Italian Lessons

Language
by porticando | Wed, 05/12/2021 - 11:14
Italian is considered one of the most beautiful and melodic languages in the world—the language of music—but how difficult it is to pronounce sometimes! This…
Language
by rebeccawinke | Thu, 01/21/2021 - 08:11
Years ago, when I was still reading aloud to my sons, we were deep into the Harry Potter books. After finishing the iconic chapter describing Harry’s first…
Language
by Alesha Allen | Wed, 12/30/2020 - 01:18
The new year is a great time to make some resolutions. I’d like to take some trips to Italy once it's safe to do so, spend more time with friends and family,…
Travel
by Anonymous (not verified) | Fri, 11/13/2020 - 00:58
For Italian-born, U.S.-based Alessandro Concas Sr., teaching the Romance language through his Serata Italiana (Italian Evening) initiative is all about heart,…
Language
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…
Language
by Georgette Jupe | Tue, 06/16/2020 - 00:29
For many of us in lockdown, it was a time to reflect on how we might better spend our time. How to finally tackle that passion that isn’t work-related and that…
Language
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…
Language
by rebeccawinke | Thu, 05/14/2020 - 07:51
Earlier this month Italy celebrated ‘La Festa dei Lavoratori’, or International Workers’ Day. Known colloquially as ‘Il Primo Maggio’, or the First of May,…
Language
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…
Life + Style
by Francesca Maggi | Tue, 04/28/2020 - 04:07
I fill my tall shaker with cubes of ice for my morning caffè shakerato – A heady jolt of caffeine, melted ice and luscious foam. Now inhabiting my great-aunt’s…