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by L'Italiano Por… | Thu, 03/10/2022 - 02:06
Traveling in Italy is a treasured experience that can enrich your cultural life and give you and your family memories to last a lifetime. Whatever region you’…
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by Anonymous (not verified) | Thu, 02/10/2022 - 03:00
“Language shapes our reality. But not just our first language. Every language we learn adjusts the limits of our world. When we learn Italian, we acquire a…
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by porticando | Thu, 06/03/2021 - 03:32
I’m sure that you’ve sometimes found when traveling or living abroad that social interaction can be really challenging. Of course, speaking the language of the…
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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…
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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…