Word of the Week: GHIACCIO

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 08:59

The viral ALS Ice Bucket Challenge is on everyone’s social media feeds these days, so this week we thought we’d teach you how to say ice in Italian: ghiaccio.

To freeze is ghiacciare; ice-cold is freddo come il ghiaccio

Now, if you don't want to practice your pronunciation of "ghiaccio" while repeatedly throwing un secchio d'acqua ghiacciata over your head, you can still practice by listening to this song, "Acqua e ghiaccio" by Emma Marrone: