Activating the function: menu "Modules", "Conjugation Training II"
The module "Conjugation Training II" is used to increase your general safety in conjugating verbs. Here always all personal-forms of a verb are trained (means the Singular I, II, III and Plural I, II, III). A training with this module shall lead to a stronger comprehension of the conjugation patterns of certain tenses.
Also see: Conjugation Training I
Displaying the searched verb in the "mother language"
In the upper left part of the "Conjugation Training I" module the searched verb is displayed in the respective "mother language". That means in an English => Italian training this will be the English verb; or in a Spanish => French training the Spanish verb. Coniuno performs the conjugation of the verb in the mother language by itself, so that you can directly translate the displayed searched verb into the corresponding training-language. Examples for this are "I eat", "you eat", "he eats" and so on.
Hint: It is possible that the same verb is asked for more than once in a row.
Entering the solution
The right area of the "Conjugation Training I" module is used to enter the solutions for the searched verb. Coniuno checks your entered solutions and shows the results right beside the "Enter Solution"-fields in the labels "result". The labels "Info" are used during training to display additional indications, like for example a second solution if such exists.
Coniuno provides various analysis functions to check faulty solutions. With help of this function Coniuno provides detailed error-messages, like for example "wrong verb-form, plurale I, passato remoto" instead of the simple note that the solution is not correct (also see General Options and Analysis of erroneous solutions).
Certain verbs have several valid conjugations (e.g. the Indicativo, Presente of the Italian verb "sedere", which is "siedo" or "seggo" or the Imperatif of the French verb "vouloir", which is "veux" or "veuille"). When training such verbs, both verb-forms can be entered independent from each other (separated by comma or "/"). If only one of the possible solutions was entered, the complete solution is displayed in label "Info".
To display all conjugation forms of a verb, see help for conjugation-tables.
Information for the searched verbs
The lower area of the module serves for displaying additional information for the searched verb in the training language like for example the indication if the verb is built reflexive or in passive tense.
Also here the 5 card boxes are shown, in which all verbs are stored (also see Verb Selection, Card Boxes). The five boxes are displayed as columns, where a column's height is indicating the number of included verbs. In addition to that the number of stored verbs in a card box is displayed below. A flame on top of a column shows that the current verb is belonging to this card box.
If you want to train the verbs from only one of the boxes, click on the respective column. To afterwards do a training from all boxes again, change the options again via function Verb Selection, Card Boxes.
Operating the module
All functions of the module are accessible via the symbol bars of the main program, respectively can be used with short-keys, which are shown in the following:
|choose next verb||Enter or Alt-n|
|translate verb||/ or Alt-t (*1)|
|show solution||* or Alt-l|
|mark verb as known||+ or Alt-o|
|mark verb as not known||- oder Alt-k|
|show training verb in verbtable||F4|
*1: The slash symbol ("/")
The slash symbol ("/") has two meanings in Coniuno.
These four solutions can be entered in arbitrary order separated by commas. Solutions can however also be combined to e.g. "hubiera absorvido / absorto". By entering the slash symbol Coniuno recognizes that here a combined solution is given and internally changes the string back to "hubiera absorvido" and "hubiera absorto".
To enter a solution of this kind the slash symbol of the normal keypad (Shift-7) is used.