50. They Arrested Santa Claus! (Culture Shot)

LearnItalianPod Christmas is just a few days away, and, to get you into the holiday mood, what could be better than celebrating Santa Claus? But, as you will see, this is definitely not going to be a traditional celebration… In fact, we’re reporting an incredible piece of news from Italy: in Naples, they have arrested Santa Claus! – And so today, in a nice twisted way, we’re going to dedicate Culture Shot #50 to the icon of the holiday season, Babbo Natale!

On the grammar section, we will review “how to ask questions” in Italian together with some of the most interesting words and expressions from the story. — Oh, and one more thing: if you are a LearnItalianPod VIP Member you will love today’s extra bonus, as it contains everything you need to know to celebrate this holiday season… like Italians do!

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Culture Shot – Episode Nr.50


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3 thoughts on “50. They Arrested Santa Claus! (Culture Shot)”

  1. Is there a pattern to when to put the subject at the beginning of the sentence and when to put it at the end? There are these examples from this week’s lesson:

    Marina e’ arrivata tardi?

    E’ arrivata a casa la mamma?


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