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Anna e Marika
Intermediate
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Anna and Marika are two young women who sometimes masquerade as lyric opera characters and news broadcasters, but who also give us some authentic everyday Italian conversation, and show us around the shops, parks, and eating places of Rome. These videos are generally geared to beginners, with some moments of fast talking by restaurant owners and the like.

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Anna e Marika - Il verbo avere - Part 1

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Italy

Anna and Marika introduce the verb avere (to have) and show us the conjugation in the present, present perfect, simple past and past perfect.

Anna e Marika - Il verbo avere - Part 2

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Italy

Anna and Marika talk about their love lives, using the remote past and the remote past perfect, as well as the present and past conditional.

Anna e Marika - Il verbo avere - Part 3

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Italy

Marika and Anna present the verb avere (to have) in the subjunctive mood, which, in Italian, as you'll see, is used when the word che is used as a conjunction. This mood has practically disappeared from the English language.

Anna e Marika - Il verbo avere - Part 4

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Italy

Anna and Marika finish explaining the tenses of the verb "avere" (to have). They give examples of present and past participles, present and past gerunds, as well as the simple future and future perfect.

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