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by Alesha Allen | Fri, 02/21/2020 - 03:35
Carnival season can be a wonderful time to visit the cities, towns and villages all over Italy. With processions, masks, colours, music, dancing and special…
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by Alesha Allen | Thu, 01/23/2020 - 10:25
Imagine not being able to describe how something tastes, or what it looks or sounds like? Imagine not being able to explain the colour, shape or features of…
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by Alesha Allen | Thu, 01/09/2020 - 16:13
A question my friends and I used to ask each other regularly when I lived in Italy was: what are you doing on Saturday evening? This would then spark a…
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by Alesha Allen | Fri, 01/03/2020 - 01:18
The new year is a great time to make some resolutions. What’s on your list for 2020?  I’d like to take some trips to Italy, spend more time with friends and…
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by Alesha Allen | Thu, 12/19/2019 - 11:29
Christmas is finally almost here! Wherever you are celebrating this year, you may be interested in reading these popular Italian sayings about Christmas.…
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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 | Fri, 11/15/2019 - 01:18
As the temperatures start to cool in many places in Italy, it can be useful to have the right vocabulary to talk about the change in weather. Italians love to…
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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, 10/25/2019 - 05:33
There are two Italian public and religious holidays around this time of year celebrating the spirit world and those that have departed: November 1st– La Festa…
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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 ‘…