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Learn Italian with Podcasts

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Learn Italian with Podcasts

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176 Ratings
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Wow!

By Cooper Bridges - Feb 04 2019
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This was an amazing podcast! I’ve been trying to learn Italian for about two weeks now and this is so helpful! I would also recommend the app duolingo if you want to learn it as well😀

Good show!

By sweetchild42 - Apr 27 2016
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This really helped me learn the language and overcome my fear of learning languages.

iTunes Ratings

176 Ratings
Average Ratings
95
32
17
22
10

Wow!

By Cooper Bridges - Feb 04 2019
Read more
This was an amazing podcast! I’ve been trying to learn Italian for about two weeks now and this is so helpful! I would also recommend the app duolingo if you want to learn it as well😀

Good show!

By sweetchild42 - Apr 27 2016
Read more
This really helped me learn the language and overcome my fear of learning languages.
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LearnItalianPod

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Learn Italian with Podcasts

Rank #1: 1. Say Hello To Your Italian Friend! (Beginner)

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Learn Italian with LearnItalianPod! The big day has finally come: you land in beautiful Florence, Italy, get off the plane, and say “ciao” (hello) to your Italian friend! Let’s begin our trip to Italy by learning how to greet and how to ask simple questions (and give simple answers).


The post 1. Say Hello To Your Italian Friend! (Beginner) appeared first on LearnItalianPod.

Nov 30 2005

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Rank #2: 1. A Day In Florence (Intermediate)

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So, you took the whole day off yesterday and went to Florence with your friends… good for you! Now, back to reality, let’s take our Italian language up a step with this first intermediate level lesson. We’ll start off with some past tense verbs, so you’ll get the chance to tell us what you did yesterday in Florence. Enjoy!

Intermediate Level – Lesson Nr. 1


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Jan 18 2006

10mins

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Rank #3: 33. A Visit From A Friend

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What’s better than a visit from a friend you haven’t seen in a long time? The only thing is, your friend is from Italy, and only speaks Italian. In today’s lesson, we are going to learn how to conjugate and use a very common verb: “potere” (can).


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Apr 02 2006

8mins

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Rank #4: 2. Where Are You From? (Beginner)

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What’s the best way to learn new things? Ask questions! Find out how easy can be to start a conversation with a simple question: “Where are you from?”


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Dec 02 2005

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Rank #5: 20. My Italian Girlfriend

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So you have a nice Italian girlfriend and of course everybody wants to know what her name is, what she looks like, and so on. Get ready to answer some personal questions – Italians can be pretty nosy, sometimes! Wait a second… what if you have an Italian boyfriend? Practice the lesson, change the gender of the adjectives, and tell us about him – we are all ears!


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Jan 16 2006

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Rank #6: 27. A Postcard From Capri

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Some says you haven’t see Italy if you haven’t see the marvelous Isle of Capri. We wouldn’t go that far, but truth is, if you don’t stop there, you’re missing out. So let’s spend a nice afternoon in Capri, looking at the blue sea, relaxing, and writing postcards – in Italian – to your friends back home. Now this is living!


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Feb 20 2006

10mins

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Rank #7: 4. The Carnival In Venice (Intermediate)

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A whole city filled with beautiful masks, elaborate costumes, musicians, clowns, magicians, and colorful parades: people of all nationalities together for an extraordinary celebration of life. Get your mask ready, we’re taking you to “Il Carnevale di Venezia”!

Intermediate Level – Lesson Nr. 4


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Feb 09 2006

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Rank #8: 10. What Is The Weather Like? (Intermediate)

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What is the most talked about subject in the world – THE real conversation opener? That’s right, the weather! So let’s learn some handy expressions you can use when you desperately need to keep a conversation going, but you run out of ideas. “Nice weather tonight, huh?”

Intermediate Level – Lesson #10


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Mar 23 2006

11mins

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Rank #9: 32. What A Beautiful Morning

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Giovanna (aka Jane) is definitely a daytime person. She likes early morning best, and the earlier, the better. Massimo, ehm… the opposite. In today’s lesson, we are going to learn and conjugate verbs ending in “ire”, like “dormire” (to sleep) and some useful expression we can use to describe people’s habits. Are you a nighttime or daytime person?


