An excellent introduction and reference to Italian verbs. The clarity of the conjugations makes it so simple to use and easy to find what you need. There is also an excellent description of the 14 Italian tenses in the front explaining when to use each. True, if you don't know your English tenses, things may seem hard going at first but you'll actually learn more about English grammar as you progress. Used along with a grammar book (such as Harrap Italian Grammar) and tutorial this book helps you find your feet quickly.