If you’re going on holiday to Rome, and are seeking the best places to visit with your children, then look no further, as we’ve compiled a list of the best family-friendly activities. With a massive range of fun activities available, you’ll be sure to find plenty to do with the kids to keep them happy […]
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If you want to join in with the World Cup, and use it as an opportunity to learn a language along the way, listening to commentary in a different language can get you started.
Whether their linguistic skills result from romantic encounters, multicultural upbringings, or pure passion for learning, these world-famous celebrities have mastered foreign languages. Can you guess which lovely performer speaks more than five?
Ciao Bella! Rome, Venice; so many beautiful places and so much amazing food! Brush up on some key phrases here! 1. Allora – Umm. You’ll here this absolutely everywhere you go and it’s such a beautiful way to buy yourself some thinking time before launching into the rest of your well-practiced Italian. 2. Scusi or Permesso […]
Here at Listen & Learn we enjoy receiving feedback from both students and teachers. Upon finding out that one of our teachers offers both courses and the chance to stay in an Italian village near Lake Como, we decided it was time to hear from her: Ciao a tutti, bonjour! I’m Alessandra a bilingual teacher. […]
So, you’re in love with Italy. You never thought you could love a country, its people and its culture as much as you love Italy. In fact, you love the Mediterranean paradise so much, you not only want to surround yourself with the people, you want to be one of them. But what makes an […]
Italian is a colourful language, as all the Latin languages are, and like every other language it has its own proverbs, expressions and idioms. Below are a few common Italian phrases to learn, so you can convince people you’re a real Italian. Non si puo avere la botte piena è la moglie ubriaca Literally translating […]
We all know that English is chock full of loan words – we’ve stolen words from just about every language there is, from German to Hindi. However, it’s also no secret that other countries haven’t been impervious to the influence of the English language. Not all too long ago it would have been incredibly hard […]
When you’re learning a new language, it’s a good idea to try and immerse yourself in it as much as possible. If you can’t move to the country of your target language, perhaps try supplementing the Italian classes you’re taking in New York with some movies. There’s a huge range of movies out there in […]
Elephants are pretty great. They’re cute, they have long memories… and one of them can speak Korean. An elephant in Korea has started to speak the language by imitating his keeper. Koshik is 22, and scientists think he may have started imitating human speech because he is lonely. Take a look at the video of […]