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Mar 27 2006

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Rank #10: 21. At The Italian Trattoria

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Somebody once said “The trouble with eating Italian food is that 5 or 6 days later you’re hungry again”. Make it 10 days, if you go to a real Italian Trattoria! Let’s learn how to order pasta with bolognese sauce, bistecca ai ferri, mixed salad and (a lot of) good wine. Aren’t you hungry already? We are – see you at the Trattoria!


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Jan 20 2006

12mins

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Rank #11: 12. The Italian Gossip (Intermediate)

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Some say gossip is just a trivial pastime; some other think it is essential to psychological and even physical well-being. No matter what you believe, do not say you’ve never done it… we will not believe you! Let’s learn some useful expressions about love, marriage, money… it’s gossip time, signore e signori!

Intermediate Level – Lesson Nr. 12


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Apr 06 2006

11mins

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Rank #12: 17. To Have Or Not To Have

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Learning verbs and remembering their correct usage could be a daunting task for anyone, we know, but it doesn’t need to be boring. Today, we’ll talk about cars, cats, and family, using and practicing the verb “To Have”. And we’ll see some funny things about it.


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Jan 09 2006

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Rank #13: 26. Do Not Be Late!

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It’s morning in Venice, and you and your Italian friend Francesca are planning to go to the movie in the afternoon. Let’s see how to use the very handy word “quando” (when) , and how to ask questions about time, so to make sure you meet at the right time (and at the right place…). And do not be late!


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Feb 13 2006

9mins

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Rank #14: 11. In Bocca Al Lupo! (Intermediate)

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When someone is taking a trip, one way to wish that person off is to say, “in bocca al lupo,” which means, “in the mouth of the wolf”. Let’s wish “in bocca al lupo” to Giovanna (aka Jane), who is taking a trip to… the kitchen, ready to cook dinner for everybody. Some say she cannot cook, she says everything’s under control. Dinner’s served!

Intermediate Level – Lesson Nr. 11


The post 11. In Bocca Al Lupo! (Intermediate) appeared first on LearnItalianPod.

Mar 30 2006

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Rank #15: 28. At The Hotel

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One of the best way to enjoy Italy is renting a car, driving through the countryside, and stop for the night at a typical family-run small hotel. Let’s make sure that making a reservation and checking in at that cozy Italian hotel is going to be easy and fun by practicing these simple but very useful sentences.


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Feb 27 2006

11mins

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Rank #16: 7. Do As Romans Do (Intermediate)

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When in Rome, do as Romans do. That means, when you are somewhere that you are not familiar with, act like the people around you. That’s a golden rule. Let’s learn how to apply it “the Italian way” while practicing some useful expressions using the word “quando” (when).

Intermediate Level – Lesson Nr. 7


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Mar 02 2006

13mins

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Rank #17: 3. Sweet Doing Nothing (Intermediate)

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Today we are going to do… nothing. Uh? No walking, no movies, no activities. That’s “il dolce far niente”, an Italian phrase which means “sweet doing nothing”: just stop what you’re doing, let the world pass you by, and relax.

Intermediate Level – Lesson Nr. 3


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Feb 02 2006

9mins

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Rank #18: 25. Living In Italy

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Our VIP Member Francesca was bitten by the Italian bug some time ago, and she decided to move to Italy. She now lives in Siena, studying Italian and working as photographer. Let’s see how she’s doing while we learn how to conjugate some useful verbs like “studiare” (to study), “lavorare” (to work), “viaggiare” (to travel), and “amare” (to love).


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Feb 06 2006

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Rank #19: 16. Let’s Go Shopping!

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Someone once said “Whoever said money can’t buy happiness simply didn’t know where to go shopping”. What do you think? Well, let’s go shopping and find out! Many Italian products are world-famous for their style and quality, and if you go to Italy, you’ll definitely want to know how to ask “How much is this?”.


