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Note: Some of my views have changed since I first recorded this episode.
To get the most up-to-date view on how I feel about what you should start with when learning a language, read this post:
So many people think that learning a language has to be arduous + tedious.
That’s because so many people start with grammar, which can often be less than sexy and not so fun.
In this episode, I
— Give you permission to let grammar take second place
— Share 5 phrases that would surely make your grandmother blush with their lewdness
— Sono brillo/brilla. – I’m tipsy/high.
— Ho una scimmia. – I’m wasted.
— Hai un guanto? – Do you have a condom?
— Lui è come un polpo. – He is like an octopus.
— Sto godendo. – I’m in ecstasy.
Go onto ITALKI.com and create an account. Find two Italian speakers and ‘Follow’ them on Italki.
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