Level: Culture Shot
Learn Italian with LearnItalianPod. Here’s what VIP Member Richie from Chicago has to say about his recent trip to Italy: “I had the best time ever. It’s just incredible how beautiful Italy really is… and how Italians can be charming and generous, once you just try to speak their language! And, about the Italian language… how many times can Italians repeat the word “ciao”? I heard it everywhere, all the times… it must be the most famous Italian word!”
Right on, Richie! Used to say “hi” and “goodbye”, used as informal exclamation with different meanings, used doubling the word, the word “ciao” is known all over the world and it is currently used in several languages as a loan word. So, let’s celebrate the word “ciao”, by finding out its origin, its different meanings, and some curious facts about it. Enjoy!
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Culture Shot – Episode Nr.42
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