You may have heard me saying "Italianize your life”. But what does that mean actually? Here is what Italianize your life means to me... Ditch the hectic lifestyle and strive for a more relaxed routine. Having the time to do things you love. Being grateful for the simple things in life (the sunshine, the morning … Continue reading Italianize Your Life
Category: Italian language learning
The most boring language class
“I’m not coming back.” This is what I was thinking while the teacher was teaching us about “how to become better writers” in a language class. I had been abroad studying at a UK university for about a month, yet I felt m English language skills weren’t improving much --yes, I've learned English just like … Continue reading The most boring language class
Why you will (or won’t) succeed in learning Italian – the truth!
You can find the Italian version (+ audio) of this post in my "Learning Club" newsletter. In order not to miss content like this in the future, feel free to subscribe to "Learning Club" newsletter right here. -- Have you ever wondered how come some people who start to learn a new language (e.i. Italian) … Continue reading Why you will (or won’t) succeed in learning Italian – the truth!
Italian short story: “Cerchi scuse o fai progressi” (Excuses or progress?) by Alexandra Franzen
The short story in Italian you’re listening to is an Italian translation of the story “Excuses or Progress?” by Alexandra Franzen. You can also download the pdf with the written version along with the audio!
Possessive adjectives in Italian: how to use them and avoid common mistakes!
Possessive adjectives in Italian can be confusing but in this lesson we are going to learn them once for all. Watch this Italian class to learn: - All the possessive adjectives in Italian (which are the same as the Italian possessive pronouns!Two at the "price" of one!😉) - What changes when you use Italian possessive … Continue reading Possessive adjectives in Italian: how to use them and avoid common mistakes!
Polyglot Gathering: why attend and what I’ve learnt from the online polyglot gathering 2020
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.
AUDIOBOOK – How Learning a Language Can Change Your Life
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
English habits that Italians will never understand
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 Did you enjoy this video? Subscribe right … Continue reading English habits that Italians will never understand
How to be more Italian (and less English!)
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!)
How to maintain motivation in language learning – Eliza’s story
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