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Jan 06 2006

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Rank #20: 14. A Polite Introduction

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After formal greetings, here’s a polite way to introduce yourself. Use these useful sentences to melt early icy meeting moments, or to begin a business conversation… and leave an impression!


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Jan 02 2006

11mins

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36. I Have To Run…

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He promised he was going to help her to prepare the cake for the party. “But not today”, he says, “because I have to run..”. Let’s learn how to conjugate and use another very common verb: “dovere” (to have to – must).


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May 01 2006

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14. What A Hectic Day! (Intermediate)

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In today’s episode, we are going to hear a story about a very hectic day – one of those days with so many things to do in so little time… We’ll learn and practice some verbs that express action, like for instance “prendere” (to take), “portare” (to bring), and “accompagnare” (to accompany).

Intermediate Level – Lesson Nr. 14


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Apr 27 2006

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35. Everything Is On Sale!

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She walks in via Condotti, Rome, she sees a shop window she loves, the shop assistant is a friend (so she’ll get a discount), and last but not least, everything is on sale: the shopaholic’s heaven must look like this! In today’s episode, we are going to learn how to shop with style.


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Apr 24 2006

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13. The Most Beautiful… (Intermediate)

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Some say it’s Rome, some say it’s Florence, some other says it’s Venice… so, what’s the most beautiful Italian city? And do you think big cities are more interesting than small ones? Let’s talk about it, while learning how to use comparative adjectives, like “piu’… di…” (more… than…), and other useful sentences.

Intermediate Level – Lesson Nr. 13


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Apr 20 2006

12mins

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34. What A Gentleman!

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She wants to go eat out in a good seafood restaurant, and he’s showing some good old fashioned manners, by picking up the tab… what a gentleman! In today’s episode, we are going to learn how to conjugate and use another very common verb: “volere” (to want).


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Apr 10 2006

9mins

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12. The Italian Gossip (Intermediate)

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Some say gossip is just a trivial pastime; some other think it is essential to psychological and even physical well-being. No matter what you believe, do not say you’ve never done it… we will not believe you! Let’s learn some useful expressions about love, marriage, money… it’s gossip time, signore e signori!

Intermediate Level – Lesson Nr. 12


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Apr 06 2006

11mins

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33. A Visit From A Friend

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What’s better than a visit from a friend you haven’t seen in a long time? The only thing is, your friend is from Italy, and only speaks Italian. In today’s lesson, we are going to learn how to conjugate and use a very common verb: “potere” (can).


The post 33. A Visit From A Friend appeared first on LearnItalianPod.

Apr 02 2006

8mins

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11. In Bocca Al Lupo! (Intermediate)

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When someone is taking a trip, one way to wish that person off is to say, “in bocca al lupo,” which means, “in the mouth of the wolf”. Let’s wish “in bocca al lupo” to Giovanna (aka Jane), who is taking a trip to… the kitchen, ready to cook dinner for everybody. Some say she cannot cook, she says everything’s under control. Dinner’s served!

Intermediate Level – Lesson Nr. 11


The post 11. In Bocca Al Lupo! (Intermediate) appeared first on LearnItalianPod.

Mar 30 2006

11mins

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32. What A Beautiful Morning

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Giovanna (aka Jane) is definitely a daytime person. She likes early morning best, and the earlier, the better. Massimo, ehm… the opposite. In today’s lesson, we are going to learn and conjugate verbs ending in “ire”, like “dormire” (to sleep) and some useful expression we can use to describe people’s habits. Are you a nighttime or daytime person?


The post 32. What A Beautiful Morning appeared first on LearnItalianPod.

Mar 27 2006

10mins

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10. What Is The Weather Like? (Intermediate)

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What is the most talked about subject in the world – THE real conversation opener? That’s right, the weather! So let’s learn some handy expressions you can use when you desperately need to keep a conversation going, but you run out of ideas. “Nice weather tonight, huh?”

Intermediate Level – Lesson #10


The post 10. What Is The Weather Like? (Intermediate) appeared first on LearnItalianPod.

