In this video I share my experience of this first online Polyglot Gathering and some helpful language learning tips from the polyglots attending this language event.
In this Italian video lesson (done live on my Facebook group "Italian for English Speakers"!), I talk about the real meaning two false friends in Italian and English: Attendere vs Attend.
When all this crazy time started I decided to do something for my little community of learners... I started to do online live class that are accessible to everyone on youtube. Every week I show up live on my YouTube channel on Saturday (around 3:30pm BST time or sometimes later) to help you learn Italian … Continue reading Learn Italian on YouTUBE #WithMe
Today I have another Italian short story for you. It's based on a true story, Chrissa's story, a language enthusiast like you (and me!) that you can meet on instagram @polyglossa The story is written both in Italian and English and is read by me. It is for intermediate learners, however if you are a … Continue reading Italian Short Stories (+ audio) – La Storia di Chrissa
February has been a very intense but also enjoyable month for me. We had the very first Dance and Speak Italian workshop (Balla e Parla Italiano) in Chester as well as the walkshop Discovering Art (Alla Scoperta dell’Arte ), Both are workshops for everyone who wants to learn Italian in Chester and is looking for … Continue reading AN ITALIAN STORY FOR BEGINNERS (+AUDIO) ABOUT LEARNING ITALIAN IN CHESTER
This audiobook is an adaptation of a talk I presented at the Festival of Languages at Storyhouse in Chester last January. I tell my story about how I learn my first second language, English and how I overcome my fear of speaking it. If you're in a hurry, you can listen to the audiobook below or keep … Continue reading AUDIOBOOK – How Learning a Language Can Change Your Life
Have you ever wondered how to pronounce "gli"? Or how to use "in" or "a" correctly to say where you live in Italian ? Or do you know how to say your age correctly in Italian? If your native language is English, when you first start learning Italian you may find some of these things … Continue reading Italian for English speakers: 5 common mistakes beginners make
If you're struggling with Italian pronunciation and you wish to sound more Italian when you speak (even though you're a beginner!), you've landed in the right place! There are many rules in the Italian pronunciation, however there is one thing that makes Italian pronunciation much easier compared to other languages, such as English: Italian is … Continue reading How to sound Italian (Italian pronuciation rules for beginners)
For some English people it's normal to walk around with wet hair, or just eat at random times and have shower straight after...but if you want to know what an Italian think about all of these things, watch the video below! You may get surprised or... traumatised! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1O9OUuoZtzA NOW OVER TO YOU! I want to … Continue reading English habits that Italians will never understand
If you're learning Italian and you'd love to sound more Italian, act more Italian, or just be more Italian... You may: Eat pasta everyday Dress up very fashionably Show up five/ten minutes late at meet ups Learn to speak Italian with an Italian accent. ...Or do the things I reveal in the video below! Hope it … Continue reading How to be more Italian (and less English!)