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Eccoci Al Mare! Posted by on Sep 9, 2016

If you’ve studied Italian in language classes or from books, it can be an unsettling surprise to arrive in Italy and find that colloquial Italian is peppered with words and expressions that no one ever told you about. One such word is ecco. You hear it all the time, but it’s difficult to pin down exactly…

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Colloquial Italian – 1. Ecco Posted by on Oct 28, 2009

As many students of the Italian language have discovered, there is a big difference between the Italian learnt in a language class and everyday colloquial Italian. In fact many students suffer a serious blow to their confidence when, having diligently studied in their language class, they first set foot in Italia and come face to…

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