Italian language lesson

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by porticando | Wed, 09/22/2021 - 18:42
When you think of your perfect Italian holiday you probably imagine yourself strolling around the narrow streets of Rome or relaxing on the beach under the…
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by porticando | Thu, 09/16/2021 - 02:25
When you just start learning a new language, you can be easily intimidated by the number of rules that you need to keep in mind. Speaking about the Italian…
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by porticando | Thu, 07/01/2021 - 04:40
The choice to learn Italian usually comes from a sense of romance or passion for the country and its people. Yet, those who stick with their studies often lose…
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by porticando | Thu, 06/17/2021 - 04:32
After such a difficult period of uncertainty, we all want to get back to our normal lives and enjoy our summer vacation in peace. Now that the borders are…
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by rebeccawinke | Wed, 04/21/2021 - 10:46
My sons have grown up in Italy but are completely bilingual in English (ahem, American English, that is) and Italian. When they were younger, this process of…
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by rebeccawinke | Wed, 04/14/2021 - 11:19
One of the pillars of daily Italian life can also be one of the most harrowing experiences for the uninitiated, a veritable minefield of potential cultural…
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by rebeccawinke | Wed, 03/17/2021 - 01:47
I have two teenagers in my house, so I hear slang (in both English and Italian) a lot and I won’t lie: I can’t keep up with most of it. Slang is the spice of…
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by rebeccawinke | Thu, 03/04/2021 - 00:50
Just like the umlaut (those two dots over some vowels) in German and the tilde (the squiggly line over the letter n) in Spanish, Italian has a couple of letter…
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by rebeccawinke | Thu, 02/18/2021 - 00:22
Usually, coming to the end of something is, if not sad, a bit bittersweet. But nothing has been usual about the past 12 months and I think we can all agree…
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by rebeccawinke | Thu, 02/04/2021 - 08:05
It’s Friday, so it must be time for a new government in Italy.  That may be a bit of an exaggeration, but Italy has had more than 60 changes of government (il…