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I comuni in Italia Posted by on Jun 25, 2021

I comuni in Italia A little reading practice about Italian municipalities, as well as a vocabulary activity below! Il comune è la più piccola unità amministrativa in Italia. Qui si gestiscono i lavori pubblici, la spazzatura, le scuole, le strade e vi si celebrano i matrimoni civili. A capo del comune c’è il sindaco (o la…

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lei, Lei or..? Posted by on Jun 18, 2021

Ciao a tutti, Last week you read a professional and formal exchange between a real estate agent and a woman, and you may have noticed something strange: Professoressa Landini: Pronto, chiamo per un annuncio che ho visto sul vostro sito. (Hello, I am calling about an announcement that I saw on your website.) Agente immobiliare: Certo Signora…

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Real Estate Reading Posted by on Jun 11, 2021

Ciao a tutti! Last week we looked at some real estate vocabulary, so today I wanted to share some real estate reading practice from Transparent Language Online!  Numero 1: Meno conosciuta ma non meno affascinante di Roma, Napoli, Firenze e Venezia, Bologna è un vero paradiso per gli amanti della gastronomia italiana. Uno dei soprannomi…

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Affittasi – For Rent Posted by on Jun 4, 2021

Ciao a tutti! Below I have some typical affittasi advertisements for apartments in Italy, as well as some rental vocabulary. With summer travel possible this year, maybe you’d like to put this vocabulary to good use and find a summer (or permanent!) apartment online in il Bel Paese? Or we can sognare together… __________________________________________________________________________ Appartamento 1…

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