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News, Updates, and Apologies

Buongiorno! I apologize for the lack of posts, but I had a lot of exams to grade this semester (as well as finishing my own exams and papers), and I also had an important research project to finish for a conference as well as a multitude of other commitments. Posts should resume more regularly now that the semester has ended.

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Surprising Words

Surprising Words: belga

The adjective belga can be confusing because it is a bit different from other words used to describe one’s nationality, such as: italiano, italiana / italiani,

Suprising Words: il maglione

In Italian, words that typically end in –ione are considered feminine: l’abbreviazione l’alluvione la religione la stagione la vocazione BE CAREFUL THOUGH: The noun il maglione is masculine. The

News & Updates

Paperback of Ripassiamo! is now available!

Ciao a tutti! When I first envisioned Piccole Guide, I did not intend for them to be in paperback version. Many of you had sent emails asking that I please make them available for purchase since many of you prefer paperbacks to ebooks! Both volumes 1 and 2 and the exercise guide for volume 1 are available from Lulu. Our latest guida, Ripassiamo!,

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Radio Arlecchino

The Department of French and Italian at the University of Texas at Austin has developed a wonderful group of Italian lessons as podcasts called Radio Arlecchino.