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Il Corpo in Italiano pt. 1 Posted by on Jan 29, 2021

Il corpo, i verbi, e qualche espressione – The body, verbs, and some expressions Some body vocabulary, as well as some verbs and expressions associated with that body part. If you know of any other vocabulary words, comment them below!   la testa – head annuire – to nod/shake girare – to turn riempire la testa…

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Units of Measurement Posted by on Jan 22, 2021

Oggi, una richiesta da un lettore! Grazie mille! Today, a request from a reader! Thanks a lot! Le unità di misura in Italia – Units of measurement in Italy Praticamente tutte le unità di misura sono differenti in Italia rispetto a quelle utilizzate negli Stati Uniti. Noi americani non ci siamo adeguati al sistema metrico decimale… e…

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Let’s Rrrroll our R’s! Posted by on Jan 15, 2021

Ciao a tutti! I have never talked about la pronuncia italiana with all of you, so I thought it could be fun to discover together how to pronounce a trilled ‘R’, or if you want to get really tecnico  – a voiced alveolar trill.    If you have been struggling with this, just know that it doesn’t…

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The Feast of the Epiphany and the Befana Posted by on Jan 6, 2021

Ciao a tutti! Buon anno 2021! Oggi è il 6 gennaio, quindi è l’Epifania! Today is January 6th, so it is the Epiphany! Last year I shared a post about the history of the Epiphany and the Befana that I have linked down below in case you would like to read it and brush up…

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