Talking about getting old in Italian might be slightly more interesting than actually getting old.
Want to learn the most commonly used 500 words in Italian? Check out this cool site that has them all listed WITH audio. It’s like a gold mine!
Four less-known phrases in the Italian language that aren’t exactly as they seem.
Have trouble with the preposition ‘su’? You’re not alone + hopefully this picture clears things up.
BIG BEAUTIFUL PICTURES OF ROME? YES, PLEASE.
Will we ever really know where the accent goes on all Italian words?
New blog alert! Read Italian inspiration from this lovely lady here, and thank her for her Italian music compilations here.
This lady bought a house in Italy. I want to be like her.
Getting less Italian or more Italian? What say you? The Italian dictionary is changing every year.
Language Learning Mania
For those of you who want to speed up the language learning process to say, oh 3 months maybe, take 15 mins to read this post from Tim Ferriss – the man who does everything quickly and efficiently.
Another method/tool for learning languages through audio + video. I love having options.
Travel Happy Loveliness
Apparently this site helps you book the best hotels and pays YOU money if the rates change in your favor.
Geeky Linguistics Stuff <3
The truth about nouns and toddlers (because I know you’ve been pondering this question all your life)
Bilinguals think faster. (I bet we’re nicer + prettier, too.)
Bilingual people of all ages are continually addressing what research psychologist Ellen Bialystok of Toronto’s York University calls the dog-chien dilemma, encountering an object, action or concept and instantaneously toggling between two different words to describe it. Such nimble decisionmaking ought to improve on-the-fly problem solving, and studies show that it does.
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