Articles by porticando

Sat, 01/22/2022 - 01:07
The arrival of a new year is the best time to leave behind something that’s been dragging you down and start anew. Making New Year’s resolutions on th…
Wed, 01/12/2022 - 18:06
Winter is a perfect period to enjoy a good film at home or to join your friends and family for a movie night in the city. Sharing your opinions of the…
Wed, 01/05/2022 - 04:30
In one of our previous articles, we got to know Il Passato Prossimo, the past tense which expresses events and states related to the near past. The Pe…
Tue, 12/28/2021 - 00:35
As you probably caught with our previous articles, most verbs in Italian follow precise conjugation rules, but, as in any other language, there are so…
Mon, 12/20/2021 - 11:52
The year is coming to its end which means that Christmas is on its way and what is better than the holiday season in Italy? In this article, you’re go…
Wed, 12/15/2021 - 11:54
We use past tenses to express actions, events or states related to the past. In the Italian language there are four main past tenses: Il passato pross…
Thu, 12/09/2021 - 04:26
You have probably already been to Italy many times and realized that each Italian city has its unique characteristics, but you may still be a bit conf…
Thu, 12/02/2021 - 02:48
Forming plurals in English is certainly not the most difficult part of the learning process for non-English speakers. The plural forms of nouns in Ita…
Wed, 11/24/2021 - 06:30
What can be better than inviting your friends over for dinner on a cold autumn night? A dinner where the delicious food from Italy is the main protago…
Thu, 11/18/2021 - 02:30
Many non-English speakers find dealing with prepositions quite difficult. Indeed, using the correct preposition in the right context can be tricky for…
Wed, 11/10/2021 - 12:24
Winter’s coming, and even if you’ve decided to spend a couple of weeks in sunny Italy, be ready because winters can be quite chilly. Fortunately, Ital…
Wed, 10/27/2021 - 09:56
Every language of the world reflects the character of the people speaking it, and Italian is no exception. A lot of learners fall in love with the sou…
Tue, 10/19/2021 - 10:52
For most Italian citizens autumn means the end of the holiday season and the moment to get back to work. But for Italian farmers – contadini –autumn m…
Wed, 10/13/2021 - 10:33
It’s hard to argue with the fact that Italian cuisine is considered one of the best in the world, and while choosing what to eat during your Italian h…
Wed, 10/06/2021 - 01:56
Summer is over, but the theatrical season is just about to begin. A particular love of the Italians of drama and music makes Italy a perfect destinati…
Thu, 09/30/2021 - 02:48
If you’ve ever witnessed two Italians discussing something, you may have noticed them using a lot of “-issimo” words in their conversation: -È buona …
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 unde…
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 It…
Wed, 09/08/2021 - 10:29
The first thing that comes to mind when someone talks about Italy is typically food. The rich gastronomic tradition is a huge part of the Italian heri…
Fri, 09/03/2021 - 04:56
As we have already seen, direct object pronouns in Italian substitute direct objects (the “sufferer” of the action) in the sentence while indirect obj…