Category Archives for "All Levels"

Shadowing Italian – Episode 1

By Manu Venditti | Advanced

Shadowing Italian – Episode 1 How to do it:Pause the video at 1:20 to see instruction specific for your level. OBJECTIVES OF SHADOWING GET THE RIGHT PRONUNCIATION OF ALL INDIVIDUAL WORDS.GET THE RIGHT PRONUNCIATION OF ALL GROUPS OF WORDS.GET THE RIGHT INTONATION / CADENCE / PITCH.GET THE RIGHT SPEED AND NATURALNESS.SOUND 100% IDENTICAL TO THE […]

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Italian Sentence Structure [Ep. 08]

By Manu Venditti | All Levels

Jun asks:How do I structure sentences in Italian?Or better… when do I have to worry about it?  DOWNLOAD LESSON NOTES & EXERCISES Let’s start from this assumption…The first thing we want to address here is the fact that you are better off not worrying too much about the sentence structure in Italian and go with the […]

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Italian Stereotypes: Myth or Reality?

By Manu Venditti | All Levels

  For whatever reason, Italy and Italians seem to be on everyone’s mind, in all parts of the world. I guess that’s a good thing, right? This means that most people have preconceived ideas of what Italy and Italians are like. But do these ideas correspond to reality? Today we discuss Italian stereotypes. Are they Myth […]

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How to say “Really” in Italian [Ep. 05]

By Manu Venditti | All Levels

Lee from the UK asks:How can use the word “VERAMENTE”? How do I say “REALLY” in Italian? DOWNLOAD LESSON NOTES & EXERCISES VERAMENTE means “REALLY” in statementsWhenever “REALLY” can be replaced with “VERY” or “TRULY” in statements, then in Italian we tend to use the words VERAMENTE.Some examplesMI PIACE VERAMENTE TANTOI like it (really) a lot!I […]

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Expressions like STASERA & DOMATTINA [Ep. 03]

By Manu Venditti | All Levels

Marie from the UK asks:Are there other similar expressions to STASERA (tonight) & DOMATTINA (tomorrow morning)? Let’s start with STASERASTASERA means “tonight” or “this evening”, and we’ll use this word whenever we need to talk about these times of the day. DOWNLOAD LESSON NOTES & EXERCISES CAREFUL!!! There is a substantial cultural difference between Italian and English […]

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