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Archive for February, 2021

Le case in vendita Posted by on Feb 26, 2021

Le case in vendita – Houses for sale Ciao a tutti!  I am sure you have all seen on the news at times the stories of small towns in Italy selling houses for 1 euro to entice new residents and to grow their population, with the caveat that you renovate the home. Well there is…

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Lo Spazio e ‘Percy’ Posted by on Feb 19, 2021

Ciao a tutti! Il rover Perseverance (soprannome ‘Percy’) della NASA è arrivato su Marte! E da lì ha inviato le sue prime immagini. “Ciao mondo, il primo sguardo a quella che sarà per sempre la mia casa”, si legge sul profilo Twitter del rover. The NASA rover Perseverance (nickname ‘Percy’) arrived on Mars! From there…

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La Festa Degli Innamorati Posted by on Feb 12, 2021

Ciao! Did you know that La Festa di San Valentino or La Festa Degli Innamorati  (Valentine’s Day) is a tradition with roots in the Roman Empire? Taking place from February 13-15, Lupercalia, or dies Februatus, celebrates health and fertility and the Queen of Roman gods and goddesses – Juno, the Goddess of Women and Marriage. The name…

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Il Corpo in Italiano pt. 2 Posted by on Feb 5, 2021

Il corpo, i movimenti, e qualche espressione pt. 2 – The body, the movements, and some expressions pt. 2 A continuation from last week… please add any verbs, expressions or more body parts in the comments. Of course this isn’t an exhaustive list. 🙂 _________________________________________________________________________________ Il petto – chest  tossire – to cough dolore al…

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