This episode’s audio doesn’t exist, and we have technology to blame (poof! gone into cyberspace!). Instead of listening to this episode, feel free to use the notes below to learn more about the topic. And if you’re like, “CHER, NO. I NEED THIS EPISODE,” then let me know in the comments below. I’ll put it on my list to record again!
Key phrase/vocabulary: Piccola, felice, simpatica – Small, happy, nice
— Bambino piccolo – Small child
— Questo piccolo grande amore – a song by Claudio Baglioni that means my great love – He was famous during the 70s and is considered one of the greatest songwriters in Italian music history.
— Famiglia felice – Happy family
Siamo una famiglia felice. – We are a happy family.
— Rendere felice – to make happy
Il mio ragazzo mi rende felice. – My boyfriend makes me happy.
Key collocation: producono gli abiti – produces clothes
— produrre – produce, yield, create, manufacture
*Used with making/producing clothes
— Produrre in eccesso – overproduce
Key grammar: Quando sono stata in Italia, sono andata a Solomeo – When I was in Italy, I went to Solomeo.
Have a glass of wine and tell me in the comments below (In Italian!) what kind of wine you had!
Cos’è la “Terra dei fuochi” – article on Naples ? Caserta trash issue
Connect with me
Find me on Facebook to learn phrases, idioms, vocabulary and culture tips!