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Archive for September, 2008

Not just the Leaning Tower of Pisa! Posted by on Sep 25, 2008

Not just the Leaning Tower of Pisa! The Leaning Tower of Pisa, or Torre Pendente di Pisa, is set in the beautiful square called Campo dei Miracoli (Field of Miracles), and it really is a miracle if you arrive there early on a cold crispy morning: the green of the grass lawn, the white marble…

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Ordering a coffee! Posted by on Sep 25, 2008

Ciao! My name is Serena and I’m the new Italian blogger. I thought I would start with a topic dear to all Italians: il caffe’! We like our coffee very concentrated, like a shot of adrenalin, so do not expect a pint mug, even when you order “un caffè lungo” or “americano”. I can’t start…

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“Lei” – who in the world is she? Posted by on Sep 2, 2008

I hope I lured you in with the post about Venice. Now it is time to discuss some grammar. I know not everybody loves it, but it is, of course, impossible to totally avoid grammar in a language blog. However, I do not want to explain things that no one cares for. So I would…

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