Pillole: L’uso della virgola

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La virgola è il segno di interpunzione più usato. Viene utilizzato per rappresentare una pausa breve tra le parole e, molte volte, svolge un ruolo determinante per una corretta trasmissione e percezione del messaggio. In particolare la virgola si usa per:

separare i termini di un  elenco

Es: Paesi accomunati dalla produzione di uno specifico alimento o da un determinato tema: Bio-Mediterraneo, Cereali e Tuberi, Isole, Zone Aride, Frutta e Legumi, Spezie, Caffè, Cacao e Riso

dividere frasi connesse tra di loro senza l’uso di congiunzioni

Es: Non a caso il concept di fondo del padiglione Italia è quello del vivaio, dell’incubatore di idee da far crescere e diffondere.

dividere una preposizione subordinata dalla principale

Es: Il sito che ospita Expo 2015 non è soltanto un contenitore, ma è vera e propria incarnazione dei valori e dei principi del tema di questa 150esima esposizione universale: “Nutrire il pianeta. Energia per…

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Learning to Cook with Italian Chefs

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Sometimes I wonder if Italy was ever named after it’s delicious cuisines. I mean, they all sound the same –“EAT ALL DAY” or EAT-(ILY). Food is the one thing I looked forward to the most when I came to Italy. It’s home to all the heavenly carbs  we have a love/hate relationship with — Pizza, pasta, gnocchi, lasagna, and all that goodies!

I was never the one to buy pastas at a restaurant back in the States, because I thought I perfected my homemade pasta from a box. It was the easiest and quickest Italian dish I knew how to make, because i lived off of them all throughout college. But little did I know… I have been cooking them WRONG this whole time!

Thanks to my study center at ACCENT in Rome, I got the opportunity to cook with Italian chefs and learn about the typical ingredients and techniques used to make…

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HD glasses could take visitors in Rome back to days of Caesar

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Article published by l’Italo Americano on April 15th, 2015 by l’Italo Americano staff : http://www.italoamericano.org/story/2015-4-14/Rome

Roman Forums may be explored through the high definition technology – Photo credits Sergio Lanna

According to ANSA, Rome’s local government is working on a project to introduce 3D “augmented reality” glasses for the Imperial Forum, giving visitors the possibility of experiencing the ancient Roman ruins from the days of Caesar, Trajan and Nerva.

Rome is planning to experiment the ‘immersive’, high definition, virtual reality glasses designed by two young Roman engineers. The first applications for the glasses have been at rock concerts in Rome. As Mayor Marino said, this is going to be a surprise for April 21 when Rome will celebrate its birthday.

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