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Here in we have two lovely in our : , commonly called because it houses the council offices, and . Most of the time it’s difficult to appreciate the beauty of these piazze due to their unfortunate, and somewhat controversial use as car parks. Every and the ugly cars are evicted to make room for the local market, which is more attractive but still makes it difficult to enjoy these beautiful spaces without ‘clutter’. Yesterday, however, was perhaps the first time that I’d appreciated the use of Piazza del Comune as a car park. was an Italian car manufacturer, created jointly by , and in 1955. The first car to be produced by the new company was the , whose name was a tribute to , founder of the Bianchi company in 1885. With its premium design and trendy equipment features, the Bianchina was basically an upmarket minicar, and more sophisticated than its better known counterpart, the Fiat 500. Yes, for once Piazza della Repubblica actually looked beautiful with cars parked in it. Related:  Idioma italianoItalian

Learn Italian with music: "Gli uomini non cambiano" by Mia Martini | Easy Learn Italian Easy Learn Italian Friday, October 11, 2013 Learn Italian with music: "Gli uomini non cambiano" by Mia Martini "Gli uomini non cambiano" by Mia Martini Song+ltalian lyrics + English translation 1) Listen to "Gli uomini non cambiano" without lyrics 2) Listen to the song reading lyrics 3) Compare Italian lyrics with English translation 4) Share this page 1) Ascolta "Gli uomini non cambiano" senza leggere il testo 2) Ascolta la canzone leggendo il testo 3) Confronta il testo in italiano con la traduzione in inglese 4) Condividi questa pagina Email ThisBlogThis! Labels: gli uomini non cambiano, italian song, learn italian, Mia Martini Newer PostOlder PostHome Social Profiles Powered by Blogger. Italian exercises and quizzes Learn Italian with music Learn Italian resources Follow us on facebook Google+ Followers Copyright © 2014 Easy Learn Italian | Powered by Blogger Design by NewWpThemes | Blogger Theme by Lasantha - Premium Blogger Themes | Virtual Private Server

Dante Alighieri on the Web What is the difference between sono and sto SONO (from verb essere) is used to indicate more permanent aspects of people or things, such as : Origin - (Io) sono di Milano = I'm from Milan Identity - sono Carla.= I'm Carla Profession -sono un dottore = I'm a doctor Religious or political affiliation - Sono cattolico = I'm catolic Sono repubblicano = I'm republican Condition or emotion that is subject to change - Sono stanco = I am tired (your example !!) Sono malato = I am sick Time of day or date - Sono le otto. = It is eight o'clock. Possession -Questi libri sono di Mario = These books belong to Mario Nationality - Sono Italiano =I am from Italy. Physical aspects or characteristics of something - Le sedie sono verdi. =The chairs are green. STO is used to indicate is used to indicate more temporary aspects of people or things but also to state precise locations, in idioms and as auxiliary, such as : Location - Io sto qui = I am here.

Italian I Tutorial: Basic Phrases, Vocabulary and Grammar • Learn Italian Online • Free Italian Lessons If you're interested in buying books to supplement your Italian studies, I've recommended some books from Amazon. Also check out the Foreign Service Institute Italian FAST Course that I am converting to HTML. If you'd like to download the mp3s, use the DownThemAll add-on for Firefox to download all the mp3s at once instead of right-clicking on each link. Thanks to Corrado for the recordings! 1. NEW! Notice that Italian has informal and formal ways of saying things. Also, the words pazzo and zitto refer to men. 2. Italian is a very phonetic language, so pronunciation should be easy. In spelling, the letter e is used to represent both [e] and [ɛ]; while the letter o is used to represent both [o] and [ɔ]. Italian consonant + vowel combinations The consonant h is always silent. Stress falls on the second-to-last syllable in Italian. 3. 4. All nouns in Italian have a gender (masculine or feminine) and the articles must agree with the gender. 5. 6. 7. Flashcards also include subject pronouns.

