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  1. adele
    August 18, 2020 @ 10:22 am

    thank you so much. I wrote my first Italian formal letter without the need to check google translate


    • Serena
      August 18, 2020 @ 6:13 pm

      Happy to help 🙂


  2. Raoul
    April 15, 2021 @ 3:15 am

    Nicely presented modern aspects of italo grammar. Good job and I’ll check out your podcast next


  3. Samantha
    July 11, 2022 @ 9:30 pm

    Ciao, Serena!
    Thank you for writing this article; it was very succinct and will prove itself to be a very handy reference. Nevertheless, I hope you will answer just a couple more questions for me:
    1. Do these rules also apply to correspondence (i.e., comments, posts, replies, etc.) via the Internet (e.g., blogs and forums) and social media (e.g., Instagram, FB, etc.)?
    2. Could one use “salve” to open a friendly email?
    Aspetto tue notizie.
    Un caro saluto!
    P.S. How is my comment vis-à-vis what you taught us in this article? If you see anything that might get me into trouble, or that you would have written a different way—other than the body of the message being in English, of course—please don’t hesitate to tell me. In fact, be very critical!


    • Serena
      July 12, 2022 @ 8:27 am

      Grazie Samantha!
      to answer your inquiries:

      1. Unless you’re writing a letter or email to someone, I personally wouldn’t use these forms on social media or blogs.
      2. Yes, you can use “Salve” to open a friendly and informal email.


  4. Edward Altiere
    October 14, 2022 @ 1:24 am

    Hello Serena, reading adventure with PAUL A Roma.
    Interested to purchase additional books, beginner intermediate equal to this one can you recommend
    Ed Altiere


  5. Gilbert
    March 23, 2023 @ 12:07 pm

    This is very useful information not covered in foreign language courses–which mostly deal with conversation and reading–or language apps–I use DuoLingo. Thank you so much for this post.


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