Mar 23 2006

11mins

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31. Home Sweet Home

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Some says “There’s nothing like home sweet home”. We agree. In today’s lesson, we are going to learn some very useful words and expressions you can use when describing a house or an apartment.


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Mar 20 2006

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9. What A Party! (Intermediate)

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In today’s episode, we are going to hear about a fun birthday party, and a lucky girl that received some very nice presents. We’ll learn and practice more verbs and useful expressions using the past tense.

Intermediate Level – Lesson Nr. 9


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Mar 16 2006

14mins

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30. Let’s Get Lost In Rome

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We are spending a nice afternoon in Rome, first trying to find the Colosseum and then finding our way to the Bar Roma, where we’ll be tasting some delicious Chianti wine while facing the sunset. After learning how to ask for and understand directions, it’s finally time for us to… get lost! Ah, Rome, city of the soul!


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Mar 13 2006

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8. A Terrible Kid (Intermediate)

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In today’s episode, we are going to learn how to describe something that used to happen in the past on a regular basis. We’ll study and practice the past tense of the verb “Essere” (To Be), and some very helpful expressions you can use when talking about the past.

Intermediate Level – Lesson Nr. 8


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Mar 09 2006

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29. A Very Busy Guy

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Let’s meet Lorenzo, a very busy kind of guy, always on the run: he calls the train he takes every morning “my office”. In today lesson, we are going to learn how to conjugate verbs ending in “ere”, like “prendere” (to take), “leggere” (to read), and “scrivere” (to write).


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Mar 06 2006

12mins

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7. Do As Romans Do (Intermediate)

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When in Rome, do as Romans do. That means, when you are somewhere that you are not familiar with, act like the people around you. That’s a golden rule. Let’s learn how to apply it “the Italian way” while practicing some useful expressions using the word “quando” (when).

Intermediate Level – Lesson Nr. 7


The post 7. Do As Romans Do (Intermediate) appeared first on LearnItalianPod.

Mar 02 2006

13mins

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28. At The Hotel

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One of the best way to enjoy Italy is renting a car, driving through the countryside, and stop for the night at a typical family-run small hotel. Let’s make sure that making a reservation and checking in at that cozy Italian hotel is going to be easy and fun by practicing these simple but very useful sentences.


The post 28. At The Hotel appeared first on LearnItalianPod.

Feb 27 2006

11mins

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6. I’ve Got A Cold! (Intermediate)

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Cold season hits its peak in February and everybody in the house is getting the flu! Let’s learn how to describe symptoms like “raffreddore” (cold), “tosse” (cough), and “febbre” (fever), while resting, taking medicines, and drinking some hot tea. Feeling better already?

Intermediate Level – Lesson Nr. 6


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Feb 23 2006

8mins

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27. A Postcard From Capri

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Some says you haven’t see Italy if you haven’t see the marvelous Isle of Capri. We wouldn’t go that far, but truth is, if you don’t stop there, you’re missing out. So let’s spend a nice afternoon in Capri, looking at the blue sea, relaxing, and writing postcards – in Italian – to your friends back home. Now this is living!


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Feb 20 2006

10mins

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5. A Dynamic Girl (Intermediate)

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“I get by with a little help from my friends”… beautiful song, and very true meaning. Today we are talking about friendships. We do so by describing our friend Valentina, a very dynamic and energetic girl. Let’s learn how to describe people and actions, and how to use the adverbs “mai” (never), “spesso” (often), and “qualche volta” (sometimes).

Intermediate Level – Lesson Nr. 5


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Feb 16 2006

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iTunes Ratings

176 Ratings
Average Ratings
95
32
17
22
10

Wow!

By Cooper Bridges - Feb 04 2019
Read more
This was an amazing podcast! I’ve been trying to learn Italian for about two weeks now and this is so helpful! I would also recommend the app duolingo if you want to learn it as well😀

Good show!

By sweetchild42 - Apr 27 2016
Read more
This really helped me learn the language and overcome my fear of learning languages.