The Project

BECOME AN ITALIAN

IMAGINE sitting IN A BAR, DRINKING A COFFEE WITH YOUR ITALIAN FRIEND AND YOU WANT TO SPEAK WITH HIM BUT YOU STILL HAVE TROUBLE SAYING "PASS ME THE SUGAR" IN HIS LANGUAGE.

NOW IMAGINE THAT YOU KNOW HOW TO SPEAK ITALIAN fluently, but because of your cultural differences you don't understand each others jokes.

TURNS OUT THAT DUE SPAGHETTI HAS THE SOLUTION TO These problems AND WILL SHOW you EVERYTHING YOU NEED to IMPROVE YOUR language skills and CULTURAL KNOWLEDGE of Italy, TURNING YOU INTO AN ITALIAN PERSON!

YOU WILL BE ABLE TO TALK ABOUT EVERYTHING! NO MORE LIMITS.

POLITICS, GEOGRAPHY, CULTURal differences, cuisine, DIALECTS, STEREOTYPES, TRIPS, NATURE, URBAN CITIES, ECONOMY, APERITIVO AND Many more.

WHAT YOU WILL FIND IN THE LESSONS

ITALIAN QUIZ 

CHALLENGE YOURSELF WITH THE SECRETS OF "LA DOLCE VITA"!

ROLE PLAY

 ACTING SKILLS NEEDED! 

THIS IS ABSOLUTELY MY FAVOURITE GAME! 

YOU WILL IMPERSONATE A CHARACTER and you will interact with me to come to terms and find a solution to a debate!

Learn with popular movies !

INDOVINELLI 

DO YOU LIKE RIDDLES?  

WHY NOT DO THEM IN THE LANGUAGE YOU ARE LEARNING ?! 

THIS IS WHAT I CALL "KILL TWO BIRDS WITH one stone"

Viaggia in tutto il mondo stando in un angolo. COS'è?
 

Il francobollo!

NEWSPAPER ANALYSIS

gO DEEPER INTO THE latest ITALIAN NEWS!

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PLAY "TABOO"

THIS IS A GOOD brain teaser TO IMPROVE YOUR VOCABULARY.

I KNOW THAT THE WORDS ARE SOMEWHERE INSIDE YOUR BRAIN... TABOO WILL PUSH THEM OUT AND YOU WILL FINALLY START TO TALK!

JOKES

UNDERSTANDING JOKES IN A FOREIGN LANGUAGE COULD BE VERY CHALLENGING!

MOST OF THE TIMES it IS DUE TO A LACK OF KNOWLEDGE OF THE CULTURAL BACKGROUNd!

TAKE THE FOLLOWING EXAMPLE: 

Una mamma incinta e suo figlio sono al ristorante.

 A un tratto si avvicina una signora e chiede alla mamma:

  - Aspetta il secondo?
  E lei: - No! Aspetto il dessert!

A pregnant woman and her son are sitting at the restaurant.

suddenly a woman get closer and ask the mum:

-are you waiting for the second?

and she replies: - no! I'm waiting for dessert!

Explanation: Not everyone knows that "IL SECONDO- The Second" is a main dish in the Italian cuisine, which is usually  meat or fish.

 It's served after "IL PRIMO - The First Dish" , which is usually  Pasta or Rice.

In the joke the woman was asking if the mum was waiting for the second child, but the mum misunderstood and replied with "Dessert" as she was thinking about the courses!

THIS IS NOT EVERYTHING !

MANY more MATERIALS AND ACTIVITIES ARE WAITING FOR YOU!

KEEP IN TOUCH

I'D LOVE TO HEAR FROM YOU!

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