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Feb 15

ESSENTIAL ITALIAN EXPRESSIONS #8

By Marlet Cordero | All Levels

ESSENTIAL ITALIAN EXPRESSIONS #8The Italian Expression “Ciao!” means “Hello!” or “Goodbye!“ I personally don’t want to recommend this Italian expression because it is very “casual”. It is like saying “Yow!”. When can we use this Italian expression?In Italy, we use “Ciao!” with family or close friends. Regardless of age, we say “Ciao!” when we see  […]

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Feb 14

ESSENTIAL ITALIAN EXPRESSIONS #7

By Marlet Cordero | All Levels

ESSENTIAL ITALIAN EXPRESSIONS #7The Italian Expression “Come sta?” means “How are you?“– is the formal version of saying the expression; use this if you are speaking with a stranger While the informal version of the expression is “Come stai?” – this version can be used with your friends. In Italian, we only say “Come sta?” […]

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Feb 13

ESSENTIAL ITALIAN EXPRESSIONS #6

By Marlet Cordero | All Levels

ESSENTIAL ITALIAN EXPRESSIONS #6The Italian Expression “No, non m’interessa!” means “No, I’m not interested!“– you can use this essential expression when somebody is trying to approach but you don’t want to deal with them. An alternative to this expression is simply, “No, Grazie!“which means “No, thanks!“   WATCH THE NEXT ITALIAN EXPRESSION HERE >>

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Feb 09

ESSENTIAL ITALIAN EXPRESSIONS #3

By Marlet Cordero | All Levels

ESSENTIAL ITALIAN EXPRESSIONS #3The Italian Expression “Puo ripetere?” means “Could you repeat that!“– is the formal version of the expression; it is used when you are speaking with people you don’t know.  Alternative to this is the Italian Expression “Scusi, come?” or “Scusi?” or “Come?” (with a puzzled face) means “Sorry, what was that?“ You […]

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Feb 06

ESSENTIAL ITALIAN EXPRESSIONS #1

By Marlet Cordero | All Levels

ESSENTIAL ITALIAN EXPRESSIONS #1The Italian Expression “Scusi, non ho capito!” means “Sorry, I did not get that!“– is the formal version of the expression; it is used when you are speaking with people you don’t know. The Italian Expression “Scusa, non ho capito!” – is the version of the expression that we normally say to […]

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Feb 02

Italian Accelerator – Episode 6 – Explainer Lesson #6

By Manu Venditti | Advanced

Italian Accelerator Episode 6Explainer Lesson #6 Expressions explained in this lesson:Tu parli piuttosto pulito “Piuttosto” means rather, followed by an adjective. “Pulito” here means “polished, good Italian”. It could also mean “clean”, as in, without swearing. Ogni tanto “Every now and then” Intrufolare “To sneak in” In provincia di Roma We talk about the administrative […]

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