classes if you are starting to get into the language and you want to improve your language skills.
I will guide and support you through your learning adventure! Are you ready for that?
-What I offer-
We will spend the full hour talking in Italian about topics of our interest (sports, arts, traveling, culture, food, relations..) and I will make you speak as much as you can.
WHY IS IT SO IMPORTANT YOU SPEAK AS MUCH YOU CAN?
Because our brain need some time to make us fluent and to feel confident speaking in another language.
Furthermore, I consider creativity is an essential aspect of speaking. It makes the class much more interesting and inspiring. For that reason I encourage my students to use their creativity and to express themselves with no filter.Ci vediamo presto! L’Italiano ti aspetta!