43. Agosto, Moglie Mia Non Ti Conosco (Culture Shot)

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LearnItalianPodLearn Italian with LearnItalianPod. LearnItalianPod VIP subscriber Alexandra from Vancouver is in Italy for study reasons. She says: “It’s the week of mid-August here in Milano and I wasn’t really prepared for what appears to be a desert city. I mean, it is… empty! Where’s everyone? And what’s with the sentence “agosto, moglie mia non ti conosco” that I keep hearing all the times?”

Dear Alexandra, welcome to the Italian “Ferragosto”, and thanks for the inspiration! – So, here they are, one of the most famous Italian summer’s sentences ever and a celebration of the Italian summer all in one Culture Shot. Enjoy!

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Culture Shot – Episode Nr.43

3 Responses to "43. Agosto, Moglie Mia Non Ti Conosco (Culture Shot)"

Tom F Says:

 Thank you Jane and Massimo!

I’m wondering about the music that starts the episodes. Can you tell me more about it?

Thank you!

LearnItalianPod.com Says:

It’s a classic and very old Italian tarantella, which is is a southern Italian couple folk dance in 6/8 time accompanied by tambourines.

Hamza Says:

Thank you for this great lessons in Italian

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