Italy’s Weirdest Legends (Part 2)

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In this episode of Italy Made Easy Podcast we are going to talk about Italian legends. We’ll discover the curious stories that someone at some point in time invented in an attempt to explain certain customs and traditions whose true origins have been lost over time.

The particular legends we talk about in this episode are set in the mountains of Italy. Hopefully, none of you get too scared to go and visit the Italian mountains after this! Nonetheless, I’m sure that you will understand the moral of these legends. You have nothing to fear if you explore nature with good intentions, respecting the animals who live there.

Oops! I hope I didn’t give too much away! Well, you'll just have to listen to the whole episode!

Italy Made Easy Podcast is a language learning tool, not just yet another podcast.
It is a great way for you to work on your Italian Listening and Comprehension skills.  

Don’t just listen to this Episode as you would any other Podcast in your native language! 
You are here to improve your ability to speak and understand Italian, and you will if you use these resources strategically.

Below are clear and simple instructions on how you should use these learning materials.

▷ BEFORE LISTENING TO THIS PODCAST EPISODE:

  • Read the TRUE/FALSE questions below; they will help you focus on the main points you need to listen out for.

▷ LISTENING TO THE PODCAST:

  • Listen to the audio once. Don’t focus on trying to understand every single word and sentence.
    The aim is to get the overall meaning. What is Manu talking about?
  • Listen to it again and see if you can pick out the key words and find the answers to the questions as you listen.
  • Listen to the audio as many times as you need – the more you listen the more you will understand. Try and identify words that you don’t know the meaning of and look them up.
    The most important thing is that you listen more than once!

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Here are your TRUE/ FALSE Comprehension questions.

You will find the answers to these questions and even more questions in the Bonus PDF.

 

1. Le leggende raccontate in questo podcast provengono da zone montane
The legends told in this podcast originate from the mountain regions

2. L’Uomo Selvatico è una buona scusa per non andare in montagna
“L’Uomo Selvatico” is a good excuse to not go into the mountains

3. L’Uomo Selvatico ha paura di tutto
“L’Uomo Selvatico” is scared of everything

4. L’Uomo Selvatico teme il fuoco
“L’Uomo Selvatico” is afraid of fire

5. L’Uomo Selvatico talvolta è considerato un maestro di antichi saperi
“L’Uomo Selvatico” is sometimes considered a master of ancient knowledge

Italy Made Easy Podcast is a language learning tool, not just yet another podcast.
It is a great way for you to work on your Italian Listening and Comprehension skills.  

Don’t just listen to this Episode as you would any other Podcast in your native language! 
You are here to improve your ability to speak and understand Italian, and you will if you use these resources strategically.

Below are clear and simple instructions on how you should use these learning materials.

▷ BEFORE LISTENING TO THIS PODCAST EPISODE:

  • Read the TRUE/FALSE questions below; they will help you focus on the main points you need to listen out for.

▷ LISTENING TO THE PODCAST:

  • Listen to the audio once. Don’t focus on trying to understand every single word and sentence.
    The aim is to get the overall meaning. What is Manu talking about?
  • Listen to it again and see if you can pick out the key words and find the answers to the questions as you listen.
  • Listen to the audio as many times as you need – the more you listen the more you will understand. Try and identify words that you don’t know the meaning of and look them up.
    The most important thing is that you listen more than once!
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