Archive for 'Literature'

Ecco l’autunno! Posted by on Oct 1, 2021

Ciao a tutti!  Ecco l’autunno! Here is autumn! To celebrate, I’d like to share some autumnal poems. Some poetry and a good book are my equivalent to a cozy fall… But first I’d like to mention that yesterday (Sept 30) was International Translation Day, celebrating the important role of language professionals. 🎉 Language learning facilitates dialogue…

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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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Temporale Estivo Posted by on Aug 6, 2021

Ciao a tutti!  Seeing as summer is in full swing, I wanted to share a summer inspired poesia (poem): Temporale Estivo – “Summer Lightening Storm” written by Federigo Tozzi (1883-1920). Some of Federigo Tozzi’s background according to wikipedia: “Tozzi was the son of an innkeeper. He initially worked as a railway official, but took over…

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Il bambino che è sopravvissuto Posted by on Apr 9, 2021

Il bambino che è sopravvissuto – The boy who lived  Ciao a tutti!  We all know reading is an important skill when studying languages, and with plenty of Italian news articles and other magazines online there is always something to read and learn from. But, have you ever thought of re-reading an old favorite book…

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Una poesia per celebrare la primavera Posted by on Mar 31, 2021

Una poesia per celebrare la primavera – A poem to celebrate spring  Ciao a tutti!  Here we are, at the end of March 2021. For many of us, this month marks a full year since the pandemic began to close borders, shut down schools, and force businesses closed. I would like to imagine the renewal…

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