All Things Sicilian and More Italian Words | Learn Italian Words and Nouns Learn Italian words in many categories with free Italian flash cards and the dangerously addictive Lingo Dingo review game. The flash cards and the Lingo Dingo will teach you basic Italian words with audio from native speakers. Learn Italian Words - Pick a Topic Below Learning Italian Words Hopefully you have learned many new Italian vocabulary words after you have visited each of these pages. ITALIAN VERBS what about diving in Sicily, Italy? [Archive] - ScubaBoard - Scuba Diving Forum - Diving Social Network BlueGirlGoes November 17th, 2004, 02:56 PM Back from Sicily, I wish I'd gone with another outfit ... I can NOT recommend DiveSicily (divesicily.com) on Taormina. When I got in the water (this was for the Roman columns dive), it was obvious the fins weren't going to work. After the group surfaced - the concensus on the columns was "You didn't miss anything" - Alex took us to another dive shop/coffee bar where they had fins my size. Dive Two was shallow and my fins fit so I managed. Diver beware - I'm glad others have had good experiences in the area.

Italian Present Tense, Plural, Articles, Italian Numbers, Alphabet Italian Lesson 1 Italian Reading Read the text and see if you can understand anything, try not to look at the translation below the first time. Italian Verbs: The table above shows all types of Italian verbs in the present tense, verbs ending with (~are, ~ere, ~ire, ~ire type two) plus irregular verbs. The blue font at the end of the verbs shows the endings that similar verbs may take, so it’s all about manipulating the endings… But when it comes to irregular verbs they should be memorized by heart, since they don’t follow a logic rule. Note that irregular verbs are used very often, that’s why you have to focus on them. Note that “Lei” can mean (she or you formal). Italian Singular to Plural (Nouns & Adjectives) Italian nouns and adjectives are different than the English ones, The Italian noun and adjective take 4 forms, usually nouns & adjectives take “o” at the end of the singular masculine, and “a” for singular feminine, for plural masculine “i”, plural feminine take “e”.

Learn Italian with free online lessons Diving excursions in Sicily Diving ed Escursioni nelle Acque del Golfo di Castellammare La subacquea è una attività sportiva affascinante che col passare del tempo non perde mai la sua fortissma attrazione per il gusto della scoperta "immersa" in un contesto splendido e intrigante quale la profondità marina le bellezze naturali e il fascino del mondo sommerso. una "discesa" comporta sicuramente una buona preparazione atletica nonchè una discreta esperienza nella gestione delle risorse, ma sono tutte componenti che si gestiscono facilmente con qualche immersione; iniziando con il battesimo del mare, fino ad acquisire la sicurezza di scendere alle alte profondita. Le nostre escursioni si basano principalmente nell'esplorare ed ammirare i due relitti siti nella RISERVA NATURALE DELLO ZINGARO riserva naturalistica prettamente terrestre che gode di 7km circa di costa dove non essendoci strade viene naturlamente estesa anche a quel tratto di mare immediatamente davanti ad essa Le immersioni da fare nel palermitano

Errori grammaticali comuni: dieci figuracce da evitare per salvare la grammatica italiana | LINKUAGGIO? Quali sono gli errori grammaticali più comuni? Non abbiamo la possibilità di effettuare sondaggi su ampia scala, né sono stati effettuati studi recenti sui dubbi linguistici più diffusi; ciò non vuol dire, però, che una qualche ipotesi non possa essere azzardata e che non possiamo darvi delle dritte per evitare di sbagliare. Ma veniamo al dunque: quali sono gli errori più diffusi e com'è possibile evitarli? 1. Accento e apostrofo non sono la stessa cosa Il consiglio: leggi il nostro approfondimento sulla differenza tra accento e apostrofo. 2. Sempre a proposito di accenti, ricordate che tutte le parole che terminano con -ché o -tré vogliono l'accento acuto e non quello grave (quello di "cioè", per esempio); ci sono anche altri casi, come il passato remoto di alcuni verbi ("poté", "batté" etc...), ma la regola generale è questa; tutto il resto degli accenti - su tutte le altre vocali finali, quindi - è sempre grave ("però", "giù", "lì", "vedrà"). 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. Le ridondanze vanno evitate.

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