35. What Does The Newspaper Say? (5 Min. A Day)

LearnItalianPod Learn Italian with LearnItalianPod.com – Reading the Italian newspaper is an excellent way to practice your reading skills and improve your knowledge of the Italian language and culture. What’s nice about it is that you don’t need the actual paper; in fact, you can browse many Italian newspapers directly on the Internet. — So, let’s practice a lot of useful, ready-to-use Italian words, sentences, and expressions by listening to Jane and Massimo as they make comments about what they’re reading on the newspaper. Enjoy!

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5 Minutes A Day – Episode #35

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3 thoughts on “35. What Does The Newspaper Say? (5 Min. A Day)”

  1. Thank you for the list of Italian newspapers… I now spend about 15/20 minutes a day reading the online newspapers, and it works for me! Very useful episode, thank you.

  2. According to the dictionary, the word cronaca means chronicle, report, news, commentary. So, it is the word nera (black) that is translated as crime in the expression cronaca nera? Can you explain, please?

  3. Yes, the Italian word “cronaca” means “chronicle, report, news, commentary”. There are several types of “cronaca” (news) in Italy: “cronaca nera” (crime news), cronaca bianca (literally: white news, meaning news about culture and non-violent events), cronaca politica (political news), cronaca letteraria (news about literature), and many more.

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