New Lesson - Aperitivo: The Italian Happy Hour - March 9, 2014
|Aperitivo: The Italian Happy Hour (That's Amore!) -- Italians, known for eating dinner quite late in the evening, call their Happy Hour "Aperitivo". Literally, "aperitivo" is a pre-meal drink whose scope is to stimulate appetite, but in Italy it is in fact much more than that. Italians consider the time of "aperitivo" as a terrific opportunity to spend time and socialize with friends. - So, let's learn all about what Italians eat and drink during Happy Hour, while we practice lots of useful Italian words and expressions that are sure to take your Italian to the next level. Enjoy!|
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Favorite Lesson of the Week at LearnItalianPod - March 2, 2014
|Honey, We're Having A Baby! (Culture Shot) -- "Favorite Lesson of the Week" is a selection of some of our most-downloaded and highly rated lessons covering every level and series, and a "must-practice" if you want to speak Italian. This time, let's learn some of the most original ways Italian women use to announce "we’re having a baby!" to their significant others, family, and friends. Enjoy!|
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Of the four basic Italian language skills, reading, writing, listening and speaking, one of the most difficult to acquire (if not the most difficult) is listening comprehension. - Practice this exciting lesson series and train your ears to listen and understand the Italian language! Recommended for Intermediate to Advanced level students.
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