Italian Accelerator Episode 5
Explainer Lesson #2
IL MIO COMPAGNO DA SETTE ANNI
-means “My partner for seven years”. Da means “From” but also used when talking about something on going (From past to present).
ABBIAMO GIRATO IL MONDO
-means “We traveled the world”.
A UN CERTO PUNTO
-means “At some point”.
ABBIAMO DECISO DI CAMBIARE VITA
-means “We decided to change our lives”.
-means “Turn the page”.
VISTO CHE IO HO LA GRANDE FORTUNA
-Visto che is used as “Since” Io ho la grande fortuna means “I have the great fortune”.
-means “Double/dual Citizenship”.
SONO NATA A MELBOURNE
-means “I was born in Melbourne”.
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