Italian Phrases

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by rebeccawinke | Thu, 10/22/2020 - 04:22
Time may be relative, but 2020 has stretched, condensed, and emptied it of meaning like no other year. Months feel like years, days fly by in what seem like…
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by rebeccawinke | Thu, 10/08/2020 - 03:35
There may be differences in how Italy and countries across the globe have dealt with the coronavirus pandemic this year, but one thing has brought the world…
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by rebeccawinke | Thu, 10/01/2020 - 04:25
Of all the adventures that await in Italy, from climbing Renaissance-era bell towers to sampling authentic Neapolitan pizza, perhaps none is more thrilling (or…
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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, 09/03/2020 - 04:58
Of all the adventures that await in Italy, from climbing Renaissance-era bell towers to sampling authentic Neapolitan pizza, perhaps none is more thrilling (or…
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by rebeccawinke | Thu, 08/13/2020 - 08:47
Once I was interviewed for a podcast, and when I heard the episode air a few days later, I was so impressed! I sounded like the most articulate, informed,…
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by rebeccawinke | Thu, 07/30/2020 - 11:10
In a recent speech, Italy’s Health Minister Roberto Speranza shared his belief that the first half of 2020 has been the most difficult in the history of the…
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by rebeccawinke | Thu, 07/16/2020 - 08:36
In normal years, summer is a season of congratulations. Weddings abound, graduations fill up our weekend calendars, and the annual “baby boom” of summer…
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by rebeccawinke | Thu, 07/02/2020 - 05:58
Expressing a state of being is one of the most important and fundamental uses of language. How you are feeling in a specific moment (hungry, cold, sad) and…
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by rebeccawinke | Thu, 06/18/2020 - 04:31
You may not know it, but you have almost certain spoken Venetian over the past few months. Any discussion of the current world health crisis inevitably circles…