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Journey to Italy: Italian vocabulary for transport and travel

Journey to Italy: Italian vocabulary for transport and travel

Learning how to speak Italian can be an amazingly satisfying and fun experience, provided you approach this wonderful language with the appropriate self-motivation and in the most favourable environment (such as an Italian language course at our Italian language school in Rome ? ). Studying Italian in Italy with a full immersion in the Italian culture is always the best way to learn Italian language, especially if you consider…

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Culture: map of Italy by Classic Italian film

Culture: map of Italy by Classic Italian film

I just found this map of Italy by Classic Italian film and thought it is very stimulating, especially if you consider that the most productive regions (Lombardia, Emilia Romagna, Lazio and Sicilia above all others) seem to work with genres that are seen as more appropriate to the cultural atmosphere of their specific territory. For example, immersed in the grey metropolitan scenarios of the workaholic…

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50 years in Rome’s notorius traffic: video

50 years in Rome’s notorius traffic: video

Che lavoro fai?   Abbina le professioni alle immagini, attenzione c’è un nome in più.   commesso, tassista, insegnante,fotografo,panettiere,impiegato     Guarda il video la prima volta e scegli le opzioni giuste. Livello A2+ Alberto Tomassi ha 65/75 anni e quest’anno ha festeggiato il cinquantesimo/quindicesimo anno di servizio da tassista per le strade della Capitale. In tutta la sua carriera…

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Croce e delizia: Rome and its public transportation

Croce e delizia: Rome and its public transportation

Let’s start by saying that in Rome complaining about the weather is second only to complaining about its public transportation: strikes, floodings, delays, cancelled or diverted lines, demonstrations, festivals, protests, the town plan (barely fit for chariots, let alone for cars…) all require a commuter to be patient as a Saint and resourceful as Indiana Jones. The third metro line,…

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Rome through its cinema

Rome through its cinema

With “The Great Beauty”, prized as best foreign movie at the Academy Awards, it seems that the city of  Rome has taken back a central role in the international movie industry.With the once-glorious Cinecittà Studios decayed beyond repair, Rome can at least exist in the Cinema as an elegant movie set. In recent years, many  international productions were set in…

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