Posts Tagged ‘art’

3. The Ultimate Renaissance Man (Fame & Fortune)

  Level: Fame & Fortune

LearnItalianPod This time, the spotlight is on the ultimate Renaissance Man, one of the greatest if not the greatest genius of all times, Leonardo da Vinci. Let’s learn all about the genius and creativity of a truly wonderful mind, and let’s practice lots of useful Italian words and expressions that are sure to take your Italian to the next level. Enjoy!

Fame & Fortune – Episode #3

34. The Fountain’s Facelift (That’s Amore!)

  Level: That's Amore!

LearnItalianPod Did you know that 60% of the world’s art treasures can be found in Italy and good part of that art is in the beautiful city of Rome? – Rome is famous for its museums, churches, art galleries, and magnificent works of art. Recently, one of the true symbols of Rome, the world-renowned Trevi Fountain, was in need of a face lift. A famous Italian house fashion stepped up and founded the restoration of this famous Italian icon. — And so today, let’s learn all about the “Fontana di Trevi” (the Trevi Fountain), and let’s practice lots of useful Italian words and expressions that you can use in any “real life” conversation in Italian. Enjoy!

VIP Members Only: Login to the Learning Center to find the full transcript of this lesson in Italian and English, the premium audio containing the examples from the lesson with plenty of extra sentences with blank spaces after each sentence so you can practice your pronunciation over and over, and some great interactive flashcards, English to Italian – so each flashcard will challenge you on “how to say something in Italian when you are thinking in English” – a great, “real-life situation” exercise.

That’s Amore! – Episode #34

10. The Vegetable Cathedral (That’s Amore!)

  Level: That's Amore!

LearnItalianPod Here’s another interesting news story, thanks to VIP member Jason from Vancouver, Canada, who is studying architecture in Italy. This piece of news is so unusual yet fascinating (it’s about an Italian vegetable cathedral made of trees!) that when we heard of it, we knew we had to share it with all of you. – So, just listen to another wonderful example of Italian creativity while learning some useful Italian words and expressions that you can use in any conversation. Enjoy!

VIP Members Only: Login to the Learning Center to find the full transcript of this lesson in Italian and English, the premium audio containing the examples from the lesson with plenty of extra sentences with blank spaces after each sentence so you can practice your pronunciation over and over, and some great interactive flashcards, English to Italian – so each flashcard will challenge you on “how to say something in Italian when you are thinking in English” – a great, “real-life situation” exercise.

That’s Amore! – Episode #10

29. The Island of Glass (Listen Up & Learn)

  Level: Listen Up & Learn

LearnItalianPodEpisode #29 of the fun-to-practice and extra-useful “Listen Up & Learn” lesson series is entitled “The Island of Glass” (L’Isola del Vetro). – According to recent news, the island of Murano and its worldwide famous glass making tradition are in real danger of disappearing soon. A decreasing labor supply and most importantly, the growing competition from China and Eastern Europe, are putting this “100% made in Italy” glass making industry on its knees. But the Venetian glass makers are not ready to surrender yet…

So, let’s pay a tribute to this fantastic artistic tradition by learning about its fascinating story and cultural aspects. – Then as usual, after listening to the story, take the “7 Question Challenge” to test your comprehension, speaking, and grammar skills. Enjoy!

[VIP Members Only Extra Bonus - Back To Basics: The Verb "Piacere" (To Like)] Login to the Learning Center to find, as a special extra bonus, a super useful audio file with PDF transcript entitled “Back To Basics: The Verb Piacere (To Like)“. This verb it’s not as easy as it seems (no worries, we’ve made it easier for you!) but it is a must-know if you really want to “Say It Like Italians Do!”

Listen Up & Learn – Episode #29

15. May I See Your Passport, Please? (Listen Up & Learn)

  Level: Listen Up & Learn

LearnItalianPodLearn Italian with www.LearnItalianPod.com – Episode #15 of the extra-useful and fun-to-practice “Listen Up & Learn” lesson series is entitled “May I See Your Passport, Please?” – You just landed at the Italian airport, eager to start enjoying your vacation of a lifetime, and the very last step before you begin exploring beautiful Italy is going through customs and immigration.

Listen to a conversation between Maria, a just-arrived tourist, and an Italian Customs Officer, train your ears to truly understand the Italian language, and finally take the “7 Question Challenge” to test your comprehension, speaking, and grammar skills. — By studying and practicing this episode, you will learn a lot of useful words and sentences that you can use in formal conversations when dealing with official authorities in Italian. Enjoy!

[Featured Extra Bonus: The Italian Art Vocabulary - VIP Members Only] Login to the Learning Center to find, as a special extra bonus, a super useful audio file with PDF transcript entitled “The Italian Art Vocabulary“, containing the sixty-four (64) most popular, must-know Italian words related to art: master these, and get ready to show some serious Italian artistic talent!

Listen Up & Learn – Episode #15

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