Italian Language Intermediate

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by rebeccawinke | Thu, 09/17/2020 - 06:53
There is something almost Buddhist about beginning to speak a second language. With a limited grasp of verb tenses, you are neither caught in the past nor…
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by rebeccawinke | Thu, 06/04/2020 - 05:54
As lockdown measures begin to ease in Italy and across much of the world, we are all starting to break out of the live-in-the-moment constricts of quarantine…
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by rebeccawinke | Thu, 04/30/2020 - 04:30
It’s always best in any language to be as precise as you can, using words that denote a concept with certainty and decisiveness. If there is one thing that…
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by Alesha Allen | Thu, 04/09/2020 - 09:05
If you’re planning on cooking some delicious Italian food at home this week, what Italian expressions could you use to describe your food? ‘Che buono!’, which…
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by Alesha Allen | Thu, 11/21/2019 - 10:40
When you start learning Italian, you’re taught that there are three conjugations to Italian verbs: -are, -ere and -ire. But have you ever come across any verbs…
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by Alesha Allen | Thu, 11/07/2019 - 15:56
There are so many irregular Italian verbs, it can sometimes feel like you’ll never learn them all. But don’t worry, it really is possible!  There are many tips…
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by Alesha Allen | Fri, 10/18/2019 - 03:37
Subject pronouns indicate the subject of a sentence, the person who is carrying out the verb. They take the place of nouns. You might refer to ‘my sister’ as ‘…
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by Alesha Allen | Thu, 10/10/2019 - 08:37
There are many types of pronouns in Italian, today we’re going to look at direct and indirect pronouns and how you can combine them. Let’s start with direct…
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by Alesha Allen | Fri, 09/20/2019 - 02:49
When messaging in Italian, there are lots of abbreviations you may come across. And unfortunately, you won’t find any of them in your trusty Italian dictionary…
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by Alesha Allen | Tue, 09/10/2019 - 13:37
There are many irregular verbs to learn when studying Italian. We have all struggled with them at some points! It can help to find patterns or similarities…