Italian Phrases

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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…
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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, 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,…
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by Alesha Allen | Wed, 04/15/2020 - 11:26
Today we’re going to look at different ways to say ‘I think so’ in Italian. You can’t translate this expression literally, so there are a few options you can…
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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, 04/02/2020 - 09:50
Spring is officially here! That beautiful time of year when the flowers bloom, the birds sing and the evenings are lighter. Let’s look at how we can talk about…