Italian All-in-One For Dummies
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When learning the Italian future tense, imagine a romantic scenario involving the gorgeous Trevi Fountain in Rome. Tradition holds that you can ensure a return visit to the Eternal City by standing with your back to the fountain and tossing a coin over your shoulder and into the water.

If you're really determined to return to Rome, review some key verbs in the future tense:

Amare
(to love)
Tornare
(to return)
Vedere
(to see)
Partire
(to leave)
io (I) amerò tornerò vedrò partirò
tu (you, inf.) amerai tornerai vedrai partirai
lui/lei/Lei (he/she/you form.) amerà tornerà vedrà partirà
noi (we) ameremo torneremo vedremo partiremo
voi (you) amerete tornerete vedrete partirete
loro/Loro (they/you form. pl.) ameranno torneranno vedranno partiranno

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Antonietta Di Pietro is a coauthor of Italian All-in-One For Dummies. Francesca Romana Onofri lived several years abroad and has worked as an Italian and Spanish teacher, as well as a translator and interpreter at cultural events. She was an Italian coach and teacher at the Opera Studio of the Cologne Opera House. In Italy, Francesca has edited several Berlitz Italian books and is working as a translator of art books, as well as a cultural events organizer and educator. Teresa L. Picarazzi, PhD, teaches Italian at The Hopkins School and has lived and worked in Cortona, Florence, Ravenna, Siena, and Urbino. Karen Antje Möller is a veteran language teacher and author. She has worked with Berlitz Publishing on German-Italian projects and Italian exercise books. Daniela Gobetti is a coauthor of Italian All-in-One For Dummies. Beth Bartolini-Salimbeni is a coauthor of Italian All-in-One For Dummies.

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