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!)
Italian do many unpopular things... like showing up late at dates! Yet, there's an important (and wise!) reason behind this...
Ever wondered about Italian eating etiquette? How do Italians eat? And what's up with all those courses? In this video you'll find out what you should do if you're ever invited to an Italian lunch and why you should always eat fruit at the end of your Italian meal. Plus you'll also learn a few … Continue reading How Italians actually eat
Are you a traveller eager to discover a new world through languages but you’re unable to keep motivation up in your languages learning? If you’ve answered "yes" to this question, you must read Eliza’s story. Eliza is a language learner like us who describes herself as a tech loving business owner who left international corporate life … Continue reading How to maintain motivation in language learning – Eliza’s story
*THROW CELEBRATORY CONFETTI* Welcome, my friend, to a new video series for travellers like you, called "Culture Shock"! Unike Ermy's Q+A show, "Culture Shock" videos are going to be short videos that explore cultural topics of interest and funny things that can puzzle travellers and keen Italian learners whose first language is English. My first "Culture … Continue reading 3 things Italians never do with food
Question for you: Can learning another language be a life changing experience? As per my experience, learning a new language can certainly help you develop your confidence and resilience which will make you a much more well rounded, empathetic communicator, but it can also lead you to events and opportunities that can deeply impact your life. In this 10 minutes talk … Continue reading How learning a language can change your life
"If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his #heart." Nelson Mandela Last year around this time I wrote an article for my blog called "How to wish merry Christmas in any language" I gave a … Continue reading How to say Merry Christmas and Happy New Year in 8 languages
As I was born in Naples, hence Neapolitan and speaker of this language too, when I run into Fran Norris’s Instagram profile and saw the tremendous effort and passion she was putting into learning Sicilian, the language spoken in Sicily (which is not a dialect but an actual language) I had to know more about … Continue reading How to learn Sicilian (or any other minority language) and …dream big!
If you are looking for a website that helps you learn Italian FAST...Please leave right now! 🙂 You're in the wrong place! Also, honestly, how many of those courses that promise to teach you a language fast actually work? Also, how much fast is fast ? 3 months? 30 days? Faster than Speedy Gonzales? And … Continue reading Learn a language slowly – A Manifesto!
Have ever wondered how you can get to understand fast speech in another language? It's possible and I can show you how! In this video I answer to Marina's question and give her 3 steps to deal with fast speech and improve her listening skills! Make sure you watch until the end ... to have … Continue reading How to develop your listening skills in a new language