Italian Accelerator Episode 1
Explainer Lesson #1
-means “Currently/at the moment”.
LE SCUOLE SUPERIORI
-means “High School”.
-means “A Professorship” (position of a college or university professor).
-School of Tourism (Institute of Tourism and Hotel Management).
-means “appointed/assigned employee”.
– Expressed when:
● Facing conflict (as between two appointments made for the same time)
● Confronted (face to face accusation)
-means “to collide”.
PORCA MISERIA! / PORCA VACCA!
-Porca miseria “Holy Cow!” Porca vacca “Dirty Cow!”.
EDUCAZIONE / ISTRUZIONE / MANIERE
-means “Education/ Instruction/ Manners”.
-means “Rude Person / ill educated (poorly educated).
-means “By chance”.
T’AVVERTO / AVVERTIRE / ANEDDOTO
-T’avverto means “I warn you”.
-means “The Knowledge”.
NON MI PRESERO
-(Infinitive) means “Did not take”.
MI ISCRISSI ISCRIVERSI
-means “To enroll”.
-means “Second option”.
TUTTI VOI ROSICAVATE / ROSICARE / STAI ROSICANDO /NON ROSICARE
-Rosicare means “being jealous/envious”. Non rosicare “Don’t be jealous”.
Each Episode is made up of two components.
First a chat 100% in Italian between me and one of my Italian friends. These chats are 100% real, authentic, unscripted Italian, including very colloquial expressions and … at full speed! Just like you would speak with your friends in your language.
Then there is an Explainer Lesson, this time in English, where we revisit the chat in Italian and analyze its content, including:
– idiomatic expressions
– specific grammatical points