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Videolesson: italian gestures

One of the most famous cliches about Italians is related to the percentage of non-verbal communication in the Italian language: it is commonly believed that one could build entire sentences just by using italian hand gestures. 55 more words

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Back to school (for an evening)

Yesterday evening I took the PLIDA A2 level exam in Italian, and just as with the A1 exam, it was like high school all over again. 148 more words


Certificazioni di Italiano L2 (2 parte - PLIDA e CIC)


PLIDA è l’acronimo di Progetto Lingua Italiana Dante Alighieri. Questo esame si suddivide in sei livelli, corrispondenti a quelli del QCER.



LIVELLI PLIDA… 141 more words

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Blogging in Narnia

I am in Narnia as I write this morning. I literally opened the wardrobe, parted the thick, furry coats, and stepped through the door onto a little ledge among the mountain top vista which surrounds me as I write. 682 more words


Finding 'la dolce vita' in a new year resolution....

The Christmas decorations have been put away, the pine needles swept up and tossed into the bin, the boxing day sale signs taken down, the New Year’s hangover is a blurry memory, back at work and the holiday euphoria has crept away to lick its wounds battered and bloodied by the solid black weight of unread emails and peak hour traffic.  1,169 more words