La lingua latina è tra noi

La lingua latina è tra noi

Come tutti sappiamo, la lingua italiana deriva dal Latino e molte parole ed espressioni latine sono ancora oggi usate correntemente nel linguaggio italiano. Questa nuova…

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Language corner - The Gerund

Language corner – The Gerund

There is a verb form in Italian – the gerund – that may appear difficult to some students. It has the function of a participle…

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Modi di dire - Andare...

Modi di dire – Andare…

Quando eravamo bambini andavamo a zonzo per i campi da mattina a sera. When we were children, we would be roaming in the fields from…

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Language corner - The gender of words

Language corner – The gender of words

Language evolves and typically reflects societal norms and cultural change. In Italian, as all students painfully learn, we have masculine and feminine genders and these…

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Language corner - L’angolo della lingua

Language corner – L’angolo della lingua

Here are four ‘false friends’ ie words that look similar in Italian and English but in fact have different meanings. It’s easy to get them…

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