LearnItalianwith Us!

Start Learning!

Italian Language Blog

Archive for September, 2014

Lucky Number Seven – Part 3: Amber’s Antics Posted by on Sep 29, 2014

With photos by Geoff & Serena English text by Geoff with translation by Serena Those of you who follow our blog will have read about the latest addition to our household, little Amber: Part 1 – Lost and Found and Part 2 – Mittens for Kittens.  The first two posts were written in Italian with…

Continue reading

What Did They Just Say? Posted by on Sep 25, 2014

It always seems a bit ironic to me that students of Italian put so much effort into learning their grammar, with all its convoluted rules and exceptions, only to be confronted with what appears to be a totally different language when they finally set foot in Italy. In fact, there is a vast difference between…

Continue reading

Speak Italian Like a Boss! Posted by on Sep 24, 2014

No, this isn’t another one of those silly blogs promising you that you’ll be speaking Italian fluently in two weeks. It’s simply a few tips, based on personal experience, that may help you to communicate more effectively when you’re in Italy. Let’s look at three important aspects of confidence building: 1. Attitude Have you ever…

Continue reading

Lucky Number Seven – Part 2: Mittens for Kittens Posted by on Sep 23, 2014

“Ahia che male!” Ho le mani tutte rovinate, specialmente la sinistra, perché quando è l’ora della pappa il micino ci si aggrappa disperatamente con le sue unghiette affilatissime e comincia a far la pasta con le zampine anteriori. “Dar da mangiare a questo gattino sta diventando sempre più doloroso, qui bisogna trovare una soluzione. Ecco!…

Continue reading

Te Ne Vai Posted by on Sep 18, 2014

Ne is one of those famous tricky little words that is guaranteed to frustrate any student of Italian. A few years ago we wrote THIS BLOG on the subject, and I strongly advise anyone who is having problems with the use of ne to read it through thoroughly. Today though, I’m going to follow Mary…

Continue reading

Older posts