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Libri per l’autunno Posted by on Sep 24, 2021

Ciao a tutti!  It’s officially no longer summer, we have now entered “sweater weather:” l’autunno è una stagione ricca di fascino. (Fall is a season full of charm.) Part of that charm is reading while cozied up: non c’è nulla di più bello che prendere in mano un libro , magari accompagnati da una tazza…

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MITO International Music Festival in Milan and Torino Posted by on Sep 17, 2021

Ciao a tutti!  It is already mid-September, which I find sbalorditivo (bewildering). I wanted to share a festival I wish I could be at in Milano/Torino now, and that is the MITO International Music Festival, or MITO SettembreMusica. The festival runs during the month of September, this year from Sept 9 – Sept 26, and…

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Alla Biblioteca Posted by on Sep 10, 2021

Alla Biblioteca – At the Library Ciao a tutti! This month it is Library Card Sign-up Month in the US! In celebration, I wanted to share some library themed reading practice and vocabulary. Before we jump into it, I just wanted to give a shout-out to your local library! Your library is the hub of…

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Il periodo ipotetico – hypothetical phrases Posted by on Sep 3, 2021

Il periodo ipotetico  Last week I proposed a new challenge for you covering the periodo ipotetico which are hypothetical phrases. There are three types, real, probable, and improbable. Typically these clauses are introduced by se (if) but also could be introduced by phrases such as nel caso che (in the case that), or qualora (so…

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