LearnItalianwith Us!

Start Learning!

Italian Language Blog

Archive for November, 2017

Una Splendida Villa Romana In Liguria Posted by on Nov 30, 2017

Imagine a rocky coastline rising from the verdigris waters of the Mediterranean sea. Now picture a perfect inlet between two sharp promontories jutting out like shear blades. Right there, at the pivotal point of the blades, at the apex of a steep inverted V, nestles a fabulous villa, la Villa Romana del Varignano. We’ve travelled…

Continue reading

Le Mie Favole Preferite Posted by on Nov 28, 2017

Leggendo la storia di Cappuccetto Rosso tradotta da Vincenza e Geoff, mi sono tornate in mente le altre favole che conoscevo da bambina. Mi piaceva tanto ascoltare le favole e guardare le figure sognando quando ero piccola, circa quattro o cinque anni, prima che imparassi a leggere i libri ‘veri’! La mia favola preferita era…

Continue reading

Cappuccetto Rosso – Part 3. Posted by on Nov 24, 2017

Here’s part 3. of Cappuccetto Rosso. You can find part 1 HERE, and part 2. HERE. By and by Little Red Riding-Hood reached her grandmother’s house, and tapped at the door. Non molto dopo Cappuccetto Rosso raggiunse la casa della nonna, e batté leggermente alla porta. “Come in,” said the wolf, in a squeaking voice.…

Continue reading

Cappuccetto Rosso – Part 2. Posted by on Nov 22, 2017

Here’s part 2. of Little Red Riding Hood. You can find part 1. HERE Little Red Riding-Hood was not in a hurry, and there were many things to amuse her in the wood. She ran after the white and yellow butterflies that danced before her, and sometimes she caught one, but she always let it…

Continue reading

Cappuccetto Rosso – Part 1. Posted by on Nov 20, 2017

My friend Vincenza is a retired Italian language teacher who’s been learning English with me for a while now. Recently we set ourselves the project of translating a version of the traditional fairy tale, Little Red Riding Hood. It was quite challenging, and a lot of fun. Here’s what we ended up with: “Now, are…

Continue reading

Older posts