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By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, June 5th, 2014
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Fluent in 3 Months

Pronunciation or Intonation? Benny Lewis, author of Fluent in 3 Months (published by Collins) gives us his tips on understanding the ‘network’ of intonation in a language, with the help of a friendly Italian More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, May 28th, 2014
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Fluent in 3 Months

Using Music to Learn Phrases Benny Lewis, author of Fluent in 3 Months (published by Collins) gives us a brief singing lesson to help remember key phrases in a new language. While learning words is certainly very More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, May 20th, 2014
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Italian word for the week: farfalla

Farfalla (n.f) Butterfly. Farfalla is a strange word because, although it does derive directly from Latin, the way that it has morphed into modern Italian is unusual. The Latin, ‘papilio’, has become More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, May 20th, 2014
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Fluent in 3 Months

The Missing Ingredient: Passion Benny Lewis, author of Fluent in 3 Months (published by Collins) tells us about what made him passionate about learning a language, and how this can help you to find what really More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, May 12th, 2014
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Italian Word for the Week: Mazzo

Mazzo (n. m.) a bunch. That’s nice. A nice bunch of flowers for our word for the week. How kind. Well, don’t be too hasty because although this entry does begin with a nice bunch of flowers it ends More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, May 9th, 2014
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Gazzetta Italia!

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By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, May 6th, 2014
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Italian Word for the Week: Infinocchiare

Infinocchiare (vb. tr.) To fool, swindle, cheat, deceive, etc. The Italian word for fennel is finocchio, so a literal translation of infinocchiare would be ‘to enfennelate’. The word doesn’t exist More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, April 21st, 2014
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Italian Word for the Week: Nuvola/Nube

Nuvola/Nube (n.f.) Cloud. Bargain: two Words for the Week for the price of one! You may think. But it’s not really. It’s more like one and a half. As we’ll see… Here the Italian words are very More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Sunday, April 13th, 2014
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Italian Word for the Week: Carnevale

Carnevale (n.m.) Carnival The tradition of Carnevale has never truly been part of the Protestant tradition, but its history in the Roman Catholic and Orthodox churches is ancient and rich – the Venice Carnival More...