Borough of Manhattan Community College -- City University of New York
Library Bookstore Calendar Email Panther Distance Learning
ACC 122 and ACC 222 FAQs.
Allied Health Science
EMC 100, and RTT 100 FAQs.
BUS 104, BUS 200, FNB 100, MAR 100, and SBE 100 FAQs.
Computer Information Systems
CIS 100, CSC 110, CSC 210, MMP 100, and MMP 200 FAQs.
Developmental Skills
ACR 094 and 095 FAQs.
ENG 088 and ENG 095 FAQs.
MAT 010/011 and MAT 104 FAQs.
Modern Languages
FRN 101, ITL 101 and 102, and SPN 101 FAQs.
AST 110, BIO 110, CHE 110, CHE 121, and PHY 110 FAQs.
Speech, Communication and Theatre Arts
SPE 100 and SPE 102 FAQs.
Teacher Education
ECE 102 FAQs
 Modern Languages  ››  ITL 101/102 FAQs

How do you know if a word is masculine or feminine?

Usually, but not always, in the singular, a masculine word ends in “o” and a feminine one in “a...

Rating :     Views : 647


Why do you have masculine and feminine adjectives and how do they end?

Adjectives agree in gender (masculine or feminine) and number (singular or plural) with the noun to which they refer...

Rating :     Views : 477

3.  How do I know where to put an accent?

Accents in Italian are not common and they are always at the end of a word...

Rating :     Views : 561

4.  A word ending in "o" generally means it is masculine and a word ending in "a" generally means that it is feminine. Does this apply to verbs? 


Rating :     Views : 485

5.  How do I know who is the subject of a verb?

In English we use subject pronouns (I, you, he, she, we, they) and the verb stays more or less the same...

Rating :     Views : 612


How can you tell the difference between a transitive and an intransitive verb?

Generally a transitive verb requires a direct object...

Rating :     Views : 741


Explain the difference in the two most commonly used past tenses in Italian.


The present perfect is used for completed actions: Ho mangiato (I ate) Sono andato ( I went)...

Rating :     Views : 491

8.  Why can’t we have the exact translation of “I like, he likes” etc. Using “ io, lui”?

In Italian we don’t say that we like something but that something is pleasing to us...

Rating :     Views : 501

9.  When do you know that an expression is idiomatic?

When you are not translating the exact words but saying what people say in that situation...

Rating :     Views : 631

10.  Why is the word order different in Italian?

Usually in Italian sentences follow this order: subject, verb, adverb, object, adjective (although sometimes adjectives can proceed the object), everything else...

Rating :     Views : 596

E-tutoring Homepage