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prepositions and conjunctions: tips

1. Know that a preposition brings many senses in its meaning,

  • Sense of position.
  • Sense of time.
  • Sense of direction.
  • Other senses (there is a long list of them).
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The foolish fish of April

In which I learn some new Italian words and discover that April Fools Day in Italy has something to with…fish? 

Today in my weekly Italian lesson my teacher surprised me with a friendly pat on the back…odd, I thought to myself, before realizing that she had sneakily attached something to my shirt. 227 more words

Word Of The Day (la Parola Del Giorno)

The partitive article - l'articolo partitivo

Masculine:

dei libri some books
degli studenti some students
degli amici some (male) friends

Feminine:

delle amiche some (female) friends
delle camere some rooms… 68 more words

ItalianoConSilvia

The Culture Project

Culture. Noun. The arts and other manifestations of human intellectual achievement regarded collectively.
Synonyms: civilization, experience, proficiency, enlightenment
Antonyms: Morgan Sinclair

I, Morgan Sinclair, feel like one of the most uncultured people on the face of the planet. 570 more words

Culture

The noun group

Grammatically speaking, Italian does not always have a male and a female of each animal species, for example:

una giraffa  -  ‘giraffe’ is always feminine… 84 more words

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Hawaii Goes to Rome.

Four days into life in Rome and I can’t believe how completely normal this feels. Where is the culture shock? I am in a beautiful place, with beautiful people, surrounded with beautiful opportunities. 847 more words