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We move so fast these days that it seems like we’re always busy doing something or another.
So how is it even possible to learn Italian and practice it every single day like I preach?
Besides sharing 6 expressions that will surely make you blush, I also give you 3 easy ways to integrate Italian practice into your everyday life in a way that lights you up.
Plus, we go over how to tell Italians where you live using a super simple structure.
3 ways to use Italian in your everyday life:
1. Ch-ch-check out Italki (referral link).
2. Learn an Italian song.
3. Encourage (or kindly force) a friend to learn Italian with you.
6 expressions that will make you blush
— Vaffanculo! – F&^% you. F&^% off.
— Scusi, per favore, posso avere ancora un po’ di vino? – Excuse me, can I please have some more wine?
— Sei una testa di cazzo. – You are a dic*head.
— Una figura di merda.
— Lei è una troia. – She’s a wh*re.
— Senti chi parla! – Look who’s talking!
How to tell Italians where you live
1.) You use “A” with cities & before the nouns (casa, scuola, teatro, piedi, letto, and tavola)
2.) You would use “IN” with regions, large islands, countries, states, continents, and before nouns (classes, biblioteca, ufficio, chiesa, città, vacanza, montagna, e campagna).
3.) You would use “da” to talk about a home or where someone works, referring to where someone comes from with a city or a province.
This could be helpful, too: When to Use the Prepositions ‘A’, ‘In’ and ‘Da’ in Italian
Create 3 simple sentences.
— I live in + your city: Vivo a…
— I live in + your state: Vivo in…
I live in the United States.
— I come from + your city: Vengo da…
Leave your 4 sentences in the comments below!
Links mentioned in the show notes:
— Italki (referral link)
— You may also like: How to Improve Your Writing in Italian by Getting Corrections from Native Speakers Using Italki
— Italian Youtube playlist
— Giorgia – Tu Mi Porti Su
— Entics – Quanto Sei Bella
— Jovanotti – A Te/Tensione Evolutiva
— Arisa – La Notte
— How learning Italian makes you a better cooler version of yourself
— Offline and online resources for language learners
— How to pronounce GLI