23. It’s Back To School Time! (Upper Intermediate)

LearnItalianPod Learn Italian with LearnItalianPod. Episode #23 of the “Upper-Intermediate Level Series” is entitled “It’s Back To School Time!”. For millions of Italian students the first day of school is just around the corner. In Italy in fact school traditionally begins the second week of September.

Let’s follow our friend Lucia as she makes sure her son Mattia has everything he needs to start school the right way. On the grammar section, we will review some of the most interesting expressions from the dialogue giving grammar rules and extra examples, and we’ll give an overview of the Italian school system. You’ll really find a lot of useful, informal, 100% “real” Italian on this episode, together with a lot of new vocabulary – so, let’s get to it right away!

[LearnItalianPod VIP Members Extra Bonus!] Login to the Learning Center to download Audio & PDF Transcript of the “must-know” Italian verb “Mettere” (to put, to place, to set, to stick on, to apply), and some of the most common and useful idiomatic expressions that use this important verb.

Upper Intermediate – Episode Nr.23


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2 thoughts on “23. It’s Back To School Time! (Upper Intermediate)”

  1. This was one of your very best lessons – I especially appreciated the review and drill of the verb mettere – I hope you will work more verb reviews into future lessons

  2. Ma e’ vero che si dice “biro” per penna? Lo vedo sui libri di grammatica ma non lo sento mai. Maybe because I’m not in an elementary school environment. Please explain. Anche “cestino per la merenda”. Never heard anyone say it. Matter of fact is this a new thing, the “lunchbox” for Italians?

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