Why?

Why?

The Italian word perché can be translated as why or because depending on whether you ask a question or answer it. However, you cannot use…

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A tricky word: also

A tricky word: also

A tricky word to translate in Italian is also. When it appears at the start of a sentence eg Also, we played tennis after lunch it…

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Il gatto e la gatta

Il gatto e la gatta

Animals play a big role in our lives and our close relationship with them is reflected in the language and culture. Anche il più piccolo…

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Pena o penna?

Pena o penna?

I have in the past reminded you of the importance of sounding double consonants because the same word with a single consonant means something different…

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Rosso di sera...

Rosso di sera…

Red: energy and vitality but also risk, danger and transgression Ma guarda quei bambini come sono in salute: tutti e tre bianchi e rossi. Look…

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