The Basic Rules of Italian Food

To be learned by heart!

Once Upon a Time in Italy

I wanted to write a post about Italian food rules—everything from the when to drink cappuccino to the correct way to eat your spaghetti (I’ll tell you now: no cutting!). However, I’m far from being an authority. So I went to a friend and fellow blogger, Paolo Rigiroli of Disgraces on the Menu, who is a bona fide italiano living in Canada. He had an even better idea.

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Something “extraordinary” is happening in Rome!

Poor Romans! Without having had the chance to recover from the 2000 Jubilee, they now have to face a new, extraordinary one, 10 years in advance. Needless to say, out of the ordinary is also the tense and alarmist atmosphere in which this event is about to be held.

Keep on reading the original article on Kappa Language School’s website.

Word of the Week Wednesday- Imparare

From students to students: a list of Italian Words that sound really fun!

Gelato Days and Prosecco Nights

Bentornato!  Welcome back!

I hope you are having a fabulous hump day! …Hmmm… That kind of sounds wrong doesn’t it?

Comunque!  This week I want to share a few words that I think are really fun if you are an English speaker, but to be honest, they don’t fit into any fun story from my week.  In fact, it’s been a pretty tame week due mostly to the rainy weather here and the fact that I’m really a 65 year old lady in a 28 year old’s body.  It’s not a problem until they ask in class (as they do every day) ‘what did you do last night/this weekend/before class?’.  At least my answers are more interesting than ‘non lo so’ and ‘dormire’ which is what everyone else in the class says.  Maybe it’s just because I am so determined to be good at this language and to practice, but…

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10 Very Innocent Italian Words You Need To Use Carefully

Every language has its own puns and double meanings, but for language students it is always tricky to find out when they are accidently embarassing themselves by using innocent words in inappropriate contexts.
Here’s a list of 10 very innocent Italian Words you might want to use carefully while you’re in the process of learning italian.

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