Category Archives: Italian Language

On international dating…

As you may have noticed from brief mentions in previous posts, I’ve finally succumb to the charm and got an Italian boyfriend. I won’t lie that I was a bit uneasy about the idea. There are certain stereotypes about Italian … Continue reading

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How to Learn a Language Abroad

When I hear of someone desperate to learn a language, my advice is always the same: go to that country. There is no quicker or more effective way to get the grasp of a foreign tongue than by being completely … Continue reading

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How to Speak to a Foreign Language Learner

I’ve been in a lot of all-Italian groups since living here, both when I barely spoke a beginner’s level of the language, up to now when I think (or hope) that I have a fairly good grasp of it. I … Continue reading

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5 Italian Expressions & Oddities

If you exempt the few frustrations in communication that occur in the first days (or even months), there are many fun things about learning a new language through living abroad. I specify living abroad, because while studying in your home … Continue reading

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6 Italian Words and Phrases for Easy Tourism

Thankfully I am now at a stage with the Italian language where I’m not constantly translating words and phrases via Google translate. Though certainly not fluent, or even at an advanced level, I feel confident enough to get by and … Continue reading

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