EPISODIO #3 – IL MOVIMENTO SLOW FOOD
I HAVE LAUNCHED A PODCAST SERIES FOR ITALIAN LEANERS! WHY I CREATED 7 MINUTES IN SLOW ITALIAN As a Language Coach, working with a large number of students, I have realized there is a shortage of content for listening comprehension for Italian beginners or intermediate learners. As an avid language learner, the biggest obstacle […]
9 THINGS ABOUT THE ITALIAN PRONOMINAL VERBS 1. Pronominal verbs mean “related to a pronoun” in fact, the Italian pronominal verbs are a combination of a basic verb and one or two pronouns, for instance, the verb andarsene is a combination of andare+se+ne. 2. The pronouns are joined onto the infinitive of the verb and slightly […]
The question I want to reply to today regards the meaning of the word ciò. I will also digress on the difference between ciò and cioè, another common and peculiar Italian word HOW TO USE CIO’ IN ITALIAN Ciò appears to have multiple meanings. Ciò is a demonstrative pronoun, and it is often used instead […]
Episodio #2 – Cosa sono le Zone Blu?
6 common mistakes learners make when speaking Italian While coaching my students over the years, there are some mistakes that I keep hearing all the time, despite the Italian level of my students. If it is true that “one learns, by making mistakes”, it is also true repeating all the time the same errors might […]