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Italian Temporal Expressions Exercise Posted by on Feb 19, 2019

Here’s an exercise based on our recent articles about temporal expressions. Fill in the gaps in the Italian paragraphs below using expressions from those two articles. You you can find them here: Italian Temporal Expressions – Part 1 Italian Temporal Expressions – Part 2 N.B. in some cases you will have more than one option.…

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Un Castello Fantasma – English Translation Posted by on Feb 15, 2019

Here’s our English translation of this week’s article Un Castello Fantasma. N.B. this is not a literal word by word translation, or a grammatical analysis, but una traduzione libera (a free translation). If you need any clarification please leave a comment. C’è un castello fantastico, un castello che è rimasto come un fantasma nei cassetti…

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Un Castello Fantasma Posted by on Feb 12, 2019

C’è un castello fantastico, un castello che è rimasto come un fantasma nei cassetti della mia memoria. “Esiste davvero, o l’ho sognato? Dove si trova?” mi sono chiesta tante volte. Mi sembrava di ricordare che si trovasse da qualche parte vicino a Firenze, ma non ero sicura dove. Poi un giorno notai un articolo su…

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Italian Temporal Expressions – Part 2 Posted by on Feb 7, 2019

In part 1 we covered basic temporal vocabulary such as ieri, oggi and domani, quest’altra settimana, l’anno scorso and so on. Today we’re going to expand that vocabulary. We’ll use the same format as before, moving from past to present and future. The contextual examples will be similar to those used in part 1, but…

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Italian Temporal Expressions – Part 1 Posted by on Jan 30, 2019

Today we’re going to begin looking at words and expressions that deal with time. This is a pretty big topic, so it will be divided in several parts. Let’s begin with the basic vocabulary. We’ll take a logical journey through time, moving from the past to the present and the future. ieri = yesterday la…

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