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Ti Piacerebbe Fare Un Quiz? – The Answers Posted by on May 29, 2018

Here are the answers to last week’s exercise Ti Piacerebbe Fare Un Quiz? 1. Laura and Eugenia discuss their travels Laura: Do you like Italy? Ti piace l’Italia? Eugenia: Yes, I particularly like Tuscany and Liguria. Sì, mi/a me piacciono in particolare la Toscana e la Liguria. Laura: What about Lunigiana, do you like it?…

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Mi Piace! – Part 3. Posted by on May 18, 2018

Did you like the lasagne? Did you like his brother? Common everyday questions that you’re likely to be asked or you’ll want to ask in Italian. But how to go about it? N.B. before you read this article you’ll need to have studied the following: Italian Indirect Personal Pronouns Mi Piace! – Part 1. Mi…

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Mi Piace! – Part 2. Posted by on May 14, 2018

In Mi Piace! – Part 1. I wrote: “In Italian it’s not the person that does the liking, but the thing that pleases the person”. Today we’ll find out why it’s so important to understand this basic concept. Insisting on translating ‘mi piace‘ as ‘I like it’ is fine if you never intend to move beyond…

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